Policy and Communications Intern

Updated on: 01 Jul 2020
Flexible 3 months, 40 hrs/wk
Alexandria, VA, United States
International students can apply

Internship - Washington, DC area - office is in Alexandria, Virginia near the King Street Metro station.
Read more - http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/internships

Organization: Men's Health Network

Area of Focus: Health, Mental health, Family and Parenting, Men's Issues, fatherhood, Veterans’ Issues, policy

Skill(s): Writing

Experience the excitement of an intership in DC.

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

This internship opportunity could include, but is not be limited to:

* Social media:
Using social media to build the network and promote advocacy.  Develop videos, Infographics, and more.

* Public Policy: Direct advocacy - preparation of educational briefings for Congressional staff Attending Congressional hearings and local seminars

Watch examples of MHN public policy initiatives:
Congressional Briefing - What's Happening With Boys
White House event -
Congressional Briefing - TBI

* Health outreach: Development and/or update of health informational brochures and literature hand-outs.

* Represent MHN at trade shows and public policy events Internet correspondence with various health e-mail groups

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

MHN is the founder of and manages activities for -
Men’s Health Month

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MHN on Twitter

MHN on Facebook

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.

Send resume, your goals, and a writing sample.

Longer internships are available, and are flexible to meet your needs.

Desired skills

Social Media Marketing
Writing / Content Creation
Public Relations

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