Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training

The Kennedy Krieger Institute has three upcoming Internship opportunities!

1. Maternal Child Health – Leadership, Education, Advocacy, & Research Network (MCH-LEARN)

The MCH-LEARN provides public health research and complementary clinical or community engagement experiences.  Mentorship and professional development are key components. The MCH-LEARN research opportunities are in the areas of developmental disabilities, mental health, and identification and reduction of health disparities. A $3,500 stipend is provided for the 10-week summer program and a small stipend for the academic year participation.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Program Dates: Summer Program: May 25, 2020 – July 29, 2020

URL: https://www.kennedykrieger.org/mch-learn
Email: MCH-LEARN@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-5901

2. Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement – Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)

Three leadership tracks are offered: (1) clinical, (2) research, and (3) community engagement and advocacy.  MCHC/RISE-UP’s ultimate goal is to promote a more equitable health system by providing these highly qualified MCHC/RISE-UP scholars with public health leadership experiences.  A $3,500 stipend is provided for Kennedy Krieger Institute and University of South Dakota (10-week) and $3,000 is provided for University of California (8-week) program participants.  Housing and round-trip travel is available for out-of-state participants.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Program Dates: May 25, 2020 – July 29, 2020

URL:  kennedykrieger.org/RISE-UP
Email: MCHC-RISE-UP@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-5901

3. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program

The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases RISE Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded, ten-week summer program that provides a research-based educational and professional development experience for  students interested in infectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal and child health and/or health disparities research.  Fellows work with research mentors at the CDC or Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health or the Maryland or Baltimore City Department of Health.  A $4,700 stipend is provided for master level graduate fellows and a $6,223 stipend is provided for pre-doctoral fellows.  Housing and round-trip travel is available for out-of-state participants.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:59 EST
Program Dates: May 25, 2020 – July 29, 2020

URL: kennedykrieger.org/Ferguson
Email: Ferguson_Fellowship@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: (443) 923-5901

All program activities are contingent on federal funding.

By Rachael Fletcher
Rachael Fletcher Associate Director of Internship Development Rachael Fletcher