As part of our commitment to help train the next generation of global health professionals, PATH offers paid and unpaid internships that support our programs as well as students’ learning. Visit our career site to view our current internship opportunities and see below for answers to our most frequently asked questions.
Does PATH offer internships?
Yes. Internships are developed as needs arise and may involve students in bioengineering, business, international relations, public affairs, public health, or other relevant fields.
Who may apply?
Students who are currently enrolled in an academic degree program and have current student status during the course of the internship are eligible for internships at PATH.
How can I apply?
Visit our career site to view our current internship opportunities.
Are internships paid?
PATH interns can receive a modest stipend to offset expenses incurred during the time of the internship, if project funding is available.
Can I receive academic credit for my internship?
Yes. All PATH internships are eligible for school credit. Please refer to your academic program requirements.
How long do internships last?
Typically, internships at PATH are between 3 and 6 months.
Does PATH offer internships in offices outside of the United States?
Yes. PATH offers internships in some of our country offices. We are committed to developing the local talent in the countries where we work and operate. Thus, we design internship opportunities in our country offices for local students. All PATH internships require students have work authorization in the country in which the internship takes place.
Can students volunteer or shadow at PATH?
No. At this time we do not offer shadowing or have a volunteer program.
Does PATH offer opportunities for high school students?
No. We currently do not have any opportunities for high school students.
What other global health opportunities are available for students?
PATH is part of a vibrant community of global health organizations and partners. We encourage individuals seeking internship and volunteer opportunities in the nonprofit world to contact their school’s international health program and career services department and to check out these online resources: