Careers & Internships

Innovations in Healthcare seeks to build a highly committed and collaborative staff with a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. For general employment inquiries or if you are interested in being considered for future employment, please contact Anna Koltchagova. For questions about student opportunities contact Andrea Taylor. 

Why work with us?

  • Our flat team operates in a very dynamic space and intellectually stimulating environment. We are collaborative and open to new challenges.
  • You will build relationships with awe-inspiring entrepreneurs focused on disrupting the old business models of healthcare service delivery.
  • The role gives opportunities and platforms to work with interesting and influential people at Duke and in the health sector in developed and emerging markets around the world.


  • 2018 Fall Research Internship

    The Duke Global Health Innovations Center (the Center) is accepting applications for a part-time undergraduate fall research internship position. This position provides an opportunity to gain a deep understanding of health innovations to improve global maternal and newborn health and reduce maternal and newborn mortality around the world.

    The Center is part of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) at Duke University that supports the scaling and adaptation of health innovations and related policy reforms to address critical global health challenges. The Center links global health, health policy, and health innovation efforts across Duke University. Please visit for more information.

    The Center is seeking a part-time intern for Fall 2018, beginning in the first week of September until early December to support activities of a USAID-funded evaluation of the Saving Lives at Birth program. This internship is 10 hours per week for roughly 13 weeks between September and December, and is paid at a rate of $11/hour. The position is based at the Center’s office in downtown Durham (American Tobacco Campus).

    The intern will contribute to the work of the Center through the following possible activities:

    • Compile information and data on project activities, milestones, and funding amount from various data sources shared by funders, including grantee reports and project descriptions.
    • Conduct background research and literature review to understand the funding landscape for health innovations for global maternal and newborn health.
    • Transcribe key informant interviews of experts, funders, and innovators in the global maternal and newborn health space.
    • Support the development of presentations, briefs, manuscripts, and other reports, as needed.

     This position is open to rising juniors and seniors at Duke University. Preferred skills and abilities include:

    • Experience identifying and compiling information from multiple spreadsheets;
    • Experience conducting literature reviews and synthesizing information for researchers;
    • Qualitative analysis skills including transcribing interviews;
    • Outstanding attention to detail and thoroughness.

    To apply for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to