Missouri Foundation for Health
Fall 2013 Fellowship
Health Policy Fellow
The Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) is now seeking a full-time fellow to work 40 hours per week, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., M-F.
The fellow will be compensated at a rate of $16.82 /hour and the fellowship begins in early September 2013 and runs through August of 2014.
The Health Policy Fellowship is an experiential learning opportunity. The fellow will work alongside the entire health policy team and participate in a variety of activities. Insight will be gained regarding the workings of philanthropy and the mission and values of the Missouri Foundation for Health. Experiences will include research, editing, reviewing grant proposals, outreach activities to communities and policymakers, assisting with health advocacy focused trainings and workshops, and gaining knowledge of and building relationships with health advocates from around the state. This fellowship is an opportunity to gain a working knowledge of the health policy landscape in Missouri.
Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a Master’s program of study typically in a health related discipline. The relevance of a fellowships at the Foundation to the student’s academic and/ or career goals will be an important part of the evaluation of an applicant. Must be organized, resourceful, confidential, team and detailed oriented. Must also have strong written and oral communication skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. formatting, creating tables, comfortable copying, moving files in and out of electronic folders).
WHO WE ARE
MFH is an equal opportunity employer seeking candidates who recognize that diversity and inclusion are essential to organizational effectiveness and impact, and who value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our employees, our grantees, and the people in the communities we serve.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are an organized person with strong problem solving skills, and interested in being part of a hard-working, fun team and enjoy working with culturally diverse groups, please submit an application online at http:www.mffh.org/content/25/employment-opportunites-at-mfh.aspx . Applications should include a current resume, personal statement addressing why you are interested in working in Health Policy, your personal goals for the fellowship, and how you will benefit from the fellowship program. Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2013. If you have questions regarding the online process, please contact Anita Morton at 314-345-5500.