Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Summer Research, Policy, and Communications Internship

The National Center for Health Research is a nonprofit think tank that bridges the gaps between research, healthcare, and health policy. Our work helps improve the lives of adults and children across the country.

Our interns become part of our team by working on various projects such as:

-Helping to gather information, whether from the Internet, from magazine, newspaper and journal articles, or contacting researchers and other experts to ask questions.
-Writing or co-authoring articles for print, fact sheets, press releases, briefing materials, and letters to Congress and the Executive branch. Editing and assisting with our website, co-authoring reports, grant proposals, and journal articles.
-Attending briefings on Capitol Hill, policy panel meetings, and policy-oriented meetings with representatives from other non-profit think tanks and advocacy organizations. You can attend meetings with Members of Congress and their staff and be in the front row when we are testifying at Advisory Panel meetings of the FDA, the National Institute of Medicine, and other federal agencies.
Researching and analyzing data, reviewing and critiquing research studies, and presenting information at professional meetings and policy forums.
-Communicating with major media and with the public via outreach efforts.
-Assisting with fundraising activities, including event planning and other development issues.
-Performing outreach to college campuses, students, and other young adults.

For more information and to apply, please visit Careers 4 Terps ID #167875