Our aim is to provide a meaningful learning environment  and opportunities to learn about public health in India outside a classroom. This experience will help the intern learn more about their chosen career path.

Each intern will be associated with a team at IPH who are working in projects pertaining to these three areas in public health.

The project to which the intern will be assigned will be decided on the basis of (one or more of the following)

  • Their area of interest,
  • Major chosen by them in their masters,
  • Previous work experience in the area if any

How to apply?

Candidates interested in applying for an internship should go through the internship call available in this page and fill the online internship form or fill the expression of interest form for upcoming internship opportunities.


Who can apply?

Students who are currently enrolled in a Master’s level program in public health or have completed the program less than 6 months back as on the date of application are eligible to apply. Professionals who have the desire to work in the field of public health.

What is the role of an intern?

Internship at IPH includes specific measurable learning objectives/outcomes. Some of the learning objectives/outcomes include Institutional and project related objectives.

IPH is a not for profit organization therefore, the internships offered by the institute are unpaid.

What is the duration of Internship?

Internship will be of minimum two months duration. The maximum duration of the internship will be decided on the basis of the intern’s and the team’s requirement to which the intern is assigned.

Call for an Internship

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) also known as IPH Bengaluru is a premier multidisciplinary academic research institute in India engaged in public health research, education, outreach programs.


Project description

The Towards Health Equity & Transformative Action on tribal health (THETA) was a research project focusing on the health of tribal communities. About 2300 households’ health data was collected from tribal communities living in and around forest regions in south, central and northeast India. For more information on project details please go through protocol


TORs for Internship

  1. THETA Arunachal result analysis.
  2. Attending seminars at IPH Bengaluru. 
  3. Any other task assigned by team lead


Essential requirements


The candidate must have:

  • Have master’s degree and interest in qualitative data analysis
  • Knows any statistical software (R, SPSS or STATA)
  • Excellent command over MS Office Applications, especially MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Powerpoint.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English


Interns can work from home and must have a stable internet connection. 



The internship at IPH is for a minimum of 2 months.

Application Procedure

 Applications are to be completed online through the IPH website at https://iphindia.org/training/internship/ . Please go through the internship guidebook in detail.

 Last date for receiving the application form is: 20th August 2022.


Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application (Do not send these documents through email. Application process needs to be completed through the online google form only.):

  1. Your basic details including name, current address and Institute’s details
  2. Resume/CV (PDF only)
  3. Statement upto 100 words as to why you choose IPH to do your internship.


All applications will be reviewed and those that are shortlisted will be communicated accordingly. 



Candidates applying shall not have any economic ties and shall not have represented any tobacco business or organization that represents the interest of the tobacco industry in the past two years. 

Internships at IPH are paid / unpaid?

The Internships at IPH are unpaid. IPH will not charge interns any fees irrespective of nationality of interns. However, if project fund allows the travel & accommodation during field visit / data collection expenses during the course of internship will be covered by IPH.

How do we reach IPH?

IPH is located in the heart of the city, 3009, II-A Main, 17th Cross, Krishna Rajendra Rd, Siddanna Layout, Banashankari Stage II, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560070.

You can reach using OLA or UBER cab services by

Air: Kempegowda International Airport

Train / Bus : Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna railway station / Kempegowda Bus Terminus (Majestic)

Also kindly note that tipping of taxi drivers is not customary and when in doubt, you can ask people around, they are friendly and happy to help

Will the accommodation be provided?

The accommodation cannot be provided by IPH, but however, from the contacts that our previous interns have stayed, we can assist you to find safe and economical accommodation.

All interns will be enrolled into the IPH alumni mail group and will receive our alumni newsletter about the current events at IPH and job opportunities (if any) available.