Global Health Corps Fellowship
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
The Global Health Corps is working to build the movement for global health equity by supporting emerging leaders in year-long fellowships with global health organizations in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and the US. This year, they are hoping to place over 90 fellows in organizations like Partners In Health, the Millennium Villages Project, Clinton Health Access Initiative, and the State Department, working on everything from architecture to communications and fundraising, to training and direct service. GHC has a unique model for service learning, helping fellows to learn the leadership and technical skills they need in this field while pairing fellows with a local fellow to better understand culture and context, and emphasizing the importance of reflection and discernment while doing this work.
Interested applicants must first submit their resume only to MOJO then apply online at http://ghcorps.org/apply/application
Global Health Corps Fellows must:
Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship placement will require different specific skills. Review the fellowship placement descriptions to learn about specific assignments and the skills that our partner organizations look for.
The Post-Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) is a structured 2-year paid health research program where individuals can apply their knowledge and passion to help advance the field of health metrics and accelerate global health progress. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of public health projects.
The Global Health Corps (GHC) aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity and improve the quality of health care services for the poor by connecting outstanding young leaders with organizations working on the front lines in the fight for global health equity. Applications have opened for Global Health Corps Fellowships, Class of 2010-2011. The Fellowship matches young professionals with organizations for fully-funded year-long fellowships, providing training, mentorship, and career guidance. For more information or to apply, please visit http://apply.ghcorps.org <http://action.ajws.org/site/R?i=HM2HLsIlIMApKsXuzuiZog..> .
Do you have any interest in Social Justice through Healthcare Advocacy?
If so, you might be interested in the Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice and the Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice. Both fellowships are year-long, full-time, salaried positions at Families USA‘s office in Washington, DC. Each year, one candidate will be selected for each fellowship. Selected fellows will receive a compensatory package that includes an annual salary of $38,000 and excellent health care benefits.
Below is a description of the two fellowships: Read the rest of this entry »
Have you heard about GlobeMed? It is a new organization at Middlebury College which is looking for your support!
GlobeMed is an organization that partners universities with community-based organizations in developing nations. Middlebury’s chapter has just been partnered with Africa 2000 Network in Uganda, an organization that works to improve lives in rural villages through supporting small-holder farmer development. They have centers throughout Uganda and work to teach organic farming methods, as well as establish markets and opportunities for income generation. Their work also includes building libraries with health information in the local dialect and training community leaders in health education in an attempt to break down stigmas about disease. Middlebury’s role in their organization will be working to fundraise as well as improve their public health programs. Additionally, they will be organizing an annual volunteer trip to help in Uganda as well as simultaneously providing global health education to our members all year round.
GlobeMed will be having an informational meeting for interested students on Tuesday, September 29th at 7:30 in Ross 011.