Location: 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, District of Columbia, 20005
Duration: September 17- December 20, 2012
Hours per week: 40
Description: Health Policy Department Intern- Families USA’s top priority is to bring the voice of low-income health care consumers to health policy debates. The Health Policy Department provides the analytical support for Families USA’s federal and state health care advocacy work. Interns with Families USA’s Health Policy Department work collaboratively with staff to take a written product from start to finish and often have an opportunity to be listed as a co-author on one or more products. Interns in the past have co-authored issue briefs for state advocates and materials posted on the Families USA Web site.
- Strong research, writing, and computer skills are essential.
- Knowledge of the Affordable Care Act and health care policy in general is a plus.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the issues of low-income people.
How to apply: To apply for Families USA’s Health Policy Internship Program, please send a cover letter, a current resume (listing applicable work and educational experiences), a three-to-five page writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references (two of the references must be non-academic) to: Melissa Rosenblatt, Director, Internship and Fellowship Program, Families USA Foundation, 1201 New York Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005; fax: 202-347-2417; email: email@example.com. For further information please contact Melissa Rosenblatt @ 202-628-3030.