If you are a student or recent graduate wishing to conduct mentored research abroad, our International Exchange Program may be the internship for you. Our program emphasizes collaboration, cultural and scientific exchange, diversity, and a passion for medical sciences. To be eligible, you must be 1) a member of a health disparity population underrepresented in the fields of medicine and science as per the NIH guidelines; 2) currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or have graduated no earlier than 24 months prior to the start of the program in June; and 3) a US citizen, permanent resident, or non-citizen national. We select candidates from all over the United States, from such diverse fields as medicine and science, anthropology, education, public health, social work, and laboratory professionals with backgrounds in areas such as cell and molecular biology.
Program Director Luz Claudio, PhD, is Chief of the Division of International Health and Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Find out about eligibility, applying, orientation, travel arrangements, projects, and benefits.