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Intern, Health Promotions (D.C. #1819-13)

City: Washington

State: District of Columbia

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Intern, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in our Washington, D.C. office. Working alongside members of the Health Promotion & Education Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.

In this role, the intern will assist the American Lung Association Health Promotion and Education staff to develop and promote the National Asthma Public Policy Agenda and gain experience in the field of policy and health promotion.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with development, promotion and outreach activities for the National Asthma Public Policy Agenda.
    • Developing a project and publication timeline
    • Conduct literature review on asthma as it relates to healthcare systems, financing, public health infrastructure, outdoor air, homes, schools and workplaces
    • Assist with draft an article for publication
    • Prepare background materials, appendices and assist with fact checking
  • Creating and updating content for the American Lung Association’s public website and intranet.
  • Performing other duties as assigned, including some administrative tasks.

TYPE OF INTERNSHIP

This is a paid internship position requiring a minimum time commitment of 20 hours per week (during normal business hours) for 16 weeks.
Base Pay: $15.00/hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate students with policy research experience preferred.
  • Qualified candidates should possess skills in policy and document research, strong writing skills, attention to detail, and have a keen interest in the mission of the American Lung Association.
  • Ability to multitask, perform in a team environment, and a demonstrated willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Computer Proficiency – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
  • An interest in or knowledge of asthma and public health policy is desirable.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all unpaid/paid interns and volunteers must abstain from tobacco use in any form.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please e-mail you cover letter and resume to (include EXACT title in subject of email):

Email: [email protected]

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

 

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