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The Human Vaccines Project (HVP) is an ambitious global non-profit organization moving quickly to accelerate the development of vaccines and immunotherapies against major global infectious diseases and cancers by decoding the human immune system. The immune system is at the core of our ability to adaptively respond to an ever changing and evolving world of disease threats. By decoding the human immune system, we can empower scientists to design more effective vaccines and immunotherapies for an almost limitless range of diseases — potentially transforming public health in the 21st century.
The Human Vaccines Project is looking for a research intern to assist in several projects pertaining to the field of global maternal health and child development – specifically to aid in the creation of a detailed landscape analysis and/or desk review. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working and studying reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). The internship is for a two-month period with the bulk of the effort taking place in the first month.
Specific Responsibilities (included, but not limited to):
- Conducting research on global burden of infant, neonatal, and maternal mortality and organizations working to address these crises
- Creation of detailed landscape analysis of major global initiatives focused on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health
- Create and present informational briefings to HVP team members
Desired Skills of a Candidate:
- Excellent writing skills and ability to clearly synthesize information
- Research experience
- Must have demonstrated prior knowledge of, and experience in, focus area of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health
- Must be currently enrolled in or recent graduate of Master’s program with experience in a professional work environment