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Company: United States of Care
Location: Washington, DC
Employment Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 09/21/2020
Expire Date: 11/21/2020
Job Categories: Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
United States of Care -Spring '21 Internship Opportunities |
Policy & External Affairs Internship- Spring 2021
United States of Care is searching for interns to to join us during the spring semester. The mission of United States of Care is to ensure that every single American has access to quality, affordable health care regardless of health status, social need, or income. As a nonpartisan nonprofit, we are building and mobilizing a movement to achieve long-lasting solutions that make health care better for everyone.
Interns will support all departments within United States of Care–policy and external affairs, operations, development, and public engagement, with particular emphasis on their focus area of policy and external affairs, communications, or development. While the interns are a member of the United States of Care team, they are encouraged to take advantage of local/virtual health care and networking events, and to bring their learnings back to share with the team.
Responsibilities and Duties
Support the United States of Care team in research, planning, and operations;
Be able to read, understand, and summarize information and research in a concise manner;
Stay up to date with current health care related policies.
Policy and External Affairs Focus
Write policy briefs and contribute to internal research documents;
Analyze and track state-level health care policy efforts and political actions;
Support the members of the Policy and External Affairs team as necessary;
Other duties as assigned by the Policy and External Affairs team.
Draft and publish content for website;
Draft and manage content for social media platforms;
Organize press and state tracker spreadsheets;
Support the members of the Communications team as necessary;
Other duties as assigned by the Communications Team.
Overall support of the United States of Care development team in the engagement of prospective donors, planning fundraising activities, and general departmental operations;
Be able to read, understand, and summarize donor information and prospect research in a concise manner for colleagues;
Organize and assist with the maintenance of donor data software (Raiser’sEdge);
Conduct research on donor prospects, identify potential sources of individual, foundation, and corporate donor support;
Assist in communications with funders;
Participate in strategy sessions;
Other duties as assigned by the Development Team.
Must have a strong commitment to ensuring every American has access to quality, affordable health care, and be open to operating in a bipartisan atmosphere exploring multiple policy solutions to achieve that mission;
Preferably enrolled in an undergraduate or master’s program, with a focus on Communications, Business, Nonprofit Management, Leadership, Social Sciences, Public Health, Public Policy, Health Care, Liberal Arts or other applicable program, but all interested parties welcome to apply;
Flexible and enthusiastic about working in a startup environment and willing to take on a wide range of tasks necessary to support a growing team;
Self-directed, takes initiative, and able to manage competing priorities;
Relevant work, volunteer, or internship experience;
Strong communications and writing skills.
This position is part time, and requires approximately 20 hours per week. Internships at United States of Care require a three month commitment. Preferred location in Washington, DC or Minneapolis MN but applicants from other locations will be considered. It is likely this internship will be remote.
This position provides a monthly stipend of $1,250 for 20 hours of work per week. There is also the opportunity for school credit, if permitted by your college or university.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your interest area and your last name, in the subject line. Example: Policy: Spring Internship: Last Name ; Development: Spring Internship: Last Name or Communications : Spring Internship: Last name
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply. We prohibit discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.