Internship - Washington, DC

Employer
Men's Health Network
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 05, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Experience the excitement of working in the DC area.

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: http://www.youtube.com/user/MHNMedia#p/c/EDB69B7F27F3B7E0/2/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:

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxkk_qnyxAY

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 our tribute to veterans in the Washington Redskins locker room. See this locker-room interview of Charlie Cook of the Cook Report:

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

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

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.