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Center for Global HealthStudents

The Student Experience

ODU students can partake in multiple programs and projects in and out of the Center for Global Health. Students can serve as interns for credit, as volunteers or as research assistants. They can also engage with staff within the center or collaborate with other community partners on new or existing assignments and initiatives.

These unique learning experiences contribute to the versatility and educational experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.

C2C Ghana Collaboration

Study Abroad Student in Ethiopia

Student Testimony

ODU Student Branded Web Images

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Student Opportunities

Center for Global Health Interns

Internship Opportunities

The ODU Center for Global Health offers internships to both undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines. Students will be offered mentorship throughout their internship experience and an opportunity to engage in important events and projects that are hosted by the center. For more information regarding internship opportunities at the center, please contact the Program Manager of the center, Dr. My Ngoc Nguyen.


Service Learning Opportunities

The ODU Center for Global Health offers service learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and community members. Opportunities include volunteering at an animal shelter, working at the health department on the Zika Mosquito Control Summer Project and helping with projects at operation smile. For more information regarding service learning opportunities, please contact the director of the center, Dr. Michele Kekeh


Research Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines in and outside of the university can pursue research collaborations with faculty from the ODU Center for Global Health. Research interests of faculty from the center include emerging issues in global health. Past students have pursued grants such as the PURS grant. For more information regarding research opportunities at the center, please contact the Associate Director of the center, Dr. Michele Kekeh.

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Enhance your college career by gaining relevant experience with the skills and knowledge needed for your future career. Discover our experiential learning opportunities.

First Fridays

Get an inside look into your major of interest when you speak to professors and current students at our monthly First Friday events.

Freshman Orientation

Welcome to the Monarch Nation! Orientation will be hosted on-campus. Events include course selection and registration, an overview of resources and a preview of campus life.