Global Engagement Internship

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA | 6 months
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Global Engagement Internship

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Title: Global Engagement Intern 

Location: San Francisco, United States

Program: Global Engagement


Start Date: September 1, 2019 or soon thereafter

End Date: December 15th, 2019 *start and end dates can be flexible      

Estimated number of hours per week: 10-20 hours/week, flexible   

Will the intern be receiving a stipend? No

Will the intern travel? (local or international): No


*Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your interest and how you meet the qualifications. 


PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.


PATH’s Global Engagement Division mobilizes new investments in PATH, forges partnerships with businesses and corporations, advances policy and advocacy, and drives marketing and communications across the organization.


PATH is currently recruiting for an internship based in our PATH office in San Francisco, California.  


Description of the project the Intern will complete:


The Global Engagement intern will work collaboratively on research and communications activities, gaining practical on-the-job training and experience in collaboration and business development.


Description of overall learning objectives and goals for the internship/benefit to the Intern:


  • The intern will gain insights into how a global health organization works, how it forms strategic partnerships, and how it mobilizes resources to support its programming.
  • The intern will receive mentorship and experience in research, data synthesis and communications for global health, which may assist in meeting their career goals.
  • The intern will further develop their research, analysis and communication skills.
  • The intern will gain experience working for a leader in global health innovation, and working alongside other leaders within PATH from a broad cross-section of backgrounds, as well as other partners and donors.


Brief description of required skills/experience the intern should possess:


  • To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate school program and have at least one additional term before completing a degree. 
  • Some public health knowledge or work experience; exposure to global health preferred
  • Strong communications skills


Skills to be developed and/or expanded during internship:


  • Conducting background research on Bay Area-based companies, organizations and donors who may be interested in collaborating with PATH
  • Preparation of Powerpoint and other presentations to clearly demonstrate value proposition of an NGO to diverse group of partners and prospective partners
  • Knowledge of global health, digital health, nonprofit management and resource mobilization
  • Fostering collaboration and coordination among team members
  • Exposure to PATH software and programs


Proposed activities:


The intern will assist the Managing Director, and larger Global Engagement team, in researching key Bay Area partners with whom PATH can and should collaborate. The intern should first do a thorough review of PATH’s current global portfolio, understand the revised 2019-2020 Strategy, and identify priority programmatic areas where strategic collaboration lead to greater health impact.

Additional activities may include: 

  • Coordination and support for special events
  • Developing, and conceptualizing content for proposals
  • Posts for PATH blog, Twitter and Facebook accounts



*PATH does not provide a stipend to interns who are California residents.



*All PATH internships are eligible for school credit. Please refer to your university's process for credit eligibility.



Must have legal authorization to work in the United States. 



Must be enrolled in an academic program for the duration of the internship. 



PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. 



PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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