Every summer, students from the Center for Global and Immigrant Health do internships with a range of  global health and immigrant health organizations. This list may be a good place to start if you’re a current student looking for summer internship ideas. Some of these organizations are organizations that UCLA students work with nearly every summer, and some are organizations that you could be the first to develop a professional relationship with!

Students should complete the Prospective Internship Interest Form once they identify their fieldwork opportunity so CGIH can confirm that it will meet the requirements of the certificate.

For more guidance and ideas about international internship experiences, see the slides from this year's International Internships Meeting, facilitated by the UCLA Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health and the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health. 

Missed the International Internships Meeting this year? You can check out the full recording of the meeting on our YouTube channel!

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has a network called Global Health Technical Professionals and can be another great resource for learning about global health and the internship and job opportunities that are available. Check out their 2020 webinar on International Experiences & Internships which was part of their Future Global Health Leaders Webinar Series. 


Global Health (International)

International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)



Population Council

World Health Organization (WHO)


Global Health (U.S.-based)

American Public Health Association

Formidable Joy

International Rescue Committee

World Bank


Immigrant Health (U.S.-based)

Latino Coalition for a Health California

International Rescue Committee


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Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2021