Graduate Assistantship and Internship Opportunities

Teaching and research assistantships for highly-qualified graduate students provide professional experience and financial support. Internships allow you to apply your academic training to real-world environments. Brown's extensive career and alumni resources connect students to its vast global network of engaged professionals. Explore these opportunities below.


Office of Career Advising

Understanding the unique needs of public health graduates, the School is committed to offering substantive and diverse career advising services to complement those offered by the University.


Community-Based Partnerships

In Rhode Island, our students have access to organizations and government agencies—from the insurance commissioner's office to the lieutenant governor's office, from the Department of Health to the seven local hospitals affiliated with Brown's Alpert Medical School—that are key to improving population health.

Research, Teaching, and Internship Opportunities

Graduate students should create a profile in Handshake to access Research Assistant (RA), Supplemental Teaching Assistant (STA), and internship opportunities. Search for "Brown University School of Public Health." Please check back often as positions are filled and new opportunities arise. Handshake is also Brown University's career portal for postgraduate positions. Please email [email protected] with questions.

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BrownEngage allows students to explore active programs and fellowship communities and apply for community engagement opportunities through Brown’s Swearer Center.

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Students can search for internship and research opportunities in a wide range of fields and locations posted by members of Brown's global alumni community. Alumni can find other alumni in their fields to foster professional relationships and strengthen their ties to the Brown community. Students and alumni alike have the opportunity to pursue mentoring relationships from others who share their common interests or who have pursued similar paths through Brown.