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Apply to be a Global Health Ambassador

January 6, 2021

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) is excited to announce that applications are now open to join the Global Health Ambassadors Program! Global Health Ambassadors connect students with HGHI’s programs and services, communicate student needs back to HGHI, and promote global health engagement across campus through university-wide programming. We are currently recruiting ambassadors who will comprise the HGHI Student Advisory Committee (SAC) in 2021. This is a year-long volunteer position open to students of all concentrations and global health backgrounds! Applications are due next Monday, January 11th. You can learn more about the roles and responsibilities of ambassadors and apply here. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HGHI Co-Presidents at

Ambassador Flyer

Global Health C.A.P. (Communications, Advocacy, Policy) Wintersession Program on 1/12

January 4, 2021

Interested in global health? Curious about how to engage in health advocacy and policy? If so, join the Harvard Global Health Institute and Partners in Health Engage for the inaugural Global Health C.A.P. (Communications, Advocacy, Policy) Wintersession Program on Tuesday, January 12, 1-5 pm (EST). Harvard undergraduates can register here by January 8 at 11:59 pm:


This program will feature an interactive workshop where you will learn skills in health communication, advocacy, and community organizing. Afterwards, you will get the chance to apply those skills in teams and prepare an advocacy pitch about a global health issue of your choice. Your job will be to convince the audience ("policymakers") about the importance of your cause. Winning teams will receive prizes! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to


CAP Program Flyer

Summer Internship & Research Program Info Session & Application Workshop

December 8, 2020

Every summer, the Harvard Global Health Institute offers fully-funded summer research and internship positions for returning Harvard undergraduates. Internship are 10-weeks long from June to August and come with a stipend. If you’re interested in learning more, come to the Info Session and Application workshop next Tuesday, December 8th from 3-4pm. You’ll have the chance to learn about the opportunities, discuss the application process with members of the selection committee, and chat with former interns about their experiences. More details are available in the flyer, and you can get the zoom link here. We hope to see you next Tuesday!

Info Session

Global Health & Innovation Conference

September 15, 2020
The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) has limited funding available for Harvard undergraduate students to attend the 2021 Global Health & Innovation Conference, a virtual event from April 8-11th, 2021. The conference provides students with an opportunity to learn from leaders and practitioners in the fields of global health, social entrepreneurship, international development, and healthcare. If you are interested in receiving a free spot at the conference through HGHI, please enter the lottery here by Thursday, September 24th. You will be notified in late September/early October if you were selected. Please only enter the lottery if you are able to commit to attending the conference from April 8-11, 2021.

Global Health Research & Project Showcase

September 10, 2020

The Harvard Global Health Institute's Undergraduate Fellow Showcase is coming up next Wednesday, September 16th from 5:00-6:30pm. Zoom in to learn about some of the fantastic global health research and projects that HGHI's Summer Undergraduate fellows have been working on. You can read more about the fellows and their projects here.

  • Time: Wednesday, September 16th 5:00-6:30pm EST
  • Location: Over zoom
  • Register here to receive the zoom link.

Showcase Flyer

Public Service, Social Impact, & Education Internship Search Orientation

September 3, 2020

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Virtual

Thinking about an internship in public service this summer? Wondering what opportunities there are and how to find them? Come to this session and hear from the Office of Career Services (OCS), the Institute of Politics (IOP), the Center for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship, and the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) about the various opportunities available and how to get started in your search. Please register in Crimson Careers to attend.

Wondering which HGHI internships to apply for?

January 24, 2020

If you’re wondering which HGHI internships to apply for, the internships in the list below have not received many applications yet, so we encourage you to apply to them. Applying for these internships listed below will not count against the three application limit, so you may apply for them in addition to three others. You do not need to receive permission to submit the additional applications.... Read more about Wondering which HGHI internships to apply for?

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