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Dahdaleh Global Health Internship Program


The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research provides dynamic experiential education opportunities for students through our internship program.

Trainees work in a professional environment to support high-calibre research in the areas of Global Health & Humanitarianism, Planetary Health, and Global Health Foresighting. Most positions are directly involved in research projects. A limited number of opportunities exist to support research through communications, event planning and administration.



Position Types

Work-Study (Research at York)

  • Current undergraduate student at York University, enrolled full/part-time in a program related to an available position
  • Meet eligibility requirements of York University
  • Positions are offered for Fall/Winter (Sept-April) and Summer (May-August) termsPositions are paid
  • Typically up to 10 hours/week
  • Students apply to positions as individuals. Positions are posted on this page and announced in our newsletter, on twitter and on facebook.

Practicum

  • Student enrolled in any post-secondary institution
  • Students must be able to work on-site at York University
  • Arranged through the school, program or course director
  • Unpaid, typically for course credit
  • Typically up to 10 hours/week, or as set by practicum requirement


Interested?

All opportunities are posted in our Opportunities section.

Students

New opportunities are always announced in our Newsletter and on social media.

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Program & Course Directors

If you are looking for practicum opportunities for your students, please email dighr@yorku.ca with the following information:

  • Your school, program and/or course
  • Number of practicum positions you would like to arrange
  • Summary of what you are looking for through the practicum
  • What aspects of the Dahdaleh Institute the practicum relates to (ex. specific research theme, research project, etc.)

Please note that we have a limited number of practicum placements every year.


Meet the interns


Alisha Gauhar

Alisha Gauhar

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting

Global Health Foresighting

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Dyllan Goldstein

Dyllan Goldstein, DEM

Research Assistant, Digital Response & Ethics in Humanitarian Emergencies

Global Health Foresighting

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Laksmiina Balasubramaniam

Laksmiina Balasubramaniam, BSc

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting

Global Health Foresighting

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Ryan Austin Jeevanayagam

Ryan Austin Jeevanayagam, BSc

Research Assistant, Planetary Health

Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Shazia Khan

Shazia Khan

Research Assistant, Decolonizing Planetary Health

Planetary Health

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Soumiya Suresh

Soumiya Suresh, BMSc (Honors)

Research Assistant, Planetary Health

Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Tiana Putric

Tiana Putric

Research Assistant, Digital Response & Ethics in Humanitarian Emergencies

Global Health Foresighting

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Ariana Fathi

Ariana Fathi

Research Assistant, Data in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Ailya Salman

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting [S19]

Global Health Foresighting

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Ameen Al-Gailani

Special Projects Assistant, Backend [FW18-S19]

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Amirhesam Ghahari, MSc

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting

Global Health Foresighting

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Bryan Yau

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting

Global Health Foresighting

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Clarelle Gonsalves, BSc

Inaugural Planetary Health Intern

Planetary Health

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Dolev Yissar

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting [FW 18-19]

Global Health Foresighting

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Eileen Santiago

Communications Assistant [FW18-S19]

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Fatima Sayedi

Research Assistant, Planetary Health [FW 18-19]

Planetary Health

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Jenane Jeyaseelan

Jenane Jeyaseelan

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting

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Katie Thomson

Katie Thomson

Research Assistant, Global Health and Humanitarianism

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Mackenzie Moody

Mackenzie Moody

Research Assistant, Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Health

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Mariya Shireen

Research Assistant, Global Health & Humanitarianism [S19]

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Md Rafiur Rashid

Md Rafiur Rashid

Special Projects Assistant, Global Health & Humanitarianism

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Mikaela Maquiling

Event and Communications Assistant [FW18-19]

Planetary Health

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Minutet Nima

Minutet Nima, MSc, DVM

Research Assistant, Planetary Health

Planetary Health

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Nawang Yanga

Research & Events Assistant, Planetary Health

Planetary Health

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Richard Trinh

Special Projects Assistant, Frontend

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Richie Ly

Richie Ly

Communications Assistant

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Rimaljit Kaur

Antimicrobial Resistance & Environmental Health Research Assistant

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Sarim Hasan

Sarim Hasan

Communications Assistant

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Sayo Falade

Research Assistant, Global Health & Humanitarianism [FW18-S19]

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Shubhdeep Nagi

Planetary Health Research Assistant [S19]

Planetary Health

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Tanya Narang

Research Assistant, Global Health & Humanitarianism [FW18-S19]

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Zarlasht Jamal

Zarlasht Jamal

Research Assistant, Global Health Foresighting

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting

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