Volunteer Activity Description
Congratulations on your acceptance and welcome to the Global Health Summer Internship!!
For early acceptance summer interns (Notified between March 23rd-27th)
$250 downpayment to secure a program spot must be uploaded to this Empowered page via your profile by April 10th 2013
Why Participate in the Internship?
From a 2012 Summer Intern-
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"For the first several weeks after I got home from the internship, I was unable to talk about anything else. I told anyone and everyone who would listen everything I had done, learned, and experienced. Spending a whole month in Honduras working with Global Brigades and getting a glimpse of its long-term successes inspired me and brought me alive. And from conversations with my fellow interns, I know they felt the same transformation and the same desire to share their experience when they returned home.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"
• To explore your interests in international health and development in a dynamic environment; to
share ideas, collaborate on new initiatives and strengthen leadership; to develop intercultural and
technical programmatic skills.
• The opportunity to develop your own initiative with the support of experienced Program Teams.
• The ability to be a part of a cohort of future global health and international development leaders.
• The unique opportunity to see all aspects of our holistic model, to shadow staff and programs, and
to meet with community members in a more in-depth manner.
• To use this experience to help support or fulfill an academic research project or Senior Thesis.
• To truly immerse yourself in country for an extended period of time; giving you the ability to
better get to know community members and their needs and to explore all brigade programs.
• To gain valuable job skills and academic experience that can help prepare you for graduate school
or a career in a related field.
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