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For Students

Georgetown students are encouraged to participate in the institute’s activities through events and select academic global health programs. The institute collaborates with faculty leaders; university administrators; and programs, research centers, and institutes across Georgetown’s schools to engage students in global health-related activities.

Students interested in global health

Jobs and Opportunities

If you’re a Georgetown student interested in learning more about global health and exploring careers in the field, check out the programs and opportunities.

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Maeve McKean Global Health Award

The undergraduate McKean fellow spends their junior year on campus working to advance a faculty member’s research and is awarded $6,500 to conduct their own research the summer before their senior year.

Student Fellows Program

Student Fellows Program

Undergraduate and graduate students can work with faculty on research projects, participate in global health-related events, and network with one another and scholars in the global health field.

Featured News

Rolonda Donelson sharing remarks at the luncheon

On December 8, 2023, a luncheon in Riggs Library honored the exceptional work of four fellows selected through two fellowship programs that honor the life and legacy of Maeve McKean, the former executive director of Georgetown's Global Health Initiative, now Global Health Institute.

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Thomas Batterman (C’22), a researcher who investigates war crimes at the U.S. Department of Justice and who made new discoveries about a medieval plague while at Georgetown, has won the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship—the oldest and most competitive international scholarship.

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We must hold space for each other as we navigate challenges and sadness. Embodying the Georgetown spirit of cura personalis, “care for the person,” resources are here to aid you and promote mental well-being. Learn more at Every Hoya Cares.

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