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ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The internship program at the Global Health Institute (GHI) aims to enhance the knowledge and nurture skills of young individuals in an exciting, rewarding, and a diverse environment dedicated to the betterment of health, regionally and globally. The 6 GHI internship paths are detailed below.  

GHI INTERNSHIP PATHS

Research Internship

This internship aims to equip the intern with academic writing, data management, and data analysis skills in addition to expanding knowledge of research fields within the GHI programs:  Conflict Medicine Program, Refugee Health Program, E-Sahha ProgramGlobal Cancer Program and ECAP

 

 

Internship recommended duration: 2-3 months.

 

Internship eligibility:

Obtained or is pursuing a degree in Basic Science, Data Science, Public Health, Medicine or related fields.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in English.

Internship potential tasks:

 

 

  • Creating and structuring questionnaires and surveys or adapting pre-existing and validated ones as well as how to approach routinely collected data and surveillance records.
  • Entering and formatting data in spreadsheets and/or databases for effective research data use.
  • Participating in data analysis using qualitative and/or quantitative methodological approaches.
  • Compiling and organizing research findings in graphs, tables, and diagrams etc. and create PowerPoint presentations.

Social Media Internship

This internship aims to equip the intern with experience in social media management and strategies while ensuring the exposure of GHI programs, services, and activities in various social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

 

Internship recommended duration: 1-3 months.

 

Internship eligibility:

Obtained or is pursuing a degree in Social Media, Communications or related fields .

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in English.

Internship potential tasks:

 

  • Assisting with the design and execution of social media campaigns.
  • Working alongside the communications team to create a plan for social media strategies.
  • Assisting in implementing plans to increase followers on popular social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
  • Ensuring that social media posts are in line with GHI’s mission, vision, and communications strategies.
  • Interacting with followers and answering questions through GHI’s social media platforms.
  • Tracking social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability.
  • Creating and distributing content such as blogs, infographics & videos.
  • Creating social media posts during live and online events.

Editing, Writing, and Translation Internship

This internship aims to equip the intern with academic writing experience and exposure through working on various academic publications, reports, short pieces, and other texts.

 

Internship recommended duration: 1-3 months.

 

Internship eligibility:

Obtained or is pursuing a degree in Translation, English Literature, Law, Public Health, or related fields.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in English and Arabic.

Internship potential tasks:

 

  • Writing announcements, social media posts, and communication pieces in coordination with the Communications Team.
  • Translating various texts including interviews, web pages, manuscripts, etc.
  • Drafting short/blog articles.
  • Drafting Literature Reviews, Backgrounds and Overviews for larger academic articles and research.
  • Drafting Literature Reviews, Backgrounds and Overviews for grant applications and proposals.
  • Copy editing and referencing.
  • Proofreading and fact-checking articles.
  • Transcribing Key Informant Interviews and Focus Group Discussions.

Administration and Event Planning

This internship aims to equip the intern with administrative and event management experience while ensuring proper operations during GHI’s events and academic occasions.

 

Internship recommended duration: 1-3 months.

 

Internship eligibility:

Obtained or is pursuing a degree in Management, Business, Sales, Public Health, or related fields.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in English and Arabic.

Internship potential tasks:

 

  • Preparing guest lists and emailing lists related to the event.
  • Helping in the logistics such as flight booking, transportations and hotel reservations.
  • Preparing the printing materials, gadgets and send them to printing house.
  • Preparing distribution material and double check the room on the day of the event (podium, chairs, laptops…etc).
  • Translating various texts, plans, and agendas.

Marketing and Business Development Internship

This internship aims to equip the intern with knowledge in the management of marketing & business development operations under the supervision of the NGOi Manager.

 

Internship recommended duration: 2-3 months.

 

Internship eligibility:

Obtained or is pursuing a degree in Business, Marketing or related fields.

Familiarity with marketing tools and procedures.

Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & Arabic.

Must have a passion for marketing.

Internship potential tasks:

 

  • Performing market analysis and research.
  • Identifying and contacting prospective clients or partner companies.
  • Promoting NGOi services via promotional activities.
  • Contributing to the development of a marketing plan.
  • Identifying new development channels.
  • Assisting in administrative tasks.

Field Work Internship

This internship aims to equip the intern with field work experience and exposure through assisting in delivering awareness sessions and activities to vulnerable communities.

 

Internship recommended duration: 2-3 months.

 

Internship eligibility:

Obtained or is pursuing a degree in Public Health, Nutrition or related fields.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & Arabic.

Internship potential tasks:

 

  • Assisting in field visits, field activity organization, social media posts, and communication pieces in coordination with the Communications Team.
  • Translating various texts including interviews, activity content, focus group discussions etc.
  • Coordinating WhatsApp groups with female refugees and host communities.
  • Extracting content (Women’s Health related) from previously prepared educational material.

SUPERVISION & MENTORSHIP

The intern will be supervised and mentored by a GHI staff from a relevant department or division throughout the whole duration of the internship. The appointed GHI staff will ensure direct supervision of day-to-day tasks and follow up on project progress/completion, reporting and submissions. 

APPLICATION

Application Process

 

  • Submit a GHI internship application.
  • If your application was shortlisted, you will be contacted by the internship program coordinator for an interview.
  • If your application was successful, you will receive an acceptance email detailing your next steps.

Internship Expectations

 

Throughout the duration of the internship, each intern is expected to:

 

  • Schedule an induction meeting with the intern supervisor to discuss the internship project and fill out the project plan form to specify project tasks and timeline.
  • Share the activities, outputs, planed tasks, and challenges with the internship supervisor on a weekly basis, using the weekly report template.
  • Using GHI PowerPoint Template, present the following at the end of the internship period:
    1. The project tasks and timeline
    2. The process and challenges faced
    3. The findings and reflection on the learning process

Apply Now to the Internship Program at the GHI

FEATURED INTERNS

2021
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Celine Aljamil

Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communications, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon

February 2022

Maya saleh

Maya Saleh

Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communications, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon

February 2022

cynthia

Cynthia Alame

Undergraduate student in Health Communication, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon

March 2022

jad-azzam

Jad Azzam

Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing, Notre Dame University of Louaize, Lebanon

Lebanon

March 2022

2021
Mariam – new intern

Mariam Hassoun

Master’s in Food Safety, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon

Dec 2021

samya

Samya El Sayed

Medical student, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon

Oct 2021

Internn Nora Mahmalji

Nora Mahmalji

Dietetics and Nutrition , American University of Beirut

Lebanon

June 2021

Intens Reem Wazni

Reem Wazni

Microbiology and Immunology/Nutrition and Dietetics, American University of Beirut

Lebanon

May 2021

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Teresa Nicoli Aldini

Global Health, Gothenburg University

Sweden

April 2021

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Amira Dabbous

Economics and Public Policy, American University of Beirut

Lebanon

Febuary 2021

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May Younes

Public Health, Phoenicia University

Lebanon

January 2021

2020
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Rebecca Mendelsohn

Public Policy, University of Michigan

United States

November 2020

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Ricardo Diab

International Affairs and Diplomacy, Notre Dame University

Lebanon

August 2020

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Karim Jazzar

Computer & Communications Engineering, American University of Beirut

Lebanon

July 2020

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Maya AlMoussa

Molecular & Cellular Biology with a focus in Global Health, Harvard University

United Kingdom

May 2020

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Lubna Jaber

Public Health and Development Sciences, University of Balamand

Lebanon

August 2020

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Danny Eter

Public Health and Economics, Johns Hopkins University

United States

January 2020

2019
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Lea Sacca

Health Promotion Behavioral Sciences and Global Health, University of Texas Health Sciences Center

United States

June 2019

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Patil Babikian

MS Molecular Biology , Lebanese American University

Lebanon

May 2019

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Indira Indyk

Nutrition, Wageningen University & Research

Netherlands

February 2019

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Joe Lahham

Computer Science and Economics, Williams College

United States

February 2019

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Rita Ibrahim

Public Health,London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom

August 2019