Thursday, March 31, 2016

Internship with CDC’s Public Health Law Program. March 2016 Announcement

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
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Public Health Law and Administrative Communication Internship with CDC’s Public Health Law Program

CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP) is offering the Administrative and Communication Internship/Externship for motivated students enrolled in masters-level programs earning degrees in public health, public policy, public administration, communication, business, or similar disciplines.
With rolling start and completion dates during the academic year, this internship/externship exposes students to high-level strategic planning and other program functions, including marketing, communication, project management, and partner engagement. The internship/externship is 9–14 weeks long in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • Help write and research breaking stories and relevant commentary for PHLP publications and communications, including Public Health Law News
  • Provide coverage highlights of state and federal congressional hearings, regulatory meetings, and other events driving news about public health
  • Help maintain listservs, communications archives, and PHLP’s website content
  • Help design and execute PHLP’s marketing and communication plans
  • Coordinate webinars and trainings with partner organizations 
Requirements and Skills
  • Currently enrolled in a masters-level public health, public policy, public administration, communication, business, or other related program
  • Excellent communication and time managements skills
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment
These internships/externships are unpaid. Internships are not tied to academic credit. Externship and practicum opportunities are available for students seeking academic credit as authorized by law schools or schools of public health.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to PHLP accepts applications via email only.

  • Summer–February 28
  • Fall—May 31
  • Spring—November 1

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