2017 Fully Paid PaidamfAR HIV/AIDS Public Policy Internship and Fellowship Programme

hivApplication Deadline:

  • For placements beginning in January/February 2017,endeavor to submit applications on or before 1st November, 2016.
  • For placements beginning in June/July 2017, endeavor to submit applications by15th April, 2017.

Eligible Countries:Internship and fellowship will take place in the USA

More Info: The Allan Rosenfield Internship and Fellowship Program at amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, was established to honor the distinguished public health leader Allan Rosenfield, M.D., dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health for 22 years, chair of amfAR’s program board, and a longtime member of the Foundation’s board of trustees. This training program has been established for exceptional college undergraduates and graduate students who aspire to become leaders in public health and in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Rosenfield interns and fellows are based at amfAR’s Public Policy office in Washington, D.C. They dedicate their time to public policy research and writing under the mentorship of the office’s senior leadership. amfAR’s Public Policy office is known for its considered analysis of emerging issues in AIDS policy including biomedical research, domestic and international AIDS funding, harm reduction, equity and human rights.

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct original writing and research related to the domestic and global HIV/AIDS epidemic as well as advocate to members of Congress and their staff, organize meetings and conferences, and participate in select community briefings.

Internship and Fellowship

Eligibility:  

  • Interested applicants for these internships should be enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.
  • Applicants for fellowships should have received an undergraduate degree prior to beginning the fellowship. A graduate degree related to public health policy and its associated fields (e.g., M.D., J.D., M.P.P, M.P.H., Ph.D) is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong writing and research skills and have a demonstrated interest in health policy or advocacy related to HIV/AIDS. Knowledge of the U.S. government and legislative processes is also preferred but not required.

Number of Awards: four awards will be available

Value and Duration of Programme: Placements are paid and full time and are up to six months for fellows and up to three months for interns. All fellows and interns are based in Washington, DC.

How to Apply: Applicants should send:

  • A resume;
  • A cover letter describing your interest in this issue and working at amfAR; and
  • A writing sample (no more than 2,000 words);

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