Global Health Internship and Research Programs
The internship and research programs below are all offered through Princeton University, and they are open only to Princeton students. Some of them may qualify for the GHP summer research project. (See the Research Project Requirement page for a detailed description of what type of project will qualify.)
Apart from the programs below, you can find other opportunities on your own. You may find useful leads on our list of Summer Research Project Links and Resources.
- Selected Global Health and Health Policy (GHP) internships are pre-approved to satisfy the GHP summer research requirement. These positions are offered through different Princeton programs partnering with the GHP program, and they are open to all undergraduates.
Selected Health Grand Challenge internships are pre-approved to fulfill the GHP summer research requirement; please check project descriptions carefully and consult with the GHP program when choosing an internship.
- The U.S. Health Policy Scholars Program provides outstanding Princeton students with funding for travel and research to pursue internships and senior thesis research on topics related to U.S. health policy. The program is open to students from all departments. Students apply in the fall of their junior year.
- Princeton's Office of Health Professions Advising serves students and alumni of Princeton University who are planning or considering a career in health care. Its website has links to a wide range of health-related research opportunities, many of which may fulfill the GHP summer research requirement.
- The International Internship Program (IIP) provides guidance and financial support for Princeton undergraduates who wish to undertake a summer internship abroad, including a wide range of health-related international internships. Only some IIP internships are pre-approved to fulfill the GHP summer research requirement, so please check project descriptions carefully and consult with the GHP program when choosing an internship.
- The Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) Program offers substantive summer internships in domestic and international non-profit organizations with a demonstrated commitment to create systemic social change. These internships have been created exclusively for Princeton students; this includes a subset of opportunities in medical services and health policy.
Need more information?
For guidance on identifying a summer internship or research project opportunity, consult GHP Associate Director Kristina Graff.