What do I need to apply? 

1) A Cover Letter
2) A CV or Resume
3) Preferably, a writing sample (ideally of solo-authored work or work lead by you), demonstrating your ability to write clearly about a topic that is important to you. Ideally public health related, but not necessarily. 


Sounds great! What are the eligibility requirements to apply?
We accept applications from any college students with an interest in public health research. 

This was very useful, but I want to learn more about the internship. Who’s the best person to follow up with?
For more information, please consider the following:
1) Visit our Website
2) Check us out on Twitter 
3) For more info, please send an email to our Research Assistant: Fred at flu@challiance.org. 

Health Equity Research Lab

1035 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor

Cambridge, MA 02141

phone: 617-806-8741

fax: 617-806-8740

What would my responsibilities as a summer intern look like?

You will be assigned to one of the on-going projects at the HER Lab based on availability and your interests/experience. Under the guidance of lab staff, you will help move the project forward as needed. Tasks may include interview transcription, literature review, manuscript editing, IRB material preparation, research site visits, data analysis, and maintenance of lab social media profiles. In addition to hands-on experience in research, you will also participate in workshops led by HER Lab staff or outside experts on topics relevant to public health research.

When do I have to apply by?
Please send in your documents by Jan 25th. We hope to have made hiring decisions by the end of February.

​SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2018 - Frequent Asked Questions

What’s the time commitment like?

The time commitment varies based on each intern’s availability. In previous summers, most interns work 10-20 hours a week for at least 8 weeks between May and August. However, the more time you work, the more you see and learn!