We're looking for public health leaders who can bring creative flair and fearlessness to work on some of the toughest challenges facing global youth. Through this fellowship, you'll receive intensive training and mentorship in design for health and emerge with a unique skill set in youth-centered design.

We're looking for public health leaders who can bring creative flair and fearlessness to work on some of the toughest challenges facing global youth. Through this fellowship, you'll receive intensive training and mentorship in design for health and emerge with a unique skill set in youth-centered design.

DESIGN X HEALTH FELLOW

We are offering a nine-month fellowship in human-centered design and evaluation for a public health professional. The fellow will complete introductory training on human-centered approaches for the design and evaluation of programs aimed to improve adolescent health and livelihoods. The fellow will work collaboratively in small teams with experienced health designers and public health researchers to design, prototype and implement solutions that improve young people’s health and financial futures.

You are:

  • Creative, curious and dedicated to working in partnership with young people and their communities

  • Excited to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment

  • Comfortable with the complexity of global health challenges

  • Able to combine the art of creative problem solving with the rigor of meticulous evaluation

  • Able to quickly build rapport with youth and communities, and can navigate sensitive or taboo topics with ease and delicacy

  • Hungry to develop new skills and share your expertise with others within a growing organization that is committed to learning

  • Passionate about improving young people’s lives

You have:

  • At least five years of professional experience in public health and/or international development

  • Graduate level training in public health or related discipline (including social sciences, medical anthropology, international development, economics, health management and policy, medicine etc.)

  • Proficiency in both qualitative and quantitative data analysis

  • Experience using software for qualitative analysis (NVivo or similar program), quantitative analysis (Stata, SAS, or Excel), and data visualization (Tableau)

  • Experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation strategies for public health programs

  • Prior work experience in sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is a full-time, salaried role, based in Berkeley, California that involves 40% international travel. All costs related to international travel and field work will be covered.

Applicants must be legally able to work and live in the US from March 2019 - December 2019. Please note that we cannot sponsor visa applications for this role. 

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to contact@y-labs.org. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.