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Site Placement Opportunities

This section contains a selection of international partners with ties to Vanderbilt University. Opportunities exist for individuals at all levels of training including undergraduates, graduates, residents, trainees, and faculty.

Listings include—but are not limited to—international service opportunities, research projects in global health, international medical education programs, and funding opportunities.


Discuss your plans with Elizabeth Rose before contacting individuals affiliated with these organizations. Students are also encouraged to research additional avenues for opportunities abroad.

VIGH’s Global Health Opportunities Database:

The Global Health Opportunities Database provides a central location for select research, educational, and service opportunities in global health.


Other resources for global health opportunities:


Common Locations for Practica and Internships

US Locations:

Atlanta – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Minnesota – Minnesota Department of Health – Refugee Health
Nashville Metro Public Health Department
• Nashville – Silaom Family Health Center
• Nashville Tennessee Department of Health
• New York – Concern USA

International Locations: