Internship Programme


20150716_110843-fileminimizerICMHD’s Internship Programme provides opportunities for students who wish to work in the field of international public health, with an emphasis on migration and development.

ICMHD has hosted more than 500 interns from 15 countries and helped place interns in national and international positions.

The Internship Programme is intended for students:

  • enrolled in a master programme;
  • or enrolled in the 2nd or 3rd year of a first university degree programme (Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • with relevant backgrounds to our projects and work
  • with good writing skills in English

Internships are customised according to interns' academic backgrounds and interests. Interns will be assigned to on-going ICMHD projects.

Sabbatical Leave

ICMHD welcomes professionals wishing to take a sabbatical leave to work in the area of migration and health. It provides opportunities for academic research and occasional teachings of interns.

To apply for an internship or a sabbatical leave, submit to the following documents:

  • most recent Curriculum Vitae
  • cover letter
  • completed application form

The application form can be dowloaded from: icmhd-application-form-internships-and-sabbatical-leaves

Please contact ICMHD at with any inquiries about our internship and sabbatical leave programmes.

ICMHD 2018 Interns 

In 2018, ICMHD welcomed over 10 undergraduate and graduate students from Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland,  and the USA. Senior ICMHD staff also contributed towards several students' master thesis.

ICMHD 2016 Interns

From Boston University, USA


Alana Corey - BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences





Lydia Tao - BA in International Relations


Hailey Rosenblatt - BA in Biological Anthropology  

From University of Vienna, Austria



Pierre Varasi - MA in Human Rights


From University of Verona, Italy


Caterina Montagnoli - BA in Midwifery