Kathmandu 10/18/2017 - 11/4/2017

Position Details

  • 1
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses
  • Kathmandu

Summary of Position

The overall objective of the internship is for the incumbent to gain an understanding of the public health profession and health development issues from a donor perspective, and to prepare him or her for employment or further education in the field of public health.  This position will be based at the Health Office (HO) within the Mission. The incumbent reports directly to the HO Mentor for matters relating to the internship program. 



  • 20 % Time:  Receive computer related training and skills on key components.
  • 50 % Time: Work with Health Sub-Teams on specific tasks and projects: HIV/Social Marketing/Family Planning team; Environmental Health; and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health teams
  • 20% time: Office Management Assistance
  • 10 % Time:  Field visits to USAID’s contractor and grantee project sites.


  • Bachelor’s level studies in public health or clinical health is required.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to work in English (speaking, reading and writing).


  • The position will report directly to a HO Mentor with additional supervision by all Team 
  • The mentorship will rotate proportionately between the sub-teams with a formal handover at an HO Office meeting.
  • The intern carries out the above described responsibilities following a pre-approved work plan.

Performance Period and hours of duty:

  • One year
  • 40 hour work week

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Application Method

Interested applicants should submit a recent resume and an application letter that outlines your interest and qualifications for the internship with USAID/Nepal.  

Please clearly specify the position you are applying for and send your application to the attention of USAID/Nepal Human Resources Office no later than November 4, 2017.

Applications may be sent electronically to the USAID/HR email address at: [email protected]

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. The duration of each internship program will be for one year starting on or aboutJanuary2018 and ending in December 2018.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted to participate in the hiring process.
For the Internship Program, USAID welcomes applicants from disadvantaged, underrepresented, and/or underserved groups in Nepal because of caste (e.g., Dalits), disability, ethnicity (e.g., indigenous), gender identification (e.g., intersex, third gender, transgender),
geographic origin (e.g., Madhesi, remote rural areas), religion (e.g., Muslims), and/or sexual orientation (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual), among other factors.

Note:To apply for the position please follow the above instruction.