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IHN is currently accepting applications for the following positions.

You can apply through this form. Applications are due by December 20th.


Volunteer Position: IHN Learning Institute Coordinator

We are seeking graduate students (MD, PhD, Masters) to help students develop a holistic framework to approaching disease. IHN employs a 3-week online training program where about 20 students learn about a disease through interactive discussions with 8-10 professionals. These professionals are well-experienced in their respective fields. Please see the curriculum of the 2013 Training Program on TB for a sample curriculum.

Being an IHN Learning Institute Coordinator is a rewarding experience where you have the opportunity to develop a unique and instructive program for students who would like to learn more about disease. Our students consist mostly of pre-medical students, although others are warmly welcome to apply to the program.

Each IHN Learning Institute will run at approximately the following times:

TB Learning Institute June 16 – July 7, 2014
AIDS Learning Institute June 23 – July 14, 2014
NTD Learning Institute June 30 – July 21, 2014

During a 3-week timespan, students will watch pre-recorded lectures and attend Q&A sessions with lectures.

Each Learning Institute will have 2-3 IHN Learning Institute Coordinators who will work together to run the institute. The Executive Board of IHN will be on-hand to answer any questions.

As a Coordinator, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Find lecturers ranging from field such as anthropology to policy to lecture about disease
  • Pre-record their lectures through CiscoWebEx during Spring 2014, during the months prior to the learning institute
  • Select about 20 students for the training program
  • Coordinate 30-45 minute Q&A sessions with students and the lecturers
  • Track student progress through the 3-week Learning Institute
  • Provide comments to at least one out of the three reflections that students submit, so that the reflection is prepared for posting on IHN’s online blog

Volunteer Position: Director of R&D – Chronic Diseases

We are seeking a student with a fervent ardor for making a difference in global health disparities to join the IHN Team.

As the Director of Research & Development – Chronic Diseases, your responsibilities include:

  • Develop future courses geared toward chronic diseases (e.g. Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity)
  • Attend and contribute to all IHN Team meetings
  • Research relevant organizations that work on chronic diseases

Volunteer Position: Director of Public Relations 

IHN seeks a passionate student who would like to make a difference in global health. As a public relations officer, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Generate publicity about IHN’s Learning Institute to recruit students
  • Develop Brochures and Flyers
  • Maintain IHN’s Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts

Volunteer  Position: Director of IT

IHN is seeking a Director of IT with technical experience in web development who is passionate about doing work for a global cause. Your responsibilities would include the following:

  • Take ownership of an online e-learning platform currently under development
  • Maintain this website
  • Serve as technical consultant

Applicants must have general skills in web development and management, with basic experience in HTML and PHP/MySQL set-ups. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in online learning and/or video distribution.