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International Health

Program in Applied Vaccine Experiences - PAVE

PAVE supports vaccine-focused internships for Johns Hopkins students at international organizations that play critical roles in global vaccine policy and delivery.

In previous years, PAVE Scholars have been placed with mentors at agencies such as:

Through PAVE, Hopkins students spend 12 to 16 weeks working full time at one of the partner organizations, gaining valuable experience in vaccine research, policy and programs of global importance. Successfully completing a 16-week PAVE internship can fulfill the Department of International Health's MSPH practicum requirement.



The PAVE 2019 – 2020 application cycle is now open. See the announcement document below for full details, as well as the accompanying application and recommendation forms.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm (ET) on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Please email completed forms to Liz Meyer (

Email questions about the program or eligibility to Jessica Atwell (