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The Office of Humanitarian Leadership and Emergency Health is engaged in research and practice to help support stronger and more prepared local, state, national and global health departments, agencies and ministries of health. Led by a team of experienced faculty and staff, OHLEH provides practical experiences for students interested not only in developing research and practice skills related to humanitarian leadership and emergency health but also promotes direct engagement with local government health departments and non-governmental organizations.


Unpaid internships are currently available for students. The opportunity will include but is not limited to:

    • Preparing submissions for annual conferences,
    • Assistance with grant writing,
    • Retrieval of literature, literature reviews and management of OHLEH literature databases (Mendeley/EndNote),
    • Creating study recruiting materials,
    • Writing white papers,
    • Data collection,
    • Developing online and face-to-face trainings, and
    • Annual conference planning and coordination

Students interested in these topics may also look into enrolling in the Certificate in Emergency Health.