Internship | Institute of Public Health Bengaluru



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  is a premier multidisciplinary academic research institute in India engaged in public health research, education and outreach. 

IPH Bengaluru was established with a vision of creating an equitable, integrated, decentralized and participatory health system within a just and empowered society.

IPH Bengaluru office is involved in setting up a Library. The internship will focus on helping the library team to restructure the IPH Bengaluru Library. The intern will organize, create workflow, and create a management system for Library usage. 

TORs for Internship

  1. Update the library software
  2. Verify the books
  3. Identifying the missing books
  4. Set the process of issuing, and collecting the books
  5. Help the institute develop a library policy.

Essential requirements
The candidate must have:

  • Bachelors/Masters in library sciences. Any previous experience in this regard.

IPH Bengaluru.

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

Stipend: This is an unpaid internship.

Application Procedure
 The last date for receiving the application form is 10th June 2024.

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 details
  2. Resume/CV (PDF only)
  3. Statement up to 100 words as to why you choose IPH Bengaluru 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.