UAE Student Summer Internship Program

Program Description
The Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery–Dubai (Center) is pleased to announce an internship opportunity for students from global medical universities. The internship aims to provide students with a strong foundation in the basics of clinical and health care delivery research. The Center will award the internship based on education level and experience.

Medical students will have the opportunity to work alongside and be supervised by Center faculty to understand the research conducted through the Center's Cooperative Research Award Program. Students will also complete educational activities in a variety of subjects related to global health care delivery and research, including daily lectures by Center faculty and guest speakers, field visits to various research institutions in the UAE, as well as completion of the online version of the Harvard University course, "Global Health Case Studies from a Biosocial Perspective."

All students who complete the four-week internship will receive a Certificate of Participation.

June–July 2019 (please check back for exact dates)

Eligibility Criteria
Students with health-focused majors matriculated in any accredited academic university. Students must attend the entire internship and be able to acquire a one-month UAE visa.

This internship is not funded. Interns are responsible for own travel, visa, housing, and living expenses.

How to Apply
Please submit the following via e-mail

  • Online application (please check back for availability date)
  • Copy of official transcript
  • Letter of Intent (not more than two pages) answering the following questions:
    • Why are you interested in global health delivery?
    • In what specific health area are you interested?
    • How will this help your development in the future?
    • What is the importance of global health?