Internship Opportunity with WFPHA

Internship Opportunity with WFPHA

The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) is currently looking for 1 intern for its NCDs Prevention & Health Promotion Working Group.

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.

Key Areas

The internship will be NCDs and public health focused and will involve drafting scientific or technical papers and policy briefings, planning seminars and workshops, and participating in public health advocacy activities. It would suit someone wanting to work in public, or global health research or advocacy.

Qualification and Experience

  • Student or graduate degree in the area of International Relations or Health-related Faculties.
  • 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 January 2023 for a minimum of 3 months. The internship may be part-time or full-time.

Application Deadline

18 January 2023

How to Apply

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

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