Project Intern

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7127793 (Ref.No. 14187-en_US)
Posted: March 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This position is available for summer 2023 (anticipated start date mid-May 2023), full-time for approximately 12 weeks. 

The goal of this internship program is to provide an introduction to the administration and operations management of the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Global Health programs, as well as exposure to key issues in global health. Day to day work will vary and focus on global program management, operations, and implementation including projects that focus on monitoring and evaluation, social media, fundraising, education and training. 

These positions will be based in Houston with interns responsible for their own housing and transportation.

We are committed to providing opportunities for underrepresented students. We welcome students from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines with an expressed interest in global health. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates must submit an application including your cover letter and resume. 

We will host an optional information session on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. Participation in this session does not influence your chances of participation in the internship. Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We are also offering interested candidates an opportunity to be paired with a professional in the fields of global health and education who can provide coaching on the application process. These professionals will not be involved in the selection process but have extensive experience in professional development. For more details and to sign up, please refer to: 

Job Duties

This internship is intended for graduate-level students. Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain experience in the field of global health operations management;
  • Develop skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure;
  • Gain an understanding of global health programs and interventions in a variety of countries;
  • Gain exposure to global clinical programming and related health challenges in low resource settings.
  • Gain experience working with diverse and multidisciplinary global health implementers and experts.
  • Develop and disseminate relevant global health materials including social media posts, websites, presentations, and outreach materials;
  • Develop and update global health training materials and curriculum;
  • Support philanthropic efforts including research and development of proposals to prospective partners and donors;
  • Support global health project management to ensure that specific activities are on track to meet intended deliverables and align with program priorities;
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the intern’s individual interests.
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in graduate school.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.