Research Internship 2019

6th Annual International Research Internship for Health Researchers

The four week research internship is a unique, intensive training opportunity for junior researchers to launch their career and network in the Caribbean and internationally. It provides a great opportunity for participants to focus and develop programmes of research, complete research proposals or manuscripts, under the mentorship of local and international facilitators.


3rd June - 28th June 2019
The UWI School of Nursing, Mona

8:30am - 4:30pm Kingston 7, Jamaica


Eligibility: Graduate prepared (must have completed a graduate degree at least one month prior to the start date of the internship) in nursing, medicine, public health, epidemiology or other health sciences related disciplines.

  • Committed to long-term research engagement and providing tangible benefits to home community or institution
  • Interest in international collaboration

The main Goals of the internship are for participants to:

  • Acquire knowledge and skills in health systems research
  • Examine multiple intervention programs design and evaluation issues in health systems
  • Gain knowledge and skills essential for competitive grantsmanship
  • Extend repertoire of cutting edge research designs and approaches in health systems
  • Develop complete research proposals, programs of research and/or a scientific manuscripts during work in progress sessions
  • Enhance peer review skills
  • Advance knowledge and skills in networking and extend links with local, regional, and international decision-makers