Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Project Intern

Global Health Fellows Program II

Tuberculosis Division, Office of Infectious Diseases, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development

Anticipated timeframe: January 2018 - June 2018: Compensated 6 month internship

Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA


The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting  the TB team’s implementation of activities related to MDR-TB projects, reports, and programs including, but not limited to:The Drug Resistant-TB (DR-TB) Care Package pilot, a key activity of the National Action Plan; Planning, implementation and monitoring of the introduction of Shorter Treatment and New Drug regimens;USAID/Janssen Bedaquiline Donation Program and pharmacovigilance system workshops; National Action Plan planning, implementation, and reporting.
  • Assisting TB Team with analyzing global TB data with the focus on MDR-TB data.
  • Conducting literature reviews on MDR-TB topics, new drugs and regimens, and providing summaries of the publications.
  • Collecting and consolidating project data and assisting team with publishing and dissemination.
  • Assisting team with the communication of results and deliverables through reports and presentations.
  • Providing logistical support to organize meetings, conference calls and webinars.
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming needs and/or the Intern’s own interests.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in a program related to social sciences, public health or related fields; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.
  • Experience with or knowledge of TB and MDR-TB.
  • Strong interest in Global Health with the emphasis on TB.
  • Strong writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

COMPENSATION:

 $1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).



TO APPLY:Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by September 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm eastern time.

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