Title:  Project Intern

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $15/hr
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  9527


The goal of this internship is to provide an introduction to the administration and operations of the Texas Children’s Global Health Network in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine as well as exposure to key issues in global health. Activities will vary and focus on global program management and implementation. Interns will also have a primary project that focuses on either: Fundraising & Social Media or Education & Training.

This position is available for summer 2022 (anticipated start date mid-May 2022), full-time for approximately 12 weeks.

We are committed to providing opportunities for underrepresented students. We welcome students from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines with an expressed interest in global health. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates must submit an application including cover letter and resume.

Job Duties

Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain experience in global health operations management
  • Develop skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure
  • Gain an understanding of global health programs and interventions in a variety of countries;
  • Gain exposure to global clinical programming and related health challenges in low resource settings
  • Gain experience working with diverse and multidisciplinary global health implementers and experts
  • Develop relevant global health materials including social media posts, websites, presentations, and outreach materials
  • Develop and update global health training materials and curriculum
  • Support philanthropic efforts including research and development of proposals to prospective partners and donors
  • Support global health project management to ensure that activities meet intended deliverables and align with department priorities
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational need and/or the intern’s individual interests

This position will likely be remote; however, should it be in-person, interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program.
  • No experience required.

Additional Application Process Information

We will host an optional information session on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Participation in this session does not influence your chances of participation in the internship. Please sign up at https://www.texaschildrensglobalhealth.org/summerinternship.
We are offering interested candidates an opportunity to be paired with a professional in the fields of global health and education who can provide coaching on the application preparation process. These professionals will not be involved in the selection process but have extensive experience in professional development.

For more details please visit: https://www.texaschildrensglobalhealth.org/summerinternship

Coaching Process Overview

  • Interested candidates can sign up by emailing Dr. Diane Nguyen (diane.nguyen@bcm.edu). Do not submit your application until you have been paired with your coach.
  • Prepare application documents and reference tips in resource guide (cover letter, resume, interview).
  • Submit draft cover letter and resume no later than January 17, 2022. You will be paired with a coach who will review your draft and set up a time to discuss with you.

Application deadline is 11:59pm CST on February 7th, 2022.

Texas Children’s Global Health Network was created by BIPAI in 1999 to catalyze pediatric and family HIV care and treatment and health professional training. The Network continues to be one of the largest providers of pediatric HIV care and treatment in the world. The scope of the Network has expanded with Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine to include tuberculosis, malnutrition, hematology and oncology, cardiology, emergency medicine, surgery and anesthesiology, and maternal health.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.