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Our Fellows Program gives new college graduates hands-on training, enabling them to learn our approach and make an immediate impact.
GHS Global Health Fellows Program
If you are a graduate who is passionate about improving global health through communications and advocacy, the Global Health Strategies (GHS) one-year Fellows Program offers a unique opportunity for professional growth and learning.
Our Fellows are entrepreneurial, innovative and strategic thinkers with excellent communications and analytical skills. Fellows are team players and have a strong commitment to our clients. They also bring a sense of humor and enjoy having fun.
Objectives of the GHS Fellows Program:
The GHS Fellows Program affords young professionals the opportunity to:
- Gain exposure to the field of global health communications and advocacy
- Hone their writing, research and strategic thinking skills
- Work with high-profile clients on high-impact projects
- Attend presentations and trainings with leaders in the global health field
- Receive professional evaluation, assessment and mentorship
The GHS Fellows Experience:
Fellows work closely with GHS staff to assist in the design and implementation of communications and advocacy strategies for a range of in issues in global health, including infectious disease, immunization, women’s health and universal health coverage. Fellows are provided hands-on experience meaningfully contributing to client goals.
Fellows spend the majority of their time on client work and are also provided opportunities for training and development.
Client work may include:
- Contributing to the research and writing of strategy memos, media materials and issue briefs
- Monitoring and analyzing media coverage and advocate conversations about global health issues
- Providing logistics support for conferences, meetings and events that GHS organizes on behalf of clients
- Managing databases of global health media, policymakers and opinion leaders
- Assisting GHS staff with project management (e.g., drafting meeting minutes, updating work plans, tracking budgets)
Training and development opportunities may include:
- Weekly support with a fellow manager; monthly mentorship with member of the GHS senior management team
- Access to skills trainings, reading list and lunch and learns at GHS with leaders in the global health field
- Sponsorship to attend global health events in NYC
- Opportunity to become an expert on a particular issue within global health
GHS Fellows Program Qualifications & Structure:
- Fellows generally hold bachelor’s degrees (upon entering the program) and have an interest in global health, communications and/or advocacy. They are excellent writers, researchers and critical thinkers
- Experience with communications and advocacy on digital media platforms is a plus
- Fellows will be hired for a one-year term (July 2018-July 2019) with evaluation at the midpoint of the program
- Fellows will be paid stipends equivalent to $36,000
- Fellows are provided a moving allowance of $4,000 and access to our employee benefits program
It really is special to work in a place where you can merge your interests outside the office with what you're doing for your client deliverables.Nash Mepukori, GHS Fellow 2016-2017