Employment & Internship Opportunities

HealthHIV is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to advance effective care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS by providing training, technical assistance, and research to organizations and communities.

Based in Washington, DC, HealthHIV is recognized by the HIV community, the federal government, and others as a premiere national education, technical assistance, and health services research organization.

 


Interested in HealthHIV?

HealthHIV welcomes job applicants at all levels who are interested in its work, and in joining a hard working team dedicated to its dynamic work environment and mission. Serious applicants are encouraged to review this website.

Qualified applicants interested in a particular opportunity may submit inquiries . Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to

Equal Opportunity Employer 

 


HealthHIV Health Policy (Legal) Paid Internship

HealthHIV, a national, minority-based nonprofit advancing effective prevention, care and treatment for people at risk for, or living with, HIV or hepatitis, seeks law students for an internship in health policy.

Description
HealthHIV's health policy legal interns are highly motivated second and third-year law students who are interested in health equity and health policy as related to HIV and hepatitis prevention, care, and treatment. Applicant should be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school, and available to commit to at least 10 hours a week.

Key Functions
Working with the Director of Prevention and Policy, the Health Policy Law Clerk will:
• Contribute to analysis of health care policy that impacts HIV and hepatitis prevention, care, treatment, and health equity.
• Research areas of health law, and write policy guidance on a wide range of health issues.
• Monitor implementation of the Affordable Care Act, including the establishment of State Insurance Exchanges, expansion of Medicaid, development of essential health benefits, and impact of cost containment measures on people at risk for, or living with,   HIV or hepatitis.
• Develop best practice health policy papers for local advocates on topics impacting state health departments, community health centers, community-based organizations, and consumers.
• Monitor federal and/or state legislation and regulations.
• Coordinate advocacy meetings and policy briefings with federal, state, and local legislators.

Location
Washington, DC

Time
Minimum of 10 hours per week. Rolling acceptance - immediate, Spring, and Summer positions available.

Compensation
The health policy internship is a paid position. An unpaid internship is also available for academic credit through their law school.

Necessary Skills and Abilities
The successful applicant will:
• Possess strong project management skills,
• Balance multiple responsibilities,
• Deliver quality customer service and work products,
• Work effectively as part of a team with a diverse staff,
• Possess a knowledge of HIV or hepatitis prevention, care, and treatment and/or health equity, and
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.


To Apply
Submit curriculum vita/resume, brief cover letter defining your areas of interest, and a writing sample of a policy brief to .

 


Internships

 

HealthHIV offers multiple internship opportunities. While interns assist in all in all areas of the organization, he or she may apply to focus mainly in one specific department. HealthHIV interns primarily work in the following departments:

to contact our internship coordinator, or call 202.232.6749 for more information about interning at HealthHIV.

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