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Program in Applied Vaccine Experiences - PAVE

PAVE supports vaccine-focused internships for Johns Hopkins students at five organizations:

Through PAVE, Hopkins students spend 12 to 16 weeks working full time at one of these international organizations. PAVE scholars gain 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.  2017 internship opportunities


Strong preference for these competitive internships will be given to students enrolled in one or more of the vaccine courses offered at JHSPH


The PAVE 2017-2018 application cycle is now open. See the announcement document below for full details, as well as the accompanying application and recommendation forms. Example internships from 2016-2017 are posted below. Internship descriptions for the 2017-2018 cycle will be available by January 16. 

Applications are due no later than Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Please email completed forms to Wendy Twilley ( Email questions about the program or eligibility to Jessica Atwell (