Early career option: A fellowship II

I found several fellowships and other early career programs related to global health and international development last year.

In this post I share a non-exhaustive list of the programs I identified when I was looking for a job.

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Health

  • World Vision Global Health Program
  • USAID’s Global Health Fellows II Program (US citizens and permanent residents only)
  • Global Health Corps

International affairs and/or development 

  • USAID’s Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program (US citizens and permanent residents only)
  • Catholic Relief Services’ International Development Program
  • Various fellowships through the Council on Foreign Affairs

Other

  • Carman International Fellowship at Mosaic
  • Grameen Foundation Fellowship
  • Ashoka Fellows
  • Kiva Fellows
  • Peace Corps (US citizens and permanent residents only)
  • William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India (US or Indian citizens and permanent residents only)
  • Princeton in Africa (for graduates of colleges and universities accredited in the United States)
  • Princeton in Asia (for graduates of colleges and universities accredited in the United States)
  • Princeton in Latin America (for graduates of colleges and universities accredited in the United States)
  • Atlas Corps (nonprofit work) (US citizens are not eligible for the posts in the US)

Other programs similar to fellowships

  • African Development Bank Young Professionals Program
  • OECD Young Professionals Program
  • IFC Young Professionals Program
  • FAO Young Professionals Program
  • World Bank Analyst Program
  • World Bank Young Professionals Program
  • Asian Development Bank Young Professionals Program
  • Inter-American Development Bank Young Professionals Program

As I explained in the first post on this topic, career fellowships and other programs targeting young and entry-level professionals are suitable ways to gain valuable life and work experience that I recommend considering if you have an interest in global health and/or development.

Be sure to check the deadlines of the programs you are most interested in and plan accordingly. In my experience, programs starting in the summer or early fall (September, October) have deadlines in the fall or winter before their start date.

Do you know other (related) programs?

 

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