Post-Bachelor Fellowship

Deadline: January 10 2018 at 11:59 PM PST (Midnight)


Description

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center identifying the best strategies to build a healthier world. By measuring health, tracking program performance, finding ways to maximize health system impact, and developing innovative measurement systems, IHME provides a foundation for informed decision-making that ultimately will lead to better health for people worldwide.

The Post-Bachelor Fellowship is a structured program where individuals can apply their knowledge and passion to help advance the field of health metrics and accelerate global health progress. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of global health projects.

The Post-Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) combines academic research, education and training, and professional work with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from an illustrious group of professors and researchers. Through research, training workshops, coursework, and field experience in developing countries as well as active mentorship and advising, the PBF program aims to produce the next generation of scholars and leaders in global health measurement and evaluation.

Learn more about the PBF program and IHME at: http://www.healthdata.org/post-bachelor-fellowship.

Requirements

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and proven quantitative and analytical skills. High academic potential and a strong interest in pursuing academic or professional careers related to public health and global health. No background in global health or a related field is required.

Application Requirements

  • Resume (2 page limit)
  • Academic transcript
  • One letter of reference from a professor/professional familiar with your coursework or research
  • Brief personal statement (500 word max.) on how your skills, experience and long term career goals contribute to your candidacy
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