Public Health and Program Management Intern
FHI 360 has an exciting internship opportunity for a student interested in growing their skills within the international development sector. Under close supervision, an Intern will perform entry level professional duties which will provide the opportunity for professional training in US funded projects, launching a new product line, and planning a technical symposium within the Emerging Infectious Diseases and Health Security division. Internship assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to a global nonprofit development organization.
This is a paid internship with a flexible schedule based on project needs.
Anticipated Duration: Summer 2021 - May - August 2021
Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities
· Practical experience with a large, global non-profit organization
· Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful technical, and program management professionals
· Experience working with an inter-disciplinary team addressing global health challenges
· Experience working with cross-functional team on new unit launch
Anticipated Project(s) and Assignment Details:
The intern will provide project support in addition to communication efforts. The project will include expanding the Unit’s/Department footprint (internally/externally) through communications, social media, and thought leadership activities, and providing editorial and branding support on project/unit deliverables. Applicants interested in global public health and communications would be a good fit for this internship.
The intern may contribute to various team or project activities under the direction of their supervisor in the following ways:
· Support the planning of thought leadership events
- Compile invitee list
- Monitor registration email
- Update tracker with activities
- Create and manage a database for registrants
- Work with ISS and Communications on platform to have symposium and promoting the event
- Support development of presentation and hand out materials
- Send thank you letters to speakers
- Facilitate thought leadership event to ensure no issues
- Create survey for event and analyze and report results
· Create blog schedule with topics to be covered for each post, identifying bloggers for each topic, etc.
· Contribute to project-related presentations, blogs, reports and/or manuscripts
· Support development of capability statement and fact sheets
· Support content update .org website and Connect for EIDHS
· Organize and participate in team meetings and country calls (e.g., assisting with meeting preparation, meeting minutes, a post-meeting report)
· Support business development efforts, including conducting background research on donors, programs, and strategies and developing summaries that highlight the department’s capabilities
Qualifications and Competencies:
· Currently enrolled in a degree program at a college or university in a public health, communications, and/or business field, or within one year of graduation date
· Experience in graphic design is a plus
· Ability to translate and disseminate health science related content and information on various platforms
· Demonstrated interest in public health through studies, work experience, and/or personal travel
· Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
· Strong writing and research skills
· Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner
· Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
Typical Physical Demands:
· Typical office environment. This person will work remotely for the duration of the internship.
· Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift to 5 lbs.
Technology to be Used:
· Personal Computer
· Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail
· Telephone, printer, calculator, copier, PDAs and other hand-held devices.