Northwestern University

Jan
26
Sun

Global Health Corps Fellowship External Deadline

When: Sunday, January 26, 2014
All day  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Angela R Johnson   (847) 491-2617

Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

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Description:

Global Health Corps is looking for driven, passionate, young leaders with diverse skill sets and experiences to join the movement for health equity.

One-year paid fellowship positions are available with high impact NGOs and government organizations in East Africa, Southern Africa and the US. Applicants can apply for up to 3 positions that match their interests and skills, from project management to monitoring and evaluation, engineering, communications and more. We are looking for people from a broad range of sectors and disciplines.

The eligibility requirements are that applicants must:
** Be 30 years old or younger
** Have at least a bachelor's degree
** Be proficient in English
No prior health or international experience is necessary!

Fellows will receive the following benefits:
** Livable monthly stipend
** Free housing and utilities
** Health insurance
** A professional development grant of $600
** A completion award of $1500
*An advising program that pairs fellows with a mentor in their area of work or interest
** A two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United States to begin the fellowship
** An End-of-Year retreat in East Africa to finish the fellowship
** Three multi-day retreats during the year
** Travel to placement site, all trainings and back home
** Professional development and personal support from a  dedicated in-country program manager
**Accompaniment program led by Still Harbor

Applications for the fellowship close January 26, 2014. Apply at http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/

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