Global Health Careers

A Future in Health and Health Policy

""Princeton’s global health experience is designed to stand on its own as an enriching part of your years on campus. We also have a growing track record of launching health careers.

Think you’re next? You’re in good company. Roughly 80% of GHP certificate graduates choose health-related future work.

A Range of Careers

The beauty of a program that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue is that it prepares you for any career. We encourage a broad view, giving you an understanding of where the field is now, and where it may be heading. As a result, you get transferable skills, confidence-building experiences and new insight.

As for where you take it – that part is up to you. 

Global Health Work

For some, next steps take them far afield.

  • NGOs: Human Rights Watch, DUMA (Kenya), Wellbody Alliance (Sierra Leone), Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (E.  Africa)
  • Providing health care and life sciences consulting
Graduate Study

Roughly 50% of GHP grads attend graduate school in fields such as:

  • Medicine
  • Public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical neuroscience
  • Molecular and medical pharmacology

Other GHP students pursue fellowships after graduation.