LOCATION: WASHINGTON, DC

POSITION SUMMARY:

Want to brush up on your communications skills and work with a fun, dedicated team? ACHP offers challenging and exciting opportunities for those who want to take their expertise out of the classroom and into the world. Interns will be involved in the daily workings of the communications department and have the chance to work autonomously on projects. Some things you might be doing:

  • Writing, editing and compiling articles for ACHP publications
  • Researching health care news articles
  • Researching and tracking media outreach
  • Researching key health care stakeholders for outreach and partnership
  • Helping develop creative approaches to the release of content
  • Editing/developing website content
  • Drafting social media content (including copy, graphics and video)
  • Participating in special projects and performing other related duties

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal skills
  • Ability to think creatively about complex issues
  • Ability to manage and organize detailed assignments
  • Willingness to take direction, as well as proactively provide ideas
  • General interest in social media, online communications and/or visual design
  • Understanding how to build a narrative
  • Minimum three years of undergraduate study in communications, English or journalism
  • Familiarity with HTML a plus
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere) a plus

APPLICATION

If this sounds like you, please submit a resume, two writing samples and cover letter via e-mail to ACHP Human Resources at hr@achp.org. In the cover letter, please explain why you think your skills make you a strong candidate for this internship, your available start and finish date and the number of hours you are available weekly. Please include “External Affairs Intern Position” with your first initial and last name in the subject line of your e-mail message. We look forward to hearing from you!