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 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  14175


This position is available for summer 2023 (anticipated start date mid-May 2023), full-time for approximately 12 weeks. 

The goal of this internship program is to provide an introduction to the administration and operations management of the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Global Health programs, as well as exposure to key issues in global health. Day to day work will vary and focus on global program management, operations, and implementation including projects that focus on monitoring and evaluation, social media, fundraising, education and training. 


These positions will be based in Houston with interns responsible for their own housing and transportation.


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 your cover letter and resume. 


We will host an optional information session on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. Participation in this session does not influence your chances of participation in the internship. Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqf-6prT4rGtalPAIUZRR39jPj05cvvsJf. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


We are also 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 process. These professionals will not be involved in the selection process but have extensive experience in professional development. For more details and to sign up, please refer to: https://www.texaschildrensglobalhealth.org/summerinternship 

Job Duties

This internship is intended for graduate-level students. Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain experience in the field of 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 and disseminate 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 specific activities are on track to meet intended deliverables and align with program priorities;
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the intern’s individual interests.
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in graduate school.


Coaching Process Overview:


This coaching support is elective and not required for application.
Interested candidates must sign up online https://www.texaschildrensglobalhealth.org/summerinternship to request coaching support, the sooner the better, and no later than 3:00pm CST on January 13.
Prepare application documents and reference tips in resource guide (cover letter, resume, interview).
Submit draft cover letter and resume no later than 3:00pm CST on January 20, 2022. You will be paired with a coach who will review your draft and set up a time to discuss with you. 
Do not submit your application until you have been paired up with your coach and finalized your application materials. Once you submit your application to the BCM portal, you will not be able to make edits.

Application deadline is 11:59pm CST on February 13th, 2023. 

All general internship inquiries should be directed to globalhealth@texaschildrens.org. 



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.