The Dickey Center Global Health Internship opportunities are explicitly co-designed with global partners each term. The Spring Term Offerings and Application will be available in January, 2024. Applications for Winter Term closed Thursday, October 5 at 11:59pm.
In addition, please check out the Dickey Center International Internships page for self-designed opportunities and application instructions for leave-term internships related to Global Health.
Past and Current Partners
The Dartmouth Global Health Initiative works with a network of partners around the world on global health research and education.
- The primary aim of Evidence Synthesis Group is to engage in evidence synthesis that benefits the public, healthcare institutions, healthcare industry, clinicians, researchers, and policymakers.
- HTWB is an international telehealth NGO committed to providing broad and rapid access to aid by leveraging digital and technology to mitigate healthcare crises worldwide. HTWB strives to serve as an innovation hub and ecosystem builder, bridging the gap between the healthcare industry and technology sector to facilitate collaborative solutions that enhance access to quality care.
Brain Mind Institute, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya
- The Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) is a new entity that operates across AKU's multi-country campuses in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom, connecting the rich tapestry of academic entities, and facilitating interdisciplinary research, education and related clinical programming in mental health and neurosciences.
- BMI is committed to advancing brain health through collaborative Research, Education, and Innovation in Mental Health and Neuroscience. The Institute has set out to achieve the following goals:
- Enhanced capacity for leadership and influence in addressing neuroscience and mental health issues in East Africa, Pakistan and South Asia.
- Establishment of infrastructure to support (i) a hub for scholarship, exchange, and action on mental health issues, and (ii) educational, clinical, and community-based programs.
- New research that is relevant to the context of today's youth in Africa and South Asia.
- Programmatic offerings that address mental health related stigma and resiliency.
- Development of new curricula integrating behavioral sciences and mental health for medical colleges and nursing education; including social sciences, humanities, human rights and behavioral sciences.
- Advanced implementation of science-based programing in hospital and community clinics that translate new discoveries into prevention and treatment programs
- Sustainability in funding, including a robust pipeline of research grants
- PHAD is a non-profit technological and scientific organization in Vietnam with the goal of understanding and improving the health of human populations, especially disadvantaged groups, through research, training and interventions.
- Vantage Health Technologies, a part of the BroadReach Group, creates solutions to complex health challenges, most critically for underserved populations. Their AI-enabled platform provides decisions support, operational tools and step-by-step workflows to empower health care workers across the globe.
- The World Bank's Social Sustainability and Inclusion (SSI) Global Practice, of which the GPSA is part, helps countries tackle deep rooted social problems stemming from exclusion, fragility, climate change and other shocks, as well as lack voice and agency. The Practice focuses on people centered solutions that build inclusion, strengthen social cohesion and resilience, and empower vulnerable and marginalized groups to have influence and voice.
Hospital Cayetano Heredia Lima, Peru
- The Hospital Cayetano Heredia is a teaching hospital in Lima, Peru that provides basic medical care and cutting-edge medicine and is committed to scientific and technological research and development
- As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish its mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.
- Dartmouth NIH funded research project on people living with HIV and non-infected controls at the Infectious Disease Center. The Space Medicine Innovations Lab at Dartmouth has two NIH funded research projects investigating the neurocognitive effects of HIV. One study is with an adult cohort investigating whether tests of how the brain processes sound could predict the subsequent development of cognitive problems in those with HIV. This project is also evaluating the long-term auditory effects of HIV infection. The second project evaluates the use of central auditory tests to track neurocognitive and literarcy development in children living with HIV. Students will be involved in assisting with data collection at the research site in Tanzania.
- For decades, EngenderHealth has improved the lives of men, women, and families through its work in family planning, maternal health, HIV and AIDS, gender equity, and many other programs. EngenderHealth is a leading global women's health organization committed to working toward a world where sexual and reproductive rights are respected as human rights and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential.
- JSI and their nonprofit JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health management consulting and research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.
- MUHAS in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, trains health professionals and engages in research and public service in order to be a catalyst in equitable socio-economic development. MUHAS has five constituent schools—Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Environmental Health Sciences. It is the leading medical and health training institution in Tanzania. Established with the primary aim of training clinical health staff, it has since expanded into new academic programs that invest in health sciences leadership.
- The Rwandan Ministry of Health's goal is to provide and continually improve the health services of the Rwandan population through the provision of preventive, curative, and rehabilitative health care, thereby contributing to the reduction of poverty and enhancing the general well-being of the population