Knowledge In Action Career Internship Fund

Spring 2017 applications are being accepted from November 1 – 15, 2016.

The Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF) program encourages GW students to pursue high-quality, necessarily unpaid internships that foster their career exploration and enhance their academic program, while reducing the financial challenges associated with unpaid internships.

Initiated by the university’s Career Services Council and funded through the philanthropic support of the GW community, KACIF provides grants ranging up to $3,000 to GW undergraduate and graduate students pursuing internships that are necessarily unpaid.

Students who have Spring 2017 unpaid internships are encouraged to apply.  Review the KACIF website for more information, including eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Saha Global Leadership Program Info Session

On Wednesday, February 25, Saha Global will come to Milken Institute SPH for an information session. Sam Reilley, Saha’s Director or Operations, will discuss how you can make a sustainable impact during your winter, fall or summer break by participating in their three-week Global Leadership Program in Ghana. Check out this video for more information.

Saha Global is looking for students and young professional who are passionate about international social justice, environmental sustainability and public health; are peer leaders looking to build project management skills; are looking for a unique experience Northern Region, Ghana; can help a rural community solve its water or electricity needs by starting a small business.

Feb. 25 | 5pm
950 New Hampshire Ave, Washington, DC 20037
6th floor Conference Room  


Upcoming Site Visits with Ernst & Young, Chemonics and University Research Company

Feb. 3 | 2 – 4 pm
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Ernst & Young (EY) Federal Health Advisory Division
Feb. 5, 2015 | 3 – 4 pm | Milken Institute SPH, Room 500A
Learn about careers in Federal Health Advisory Services, which helps clients redefine how they deliver health services to military service members, veterans and their families. RSVP in GWork>Events>Information Session>Ernst Young

EY Representatives Include:

  • Aloha McBride, Partner
  • Katie L Kramer , Senior Manager
  • Joanna N Giordano, Manager
  • Ammara S Szuflita , Senior (GW Alum)
  • Sahar Z Dagra, Senior (GW Alum)

University Research Company (URC)
Feb. 6 | 8 am – 1:30 pm
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This Week: Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences Career Week

GW’s Center for Career Services is hosting a number of event during Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences Career Week, January 26 – 30, 2015. For example, students can hear from a representative from the Department of Health and Human Services on January 27, and the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health on January 28. To view the full list of activities and to register log in to GWork.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Spring Internship

The Immediate Office of the Secretary is looking for spring interns to begin January 12, 2014 through May 1, 2014.  Responsibilities will include researching and compiling materials for the Office of the Chief of Staff, assisting front office staff and Senior Counselors with special projects, as well as general office support.  If you are interested, please submit a one-page cover letter and resume to Austin Jaspers ( and Kathryn Alvarez ( no later than midnight on December 15, 2014.

Epidemic Intelligence Service Postgraduate Program

The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a 2-year, postgraduate program of service and on-the-job training for health professionals interested in the practice of epidemiology. Each year, EIS provides individuals with opportunities to gain hands-on experience in epidemiology at CDC or in state or local health departments. EIS Officers, often called CDC’s “disease detectives,” have gone on to occupy leadership positions at the CDC and other public health agencies nationally and internationally.

Persons with a strong interest in applied epidemiology who meet at least one of the following qualifications may apply to EIS:

  • physicians with >1 year of clinical training;
  • persons with a PhD, DrPH, or other doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, health informatics or related fields, the social or behavioral sciences, natural sciences, or the nutrition sciences;
  • dentists, physician assistants, and nurses with an MPH or equivalent degree; or
  • veterinarians with an MPH or equivalent degree or relevant public health experience.

Applications are now being accepted for the July 2014–June 2016 EIS Program.