Duration: 9 months
Cost of fellowship: free of charge
Deadline: October 2, 2018
Eligibility: сitizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States); men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of backgrounds (including academia, business, government, journalism, and other professions); academic candidates holding a Ph.D. (Ph.D. must be received by the application deadline of October 2); academic candidates demonstrating scholarly achievement by publications beyond their doctoral dissertations; practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement; English proficiency
WHO’s Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO while enriching their knowledge and experience in the health field, thereby contributing to the advancement public health.
The duration of WHO internships is between six to twenty four weeks depending on the needs of the WHO technical unit and the intern’s availability. WHO internships are not paid and all costs of travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate.
Internship Application Deadline: June 30, 2018