Global Health Non-Profit Management Internship

Summer 2021

Partners for World Health is looking for undergraduate, graduate students or recent graduates who have excellent oral and written skills, are able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, are well organized, able to work independently, have a positive attitude, and enjoy collaborating with a team in a dynamic work environment.


Interns at Partners for World Health are included in all aspects of our operation, exposed to our work on global health issues, and provided with numerous opportunities to develop strong leadership skills. 


Responsibilities include:

  1. Operational Management 

    1. Assist the Operations Coordinator in the  daily operations of PWH 

    2. Identify and prepare volunteer tasks in advance for up to 30 volunteers per day

    3. Learn to receive, organize, assess, and re-package medical items

  2. Volunteer Management

    1. Instruct and manage volunteer tasks

    2. Oversee multiple volunteers at once, answering questions and making decisions as needed 

    3. Develop strong people skills

  3. Medical Category Management

    1. Own a specific PWH medical category

    2. Assess, organize and improve existing process documents for organization and task work within specified PWH medical category

    3. Develop new processes and documentation as needed

    4. Conduct research to become knowledgeable about the medical category

  4. PWH Program-driven Project

    1. Duties as assigned based on the needs of this dynamic organization 


  • Undergraduate, graduate students or recent graduates

  • Demonstrated experience leading teams and working well under pressure

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide range of people

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Well-organized, with a demonstrated ability to proactively complete tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

  • Passion for the PWH mission


To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Zoë Lewis ( Applications close on March 31st  at 5pm

The internship runs from May 24th to August 20th


40 Hour work week, some Saturdays may be included.

This is an in person position only and a stipend will be offered. 


Applications close on March 31st 2021 at 5 PM 


PWH is happy to discuss opportunities with students looking to fulfill their practicum requirements.

40 Walch Drive 

Portland, Maine  04103

PWH is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Tax ID # 32-0276903

Main Office: 207-774-5555

Medical Supply Requests: 207-705-9020

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