Applications for Early Summer 2020 Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund Grants Accepted through May 4, 2020

GW Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund – Summer 2020 Applications 

 

Students who will be interning in necessarily-unpaid internships in the Summer of 2020 are encouraged to apply to the Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF) program.

Facilitated by the university’s Career Services Council and funded through the generous support of alumni, parents and other members of the GW community, KACIF grants for domestic internships typically range from $750 to $1500

Applications will be accepted from April 1 through May 4, 2020. Interested students can go to the KACIF website at http://go.gwu.edu/internfund to review more information, including eligibility requirements and application instructions, and are invited to contact us at gwkacif@gwu.edu with any questions.
You are invited to watch this clip of past KACIF recipients thanking donors and talking about their experiences with their internships.

Virtual Career Services

Career Services office is available for virtual and phone counseling sessions  by appointment

In addition counseling sessions, the following on-line platforms are available:

  • Handshake ( Jobs, Internships, Interview Stream, Passport Careers, Lynda.com)
  • To build your profile and access resources log in to joinhandshake.com
  • GW Public Health Network on LinkedIn
  • GW Career Connect
  • Career Development Webinars

Employer Briefing: United Way Worldwide

Joining us via Webex from United Way Worldwide (https://www.unitedway.org/) will be Julia McNeely, Manager, People Strategies, Talent & Board Engagement and Aaron Gibson, Manager, People Engagement / People Strategies, Talent, and Board Engagement. Learn about the scope of their work including what happens in the UWW office in Alexandria and their affiliates around the country. They will also talk about job and internship opportunities

RSVP on Handshake 

ABHW Public Affairs Intern

The Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW) is dedicated to advancing
federal policy and educating the public on mental health and addiction care. By
advocating on behalf of health plans for improved access and higher quality care, we
are focused on ensuring better health outcomes for individuals and communities.
ABHW is the national voice for payers that manage behavioral health insurance
benefits. ABHW member companies provide coverage to over 200 million people in
both the public and private sectors to treat mental health, substance use disorders, and
other behaviors that impact health and wellness. More information is available at
www.abhw.org.
ABHW is seeking a part-time Policy and Communications Intern. The intern will work
with the Sr. Director of Communications and Public Affairs on a variety of government
affairs and communications-related activities.
We are committed to ensuring that our intern has a substantive, skill-building
experience.
ABHW is located in downtown Washington, DC, one block from Metro Center. Please
note, we may consider telecommuting for this position.
Responsibilities:
 Assist with drafting issue briefs, press statements, talking points, and messaging
 Participate in and report on coalition meetings
 Engage on ABHW’s social media platforms
 Help develop executive level strategic presentations
 Assist with other government affairs and communications-related projects as
necessary

Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree required, graduate level coursework in health care preferred
 Subject matter knowledge of health care issues, understanding of mental health
and addiction issues a plus

 Health care, public policy, or communications experience or interest
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Strong organizational, analytical, and time-management skills
 Experienced and well-versed with developing and maintaining social media
platforms to achieve organizational objectives
 Attention to detail
 Capable of independent decision making and taking initiative
 Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively
Compensation:
 Level of stipend is commensurate with experience. We are also willing to work
with the intern to help him/ her receive course work or internship credit with
his/her university, if this is an option of interest.
To apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to huth@abhw.org with
“Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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ABHW is the leading health plan association working to improve access and quality of care

Digital Healthcare Internship Opportunities @ SHL Group

Two Paid Digital Healthcare Internship Opportunities @ SHL Group
Duration: 
6 months
Location: Remote
Remuneration: Competitive compensation, and HR support

1) Master thesis opportunity in Connected Care Management and the Decentralization of Care Delivery: https://lnkd.in/etXMqmE

  • Masters student in US-based university studying healthcare related field: Nursing; Occupational medicine; Pubic Health (Healthcare Informatics, Epidemiology, Preventative Medicine); Health Administration
  • Independent thinker who is willing to challenge the status quo
  • Previous experience within a health system, healthcare provider or payor organization
  • Knowledge of statistical methods, data analysis, user studies, patient surveys, clinical trials
  • Strong intercultural and interdisciplinary communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a fast pace global team

2) Master thesis opportunity in Connected Health and the Emergence of Novel Business Models in Healthcare: https://lnkd.in/eVdYaCB

  • Masters student in US-based university studying healthcare related field: MBA in Healthcare; Nursing; Occupational medicine; Pubic Health (Healthcare Informatics, Epidemiology, Preventative Medicine); Health Administration
  • Independent thinker who is willing to challenge the status quo
  • Previous experience within a health system, healthcare provider or payor organization
  • Knowledge of statistical methods, data analysis, user studies, patient surveys, clinical trials
  • Strong intercultural and interdisciplinary communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a fast pace global team

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and letter of interest to ramin.rafiei@shl-group.com cc: chelsea.williams@shl-group.com; Subject line: Digital Healthcare internship 2020