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Job Title: Policy Team Intern
Job Number: #I-70003
Organization: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
Posted: 11/21/2017
Type: Internship
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington, DC,     
Compensation: $15.00 per hour
Position Description: Principle Duties & Scope of Work AMCHP seeks a student intern for spring 2018. The intern will work with the policy team on a variety of projects and initiatives. Potential projects include, but are not limited to: • Support policy team in development of and editing written materials • Support policy team in preparation for meetings with Congressional staff • Support preparation for AMCHP annual conference advocacy activities • Support meetings of key AMCHP committees • Perform related work as assigned

Overall Internship Program Objectives AMCHP’s intern program is designed to fulfill six objectives: 1) Enhance the intern’s understanding of Title V’s role in the public health system; 2) Allow interns to gain practical work experience; 3) Provide opportunities for interns to more fully explore their strengths and interests; 4) Benefit AMCHP members by providing them with vital information in a timely manner; 5) Provide AMCHP an opportunity to become involved in the preparation of future public health professionals; and 6) Provide AMCHP with quality personnel to supplement staff. Internship Duration AMCHP’s office is ordinarily open for business Monday through Friday from 8:00 am –5:00 pm. Actual work hours will be flexible to accommodate, to the greatest extent possible, the needs of both AMCHP and the intern. • Start Date: January 2018 • End Date: May 2018 or TBD based on AMCHP and intern needs

Hours/Compensation • Part-time schedule: 10-15 hours/week (exact dates/times can be negotiated) • Rate of compensation is $15 per hour. Benefits are not provided.

Qualifications: Qualifications • Basic understanding of and demonstrated interest in public health policy and advocacy • Basic understanding of maternal and child health • Excellent writing and editing skills • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills • Strong written and oral communication skills • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail • Ability to work effectively in a team environment • Ability to meet deadlines • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Organization Description: The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs. As a member of the policy team, the intern supports our government affairs and health systems transformation activities. The intern will assume responsibility for a wide range of projects and functions, requiring professionalism and task orientation. This position is suitable for an undergraduate or graduate student.

Closing Date: 2/21/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Nikeisha Ogletree,  Policy Team Intern
Contact Location: 1825 K Street
Suite 250
Washington   DC  20006
United States
Contact Location: 1825 K Street
  Suite 250
  Washington   DC  20006
  United States
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Contact Email: nogletree@amchp.org
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How to Apply: How to Apply Please submit a resume, cover letter and 3 references to https://apply.hrmdirect.com/resumedirect/Appl yOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=enc- 16.5156551200335156&source=659728-CS- 11081&validationonly=true .

Indicate “#I-70003 Policy Team Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. (E.O.E.)

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