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Job Title: International Exchange Program for Minority Students
Job Number:
Organization: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Dept. of Environmental Medicine
Posted: 1/3/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry:
Number of Openings: 10
Location: New York,  NY    USA
Compensation: Monthly stipend depending on education level
Position Description: The Mount Sinai International Exchange Program, now in its 14th year, invites current undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree students or recent graduates (within two years of graduation) to apply for an exciting international exchange program. Interns will work on research projects under the guidance of prominent international scientists in one of six countries in Latin America, Europe, or Africa. Before interns travel to their assigned countries, they will receive training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, where they will learn about global health, how to develop career goals, and how to write and publish research papers.

Benefits

• Round trip and housing expenses to attend orientation week in New York City and for travel to/lodging in the host country • Emergency health insurance while in host country • Monthly stipend between $1000 - $1900 (depending on education level)

Applications are being accepted on the program’s website through January 31st.

Applications are being accepted on the program’s website through January 31st.

For more information, please visit: https://icahn.mssm.edu/about/departments/e nvironmental-public- health/education/international-program

For questions, please contact: ITPApplications@mssm.edu

Dr. Luz Claudio is the director of the program, which is funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities.

Qualifications: Eligibility

• Students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the sciences as per the following NIH definition: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and rural Appalachians • US citizens or permanent residents • Available for orientation in New York City, first week of June • Available to travel for 11-12 consecutive weeks during the summer • Required to write a research report based on the international experience

Organization Description: The Division of International Health strives to connect and engage faculty in international collaborations that advance environmental medicine and public health among all communities, without limitation from institutional or geographic boundaries. We seek to develop and facilitate bi-directional collaboration between members of the department and researchers in other countries. This goal is founded on the principle that discoveries in environmental medicine and public health must be shared among scientists, students, and communities with similar interests, regardless of their geographic locations, in order to improve health everywhere in the world.

Closing Date: 4/3/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Lisa Cole,  International Exchange Program for Minority Students
Contact Location: One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1057
New York   NY  10029
United States
Contact Location: One Gustave L. Levy Place
  Box 1057
  New York   NY  10029
  United States
Contact Phone: 212-824-7045 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: ITPApplications@mssm.edu
Web Address: https://icahn.mssm.edu/about/departments/environmental-public-health/divisions/international
How to Apply: Apply online at: https://redcap.mountsinai.org/redcap/surveys/ ?s=CR79XK3PXT

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