Apply to the 2020 Columbia Global Mental Health Summer Internship

The application for the Summer 2020 Columbia Global Mental Health Summer Internship is now available! Please click here to access the online application form.

Applications must be completed by February 14, 2020 at 5 pm EST for consideration.

The Columbia Global Mental Health Summer Internship is a competitive summer internship program for rising senior undergraduates interested in the growing field of global mental health. Students will be exposed to a wide range of didactic seminars and experiential learning opportunities, will be mentored by 1-3 departmental faculty focused on various global mental health initiatives, and will gain extensive exposure for networking and shadowing within the healthcare research environment. The summer internship runs for 8 weeks, with students working 4 days a week with the GMHP.

Former summer interns have worked on research projects across a wide range of global mental health topics, including:

  • PTSD and trauma
  • Maternal mental health
  • Mental health and aging
  • Mental health advocacy and writing
  • Severe mental illness
  • Substance abuse


For more information on the projects and experiences of our former GMHP summer interns, please visit the Undergraduate Student Opportunities program page.

Any questions can be directed to [email protected].