Climate, Health and Equity Internship

Summary:
The Center for Climate, Health and Equity seeks highly motivated interns to join an energetic and fast-paced team. The work of this Center focuses on advancing the conversation of climate change where it intersects with health equity and justice.

Responsibilities:
Interns will complete research on issues, develop fact sheets, blog posts and background reports, support outreach and communication to members and partners, and contribute content to climate webpages. In addition, interns are provided opportunities to participate in relevant hearings, briefings, meetings and webinars, as well as interact with APHA leadership and members. Interns will also participate in Speak for Health and other association-wide events as applicable.

All APHA interns also work on the Association's Get Ready campaign, writing blog posts and working on group projects each semester.

Qualifications:
Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for unpaid APHA internships. The internships at APHA are extremely beneficial to those seeking to acquire practical work experience in the above-mentioned areas. Candidates should be working toward a bachelors, graduate, or postgraduate degree, and all majors are welcome. Candidates should also have:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Research and analysis experience;
  • Strong interest in climate change, health equity or environmental justice issues; and
  • Experience with and interest in several social media platforms.

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