Internship Opportunity with WFPHA


Aug 2, 2022

The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) is currently looking for 2 interns.

WFPHA offers a unique environment for an internship for students in international health and development. Interns are given substantial responsibility for performing activities such as researching and writing articles, establishing contact with health and development NGOs around the world, planning international conferences, and fundraising. Each internship is structured to suit the needs and interests of the intern, such as working on an individual research assignment, as well as the requirements of WFPHA.

During the course of the internship, interns will further develop their writing and research skills and become more familiar with the key issues and actors in international health and development. They will have extensive networking opportunities as WFPHA is an international NGO in official relations with WHO, and has extensive contacts with other organizations worldwide.

Qualification and Experience

  • Student or graduate degree with strong academic backgrounds and an interest in global public health.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Adobe.
  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Eager to work within a multicultural and international environment.
  • A good team player with a “can-do” attitude.
  • Good at multi-tasking and working with strict deadlines.


Intern will work mainly remotely.


The internship is unpaid. The organization does not cover re-location expenses and does not sponsor international student visas.


Starts 1st September 2022 for a minimum of 3 months. The internship may be part-time or full-time.

Application Deadline

18 August 2022

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the internship, please send your CV and motivation letter to Dr Marta Lomazzi: