Quality Residential Care Measures Summer 2019 Internship – NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

CHPIR is currently looking for one more Summer 2019 Intern! Details below:


CHPIR is looking for a student to work with a multidisciplinary team (consisting of a community psychologist, epidemiologist, population health researcher, and NGO program director) and is interested in improving the quality of residential care for orphan and vulnerable children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) through the development of a quality of care measurement tool. The student would conduct extensive literature reviews on existing measures for certain constructs/components of quality care, organize and synthesize these findings, and use this knowledge to assist with the development of survey questions for a new quality of care measurement tool. The intern will also be invited to participate in broader center meetings and international sector research meetings, including a weekly professional development meeting for all summer CHPIR interns.


  • Enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program (preference for students in Psychology, Child/Human Development, or Global Health)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent thinking and critical analysis skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pleasant to get along with and ability to work with a team

This internship is for 10 weeks for 20 hours/week during the summer of 2019, with flexible start and end dates. $2,000 student plus good learning experience will be provided. To apply, please email your resume and a letter that outlines your interest in the position and how your skills match the job requirements to Hy Huynh, hy.huynh@duke.edu. Please include “CHPIR Intern” in the subject line.

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