YLabs Design for Health Fellow Jobs in Rwanda

YLabs Design for Health Fellow Jobs in Rwanda


  • YLabs is offering a seven-month fellowship for mid-level professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds who wish to develop professional experience in human-centered design and innovation as applied to health and economic challenges. The fellow will complete an introductory training on youth-driven 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 conduct the following activities:

  • Literature reviews to understand background evidence on a given problem.

  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection with youth and key stakeholders.

  • Building of rough prototypes to test with users

  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
    Report writing
    Support with of findings to local communities involved in research activities

  • The ideal candidate will be excited to work with a dynamic interdisciplinary team of designers and public health professionals to support the development of design solutions for some of the biggest challenges facing young people globally.

    You have

  • A Masters degree in public health, international development, business, economics, or social work.

  • Between 5-8 years of professional experience in a relevant field to our work (this might include public health including sexual and reproductive health, HIV, or mental health, management consulting, medicine, research, economics, or international development)

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

  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods across the research process, including research protocol development, data collection and analysis, and reporting and presenting work

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong collaboration skills with attention to ensuring equity in our work with the communities with whom we work, and within our organization

  • Advanced competency in Excel and G-suite.

  • Human-centered design training or experience is not a prerequisite for this role

    How to Apply

  • To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to


    with the subject line “DXH Fellow – Rwanda”. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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