HealthHIV is seeking undergraduate or graduate school level interns. Potential interns must be available to work at least 20 hours each week. Interns will be compensated hourly, commensurate with experience. An internship at HealthHIV offers many learning opportunities in a variety of areas. Interns should have an interest in HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections, LGBTQ health, harm reduction and/or health communications, welcome working in a diverse environment, and be able to multitask efficiently and effectively.
HealthHIV is a national non-profit working with organizations, communities, and health care providers to advance effective prevention, care, and support for people living with, or at risk for, HIV and HCV through education and training, technical assistance and capacity building, advocacy, and health services research and evaluation. HealthHIV leads the HealthHCV initiative, the National Center for Health Care Capacity Building, and the National Coalition for LGBT Health. For more information about HealthHIV, please visit http://www.healthhiv.org.
Intern Responsibilities May Include:
- Providing key logistical support to HealthHIV staff related to education and training initiatives with community-based organizations, AIDS service organizations, healthcare organizations, and healthcare providers;
- Conducting health services research and analysis to support educational and advocacy publications;
- Supporting the development of presentations and training materials for medical professional and consumer trainings;
- Designing surveys, gathering data and reporting on findings;
- Developing content for informational pamphlets;
- Supporting proposal development/grant writing (including conducting needs assessments and original research);
- Participating on webinars and calls with governmental, academic, and nonprofit agencies;
- Attending conferences and meetings; and,
- Providing overall administrative support as needed to HealthHIV staff.
Desired Intern Qualifications:
- A strong interest in health care, health policy, or public health
- Excellent writing skills and research capabilities
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint
- Ability to think creatively and work well in groups
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Willingness and ability to work autonomously, with direction and support
- 20-30 hours/week availability
How to Apply:
Send application materials by email to email@example.com with “Capacity Building and Education Intern” as the subject. Include in a single document (PDF or Word): a cover letter including the semester you are applying for, your resume or CV, and a 1-3 page writing sample. Please title the document with your name and desired job position (ex: “Jane Doe_Capacity Building Intern App”).