VIGH has access to local, national and international leaders in the field of global health. If you are looking for a speaker on a given topic, contact Marie Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance and recommendations.
Meet Other Global Health Organizations
If you are looking for other student organizations that are involved in global health initiatives, some are listed below. If you would like to collaborate with members of the council or VIGH please send an email to VIGH.SAC@gmail.com and tell us how we can help.
Student organizations, aside from VIGH SAC, that deal with global health issues are:
Global Health Courses
VIGH provides a variety of courses in global health for undergraduate and graduate students from all Vanderbilt University colleges and schools. Click here for more information on courses currently offered.
The Graduate Certificate in Global Health is open to all Vanderbilt University degree-seeking graduate and professional students. The interdisciplinary program prepares students for internationally-focused careers in academia, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, immigrant health agencies, philanthropic foundations, and industry.
The Vanderbilt Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program's Global Health track is designed to educate innovative public health leaders to manage global health initiatives and to contribute to public policy that improves global health. Applicants may have a doctoral or other professional degree, or have exceptional qualifications with a bachelor’s degree. The Vanderbilt MPH program is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
This list contains links to career and internship opportunities in Global Health. Check back regularly for updates.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a federal agency that fights to protect the health and safety of people. Their website has an extensive list of public health fellowships and internships.
The CBPP works on public policy issues affecting low-income families and individuals. They have full and part-time internships in health policy.
This fellowship provides third- and fourth-year medical and veterinary students with valuable public health experience in an international setting. The main focus of the fellowship is a 6- to 12-week field assignment. Fellows are mentored by experienced CDC staff and learn through hands-on experience while working on a public health project in a developing country.
The Global Engagement Studies Institute at Northwestern University is a study abroad program that prepares undergraduates and recent graduates with the knowledge, tools, and experiences to confront shared global challenges. Through international service-learning in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, India, Nicaragua, South Africa, or Uganda, students partner with organizations in the developing world to advance community-driven change.
This database summarizes and links to fellowships and internships in health policy and related fields. The database includes fellowships located across the United States that are available to undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals.