Volunteer/Intern Opportunities

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Boston Health Care for the Homeless

The Gavin Foundation

The Greater Boston Food Bank

Boston Children’s Hospital or other hospitals in Boston

Internship Opportunities

BU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Boston Public Health Commission

Massachusetts Department of Public Health


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  1. Summer Research Position with Global Access in Action

    Paid Summer Internship — Global Access in Action
    Organization – Global Access in Action, Berkman Center for Internet & Society (Harvard)
    Location – Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Job Type – Full time, paid. Payment is $11.50 per hour.
    Hours per week – 35 hours per week
    Duration – June to August 2016; ideally coinciding with the Berkman Summer Internship Program from June 6 – August 12.
    Eligibility – Interns must have the ability to be employed in the United States.

    Global Access in Action, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, is seeking a paid summer intern from June to August 2016.

    Interns will be responsible for assisting with a variety of tasks including research, writing, event management, project administration, and communications. In particular, interns will help with:

    (1) general administrative support for the project;
    (2) assistance in finalizing a practical paper on increasing access to medicines;
    (3) a June workshop at Harvard on access to medicines, as well as follow up from the event; and
    (4) communications and outreach.

    We are looking for candidates who are detail-oriented, hard-working, and committed to global public health. Experience with global health, intellectual property, competition law, communications, and event management are helpful but not required.

    GAiA conducts action-oriented research into access to lifesaving medicines, and alternative incentives for the development of medical treatments for underserved populations. Improving access and promoting socially beneficial innovation are key strategies for combatting the communicable disease burden that disproportionately harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. For examples of our previous work, see here and here.

    Global Access in Action is led by three co-Directors: Prof. Terry Fisher, Quentin Palfrey, and Prof. Mark Wu. This position will primarily report to Quentin Palfrey.

    Create a single PDF with the filename “FirstName_LastName_TermSummerIntern” that includes:

    1. A cover letter that explains why you are interested in this specific position and why your academic training and experience meet the qualifications listed in this job description
    2. Your curriculum vitae or resume (no more than 2 pages)

    E-mail the PDF to gaia@cyber.law.harvard.edu, with the subject line: application for summer internship.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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