Job Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Currently Hiring

Associate Program Director, Under the supervision of the Director of the GATE program in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, the Associate Program Director provides oversight and technical leadership for multiple program activities including the management of projects globally and in the USA, partnership building and fundraising, and research operations. GATE is an innovative research and practice program dedicated towards improving the lives of adolescents and women around the world. The individual hired for this position will bring a technical background and aptitude for managing people and must have demonstrated knowledge and interest in GATE’s technical areas of work, which include research and communication projects related to pubertal health transitions, menstrual health and hygiene, gender, and access to sanitation. The Associate Program Director will collaborate closely with the larger GATE team of staff and students in and outside the USA. The position will involve some international travel. Apply here!

Student Opportunities

We are not currently hiring for student roles, please check back for future opportunities! 


Our team of student workers support a range of activities across a variety of topical and thematic areas.  Past positions have included:

  • Research Assistant position supporting data analysis for the OFDA-funded Global Scoping Project on effective practices for menstrual waste disposal, waste management & laundering for menstrual waste.  
  • Communications and Marketing Assistant leading social media efforts, and supporting the promotion of the Period Posse Presents webinar series.
  • A summer practicum position conducting research exploring key considerations for MHM during an Ebola epidemic. (Learn more)
  • summer practicum position analyzing qualitative data about the menstruation and puberty experiences of low-income adolescent girls growing up in America. (Learn more)
  • summer practicum position conducting audits of public toilets across NYC to understand how equipped they are (or are not) to support the menstrual hygiene needs of people experiencing homelessness. (Learn more)
  • summer practicum position supporting qualitative data collection for an exploration of the menstrual hygiene experiences of sheltered and unsheltered homeless people in New York City. (Learn more)