Summer 2018 Internship | Health and Aging: NYC-Based Healthcare Philanthropy




$15 per Hour



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55 East 59th Street
16th Floor
New York
United States


The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

55 East 59th Street – 16th floor

New York, NY 10022

Start Date: June 1, 2018 (flexible) End Date: August 31, 2018 (flexible)

Salary: $15 per hour Work Hours: Approx. 35 hours per week

Background: The John A. Hartford Foundation, based in New York City, is a private, nonpartisan, national philanthropy dedicated to improving the care of older adults. The leader in the field of aging and health, the Foundation has three areas of emphasis: creating age-friendly health systems, supporting family caregivers, and improving serious illness and end-of-life care.

Position Details: Selected candidates will support the President and John A. Hartford Foundation staff with various projects that advance the mission of improving care for older adults. Past projects have focused on topics related to elder abuse and mistreatment, age-friendly hospitals, end of life and palliative care. This will require interns to conduct research and produce writing related to the fields of geriatrics and gerontology, and perform administrative projects related to the day to day operations of the Foundation.

Position Requirements/Preferred Skills:

  • Current enrollment in a related graduate level degree program (MPH, MPA, MSW, MHA, etc.)
  •  Strong writing and communication skills
  • Adaptability to new opportunities and projects.
  •  Interest in philanthropy, health care, and/or aging
  •  Ability to collaborate with others, work independently, and manage time effectively
  • Must arrange own housing within New York City or local area


Terry Fulmer, President

How Do I Get Started?

To apply please submit the following to

  •  An updated resume
  •  A brief cover letter outlining your experience and interest in working for The John A. Hartford Foundation

Due to the anticipated volume of applications further contact by applicants is not allowed. Please no phone calls.

How To Apply

To apply please submit the following to

  • An updated resume
  • A brief cover letter outlining your experience and interest in working for The John A. Hartford Foundation