Internship - Washington, DC - undergrad and graduate school internships

Academic Credits

Yes

Remote

Ok

Hours per week

40

Published

11/01/2018

Application Deadline

12/30/2018

Start Date

01/03/2019

End Date

12/31/2019

Address

POB 75972
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
20013
United States

Description

Experience the excitement of working in the DC area. You will work out of the Alexandria, Virginia office in Old Town, near the King Street Metro station. You can intern for 1 semester or more. Most, but not all, interns apply for and receive college credit (check with your school to see if credit is available).


Several openings in - Policy - Research - Programs - Media Outreach - Social Media Advocacy - Writing - and more.


Watch what people say about the MHN intern experience:


Suzy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75yTmh-emr8


John: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyVHh1Gftbk


Chris: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfS5dg-ycP4


Cristina: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDTIAIoPAzo&


This internship opportunity could include, but is not limited to:


Public Policy: Direct advocacy - preparation of educational briefings for Congressional staff Attending Congressional hearings and local seminars


Watch examples of MHN public policy initiatives and Congressional briefings:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKMQuD5kfIo


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MMl-IhSvpw&t=2697s


Health outreach: Development of original health informational brochures and literature hand-outs Represent MHN at trade shows and public policy events Internet correspondence with various health e-mail groups


An example is the Congressional Workout in June.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHb4hkdn3LU


Watch more MHN initiatives at:

https://www.youtube.com/MHNMedia


Research issues such as: Health disparities in education and medical research. Family issues such as adoption, child abuse, custody, foster care and welfare.


Media and social media advocacy - helping enhance our media presence and growing our social media platforms.


This is a hands-on experience in public policy. Qualifications include enthusiasm, basic computer skills, confidence in written and oral communication skills and being an independent initiator. Work hours are negotiable and flexible.


A learning plan is tailored to best suit your interests upon arrival at the Men’s Health Network. A successful candidate will work in the Alexandria, Virginia office near the King Street Metro station.

Benefits

Bilingual is a plus.


MHN maintains several websites, including -


Men's Health Month (June)

http://www.menshealthmonth.com


Follow the latest men's health news and commentary at Talking About Men's Health:

http://www.talkingaboutmenshealth.com

 

Men’s Health Report Cards

http://www.menshealthreportcard.com

 

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month (April)

http://www.TesticularCancerAwarenessMonth.com

 

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (September)

http://www.ProstateCancerAwarenessMonth.com

 

Prostate Health Guide

http://www.ProstateHealthGuide.com

 

Men's Health Resource Center

http://www.menshealthresourcecenter.com


also visit -


Follow MHN on Twitter at:

https://twitter.com/MensHlthNetwork

 

MHN can be found on Facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/menshealthnetwork

How To Apply

info@menshealthnetwork.org
http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/

Send resume, your goals, a writing sample, and availability to:

info@menshealthnetwork.org


If you a graduate student, please include which degree you are pursuing.


Thanks.


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