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Health Grand Challenge - Mpala Research Centre (MRC)
Mpala Research Center, Kenya (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: Global Health and Health Policy Program Type: Internship
Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Dormitory Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks
Program Description:
Mpala Research Centre

The Mpala Research Centre and Wildlife Foundation is located on the Laikipia Plateau in north central Kenya. The facility is operated as a partnership involving Princeton University, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Kenya Wildlife Service and the National Museums of Kenya. Mpala facilitates and exemplifies sustainable human-wildlife co-existence and the advancement of human livelihoods and quality of life. Interns at Mpala will work on research that relates to animal and human health. Past projects have included assistance with research on the epidemiology and vectors of trachoma, and a rabies vaccination campaign. 
This internship lasts two months, with start and end dates to be determined.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 12/11/2017 04/15/2018 06/01/2018 08/31/2018
NOTE: Note: the program dates are not precise and each participant may have different program dates.