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Posting expires on 08/16/2019
Employer: Trust for America’s Health
Located in: Washington, DC
Degree Required: Bachelors
Trust for America’s Health is seeking a motivated undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate for a fall 2019 internship working with our Communications and Policy Research team. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Trust for America’s Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes optimal health for every person and community and makes the prevention of illness and injury a national priority. Some priority issue areas at TFAH include public health preparedness, obesity, health equity, substance misuse and suicide, public health funding, and population health. The intern will have the opportunity to work on a range of public health-related issues and projects, including how advocacy and research impact policy change and strategic communications to foster that change. The intern will work 20 – 30 hours per week and sample tasks include: data collection, internet research and literature reviews, researching and drafting letters, assisting with the planning and promotion of webinars and report releases and social media campaigns. The intern will also have the opportunity to attend briefings, hearings, meetings and participate in other organizational efforts.
Candidates should be students or recent graduates in public health, public policy, political science, communications or a related field. Demonstrated interest in public health and policy preferred. Excellent writing and organizational skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a team environment. The internship includes a stipend.
To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to Tim Hughes at email@example.com.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but no later than August 16, 2019. Please, no calls or faxes.
Posted on 08/07/2019
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