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Become a Fellow of the Global Health Corps and Work in the USA: Numerous Open Fellowship Positions for National & International Fellows

zimdev2The Global Health Corps invites fellowship application from individuals around the world for different fellowship positions in the United States. This is an opportunity to work in organizations in the United States for a period of one year. Global Health Corps’ mission is to build a movement for global health equity, and the ability to reach as many people as possible is a key part of that mission.

The fellows are provided living stipends, housing, health insurance, work expenses, and all travel required for fellowship participation. They will also receive up to $600 in professional development funds. In addition to covering these expenses, all fellows receive a completion award of $1500 at the end of the fellowship.

The fellowship period will be from mid-June to mid-August of the following year. This includes attending a two-week Summer Training Institute in June/July, followed by twelve months working on the ground on the fellowship, and a final group exit meeting in August. Fellows travel directly from Training to their placement site. The Training Institute will run from June 27th to July 12th 2015. Fellows fly directly from Training to their placement sites (travel is arranged by GHC).

Each fellowship teams consist of two fellows. All teams are cross-cultural, with one fellow from the host country (the ‘national fellow’), and one fellow from outside the host country (the ‘international fellow’).

Open Fellowship Positions & Organization name

  • Program Implementation Fellow – GE Foundation
  • GHD online Coordinator – Global Health Delivery Project
  • Program and Community Outreach Fellow – Grameen PrimaCare
  • Evaluation and Client Care Coordinator, HIPS
  • Program Manager – Vecna Cares Charitable Trust
  • Social Protection and Health Fellow – Inter-American Development Bank
  • Health Fellow – Covenant House
  • Program Officer – Last Mile Health
  • Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Fellow – Children’s Health Fund
  • Program Manager: Student Athlete Development, Athletes United for Social Justice (The Grassroot Project)
  • Global Communications Fellow, IntraHealth International
  • Global Program Associate, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Wellness Program Manager, Boys and Girls Club of Newark
  • Policy and Programs Officer, UNAIDS/Together for Girls
  • Community Health Fellow, Boston Public Health Commission
  • Data and Evaluation Fellow, Single Stop USA
  • Health Transformation Evaluation Associate, Clinton Health Matters Initiative
  • Research and Policy Analysis Fellow, Marie Stopes International
  • Malaria Program Officer, GBCHealth
  • Donor Relations Manager, Housing Works Inc.
  • Finance and Operations Fellow, gardens of Health

Essay Questions to be addressed in Application

  1. Why do you want to be a GHC fellow? (200 words)
  2. Tell us about a time when you were part of a group that faced an obstacle and you came up with a creative solution. What was creative about this solution? Please focus on your role and its impact on the group. (300 words)
  3. Describe a time when you identified a social problem or injustice and took action to make a change. What did you do and what did you learn? (250 words)
  4. Describe a specific time when you acted according to your principles or values. (200 words)
  5. Additionally, applicants need to mention position choices and write essays on the same – Why are you applying for this particular position, and what skills or experiences do you have that qualify you for this position? What do you hope to accomplish in this position during your fellowship year? (Maximum 175 words each)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be able to meet the academic and professional requirements of the position s/he is applying for. No past experience in healthcare is required.
  • If the applicant’s graduation ceremony is yet to take place, the school must be able to provide confirmation that s/he has completed the degree.

Additional documents to be submitted in the online application – Curriculum vitae, recommendations (add or edit recommendation requests to submit the names and email addresses of two people – referees. At least one of the forms should be completed by a former supervisor or employer.), and proof of education & identity.

For more information, please visit Apply to be a Fellow.

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