Maternal and Child Health Researcher

Position Description: The National Partnership is seeking an independent
researcher to assist with maternal health research and analysis as soon as possible.
The individual will conduct a literature review to capture and characterize work on
maternal health equity and social factors impacting health outcomes, among other
evidence generation / research activities.
The position involves 15-25 hours / week for a minimum of three months, with the
possibility for extension.
The researcher can complete the literature review and other environmental scan
activities including preparing key informant interview questions and summarizing
results, remotely at their convenience, with the exception of a required weekly
virtual project meeting every Wednesdays at 11 am ET.
Project Background: A separate team of the Raising the Bar project is developing
Principles for how the health care sector can help achieve optimal well-being for the
people and communities it serves. The National Partnership is leading a portion of
the project to then provide practical Guidance, using maternal health as a use case,
for reaching this goal with an emphasis on those who face the greatest barriers. The
project will also provide resources to support uptake of the Guidance in maternity
care and application of the Principles in other clinical areas. The two-year effort is
funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and led by the National
Partnership for Women & Families and the National Alliance to impact the Social
Determinants of Health (NASDOH).

Primary Responsibilities
 Conduct literature review to capture and characterize work on maternal
health equity and social factors impacting health outcomes, including
systematically logging included items in spreadsheet.
 Thoroughly gather information and succinctly summarize key points from a
variety of sources
 Prepare progress reports, presentations and other reports as necessary
 Assist with key informant interviews, including preparing interview
questions and summarizing interview results.
 Meet regularly with project coordinator to discuss project progress.
 Other environmental scan and related research as it arises during the
project, depending on capacity (e.g., survey design and analysis)

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The ideal candidate will have exceptionally strong research skills, demonstrated
ability to produce clear and compelling summary materials, plus knowledge of
maternal health and/or health equity.
Qualifications
 Experience with health research, including health care and medical journals
 Strict attention to detail and strong organizational skills
 Ability to take direction and ask questions
 Mastery of Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets.
 Ability to write clearly and present complex information to general
audiences.
 Prior experience in quantitative and qualitative research preferred but not
required, including database design, maintenance, thematic coding of
qualitative data, survey design, administration, and quantitative analysis.
 Maternal and infant health experience desirable.
 Comfortable communicating about racial disparities and advocating for racial
equity by centering women of color.

This will be a contractual position, not an employee of the National Partnership,
paid at an hourly rate of $40/hour.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and resumes will be accepted until
the position is filled. Please include a resume and writing sample (5 pages or less)
and two professional references. Send materials to jobs@nationalpartnership.org

The McManus Group, LLC Associate, Federal Affairs

Associate, Federal Affairs
The McManus Group, LLC
The McManus Group, LLC, a boutique health care consulting firm with over 20 life sciences and provider clients is growing! We are seeking an Associate, Federal Affairs who will help us serve our first in class
clients including pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies, as well as physician and outpatient organizations. The firm provides substantive policy analysis, strategic political counsel and
federal advocacy to assist clients in navigating pressing legislative and regulatory challenges.
Candidate should possess the following skills:
• Strong analytical, writing, and communications capabilities
• Ability to manage time effectively while maintaining attention to detail
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
• Quantitative skills are a plus
• Prior experience on Capitol Hill or in health care policy, particularly that relevant to
pharmaceutical companies and physician groups, is preferred
• Bachelor’s degree required, Masters of Public Policy or Public Health is a plus
Key responsibilities:
• Cover Congressional hearings and mark-ups, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)
meetings, briefings, and other health care events to provide a summary analysis to clients in the
form of concise memoranda
• Perform research and analysis on relevant legislative, regulatory and policy proposals
• Represent clients before Members of Congress, Congressional staff, and other stakeholders
• Assist in managing aspects of firm operations, including bookkeeping, lobbying disclosure
compliance, and the internship program
Compensation: A competitive compensation package will be provided.
Interested parties can send a resume and a short (1-3 page double spaced) writing sample towrhyne@mcmanusgrp.com.

Physicians for Human Rights Internship Opportunities

Spring 2021 Internships Advocacy & Policy Intern, Spring 2021 Internship Description Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is looking for a capable and enthusiastic intern wishing to gain direct experience in developing and implementing human rights advocacy campaigns and policy strategies. The advocacy intern will work closely with the PHR advocacy team in developing advocacy strategies, attending advocacy meetings, and monitoring current NGO partner and policymaker actions. This internship is ideal for a student interested in a career in human rights or humanitarian advocacy or policy. You will be given exposure to a variety of PHR’s international and domestic advocacy and policy efforts on issues such as human rights in armed conflict, medical neutrality, international anti-torture initiatives, international justice, refugee and asylum protection, use of excessive force, and COVID-19 related advocacy. The advocacy intern will attend departmental and staff meetings, as well as regular learning and social events with other interns and staff from PHR to round out the learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Candidates may be able to arrange academic credit and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements. Duties and Responsibilities • Undertaking advocacy and policy research and analysis with a view to assisting with the development of advocacy and campaigns strategies • Monitoring relevant current events and advocacy opportunities at the global level and domestic level for internal discussion with PHFR staff • Assisting with the development of research, policy papers, blog posts, press releases, and internal memos regarding PHR’s research, investigations, and advocacy initiatives. • Contributing to the development of strategic partnerships to promote PHR’s advocacy priorities. • Assisting with general program and administrative work, including meeting preparations, background research, data entry, and internal reporting. Qualifications and Experience • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program of study required; previous coursework in international development/relations, public policy, human rights, or related field preferred but not required. • Strong written and verbal communications skills required, including excellent editing skills. • Excellent research and analytical skills required. • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with PHR staff and external partners • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to human rights • Mature judgment, strong integrity, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality required. • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through • Previous experiences with policy or advocacy, through coursework, volunteer, or professional experience at local, national, or international level strongly desirable. Location and Hours • The internship entirely remote and we welcome applications from candidates located out of state. • Hours can be flexible to accommodate different types of schedules. • The internship will commence in January with at least a 10-week commitment. How to Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@phr.org. Include “Advocacy & Policy Intern, Spring 2021 in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship. Arabic-Speaking Investigations Intern, Spring 2021 Internship Description The Arabic-speaking investigations intern is the perfect role for a budding human rights activist interested in hands-on non-profit programmatic experience. This opportunity allows the intern to develop research, language, and analytical skills on topical and important human rights issues through PHR’s hands-on work. The intern works closely with PHR’s research and investigations team to help monitor and document daily developments in and violations of medical neutrality in Syria and Yemen. PHR utilizes this documentation to inform the media, motivate governments and the UN to denounce such violations of international law, and reinforce that attacks on medical workers, hospitals, and health care infrastructure must stop. The Arabic-speaking intern will attend departmental and staff meetings, as well as regular learning and social events with other PHR interns and staff to round out his/her learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Candidates may be able to arrange academic credit, and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements. Duties and Responsibilities • Contribute to PHR’s online in­teractive map that tracks the deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on medical workers and health facilities in Syria. • Monitor daily developments and violations of medical neutrality in Syria and Yemen. • Conduct, analyze, and organize open-source research on attacks against health care in Syria and Yemen. • Analyze video and other media and extract relevant data. • Provide translations of articles and videos from Arabic to English. Qualifications and Experience • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program in a related field • Professional working proficiency (written and verbal) in MSA and Levantine or Yemeni dialect required. • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to human rights. • Strong analytical, writing, and verbal communication skills • Mature judgement, able to maintain confidentiality and a self-starter. • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through. • Willingness to work with graphic visual and written content. Location and Hours • The intern will be entirely remote. We welcome applications from candidates located out of state. • The internship will commence in early January with at least a 10-week commitment. • Hours can be flexible to accommodate different types of schedules. How to Apply Please send a cover letter and resume, to resumes@phr.org. Include “Arabic-Speaking Research and Investigations Intern Spring 2021” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship. Asylum Intern, Spring 2021 Internship Description PHR’s Asylum Program internship is ideal for a student interested in pursuing a career in immigration law, human rights, or nonprofit management. PHR’s Asylum Network comprises more than 1,800 members nationwide who volunteer their time to provide pro bono forensic medical and psychological evaluations that can corroborate an asylum seeker’s claim of having suffered violence and persecution. The Asylum intern works closely with the Asylum Associate to coordinate the program’s case management, manage data, update training content, and support health professionals. The Asylum intern will attend departmental and staff meetings as well as regular learning and social events with other PHR interns and staff to round out his/her learning experience. PHR internships are unpaid. Candidates may be able to arrange academic credit and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements. Duties and Responsibilities • Draft de-identified case summaries to provide to clinicians interested in conducting evaluations • Liaise with attorneys to obtain adjudication results of clients examined and other caserelated information • Analyze affidavits to identify trends and potential research topics • Process new membership applications • Assist with case placements across the United States • Monitor new developments in immigration law and detention policy. Qualifications and Experience • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program; program of study specializing in • international development/relations, public policy, law, human rights, or related field preferred but not required. • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to human rights, including immigrant rights. • Strong analytical, writing, and verbal communication skills. • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with PHR staff and external partners. • Mature judgement and a self-starter. • Creativity and problem-solving skills. • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through. • Cultural sensitivity and ability to maintain confidentiality. Location and Hours • The intern will work remotely and welcome applications from candidates located out of state. • The internship will commence in early January with at least a 10-week commitment • Hours can be flexible to accommodate different types of schedules. How to Apply Please send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to resumes@phr.org. Include “Asylum Intern Spring 2021” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship. Communications Intern, Spring 2021 Internship Description The communications internship is ideal for a student seeking a hands-on opportunity to work on media relations, online communications, and research and publications. The intern will work as an integral part of PHR’s communications team to help with materials and messaging for PHR’s mission and work. The communications intern will attend departmental and staff meetings, as well as regular learning and social events with other interns and staff from PHR to round out their learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Candidates may be able to arrange academic credit and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements. Responsibilities • Track relevant news stories on human rights violations around the world. • Research, write, proofread, and copy-edit social media, blog posts, web content, newsletter articles, press releases, and other communications materials. • Run reports and use to track website traffic and online ad campaigns. • Track PHR’s media coverage and compile and organize media lists. • Research journalists and outlets covering topics and regions related to PHR’s work. Qualifications and Experience • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program of study specializing in communications, journalism, international relations, or other relevant major • Interest in communications work in a nonprofit setting • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to facilitate a project from start to finish • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally • Mature judgment, confidentiality, and capacity to work independently • Sense of humor a plus Location and Hours • The intern will be entirely remote. We welcome applications from candidates located out of state. • The internship starts in early January and requires at least a 10-week commitment. • Hours can be flexible to accommodate different types of schedules. How to Apply Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to resumes@phr.org. Include “Communications Intern Spring 2021” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship. Fundraising Intern, Spring 2021 PHR’s fundraising internship allows a student who is interested in a nonprofit development and/or management career to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, and the day-to-day operations of an international nonprofit organization. The fundraising intern will be given exposure to a wide range of database, research, and other tasks carried out by a nonprofit fundraising development department. The fundraising intern will also have the opportunity to attend departmental and staff meetings, as well as regular learning and social events with other interns and staff from PHR to round out his/her learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Candidates may be able to arrange academic credit, and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements. Responsibilities • Research and prepare thorough, well-written briefings on prospective funders, including individuals, governments, and foundations. • Help identify new funding opportunities for the major gifts program and institutional development team. • Learn to utilize Raiser’s Edge (fundraising software). • Create development materials to be used in donor meetings. Qualifications and Experience • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program of study. • Strong analytical, writing, and verbal skills and superior research skills. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally. • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, commitment to data accuracy, and follow-through. • Self-motivated and able to work independently. Location and Hours • The intern will be entirely remote. We welcome applications from candidates located out of state. • Hours can be flexible to accommodate different types of schedules. • The internship will commence in January with at least a 10-week commitment. How to Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@phr.org. Include “Fundraising Intern, Spring 2021” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship. Human Resources and Operations Intern, Spring 2021 Internship Description The human resources and operations internship is ideal for a student interested in a career in global human resources or nonprofit management and operations. This intern will gain direct experience in developing and implementing key policies and administrative strategies for a growing, international nonprofit organization. The human resources and operations intern will collaborate with staff from various departments to gain a fuller understanding of the behind-the-scenes running of a nonprofit organization. The intern will also have the opportunity to attend regular learning and social events with other interns and staff from PHR to round out the learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Students may be able to arrange academic credit, and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements. Responsibilities Human Resources • Assist with PHR’s employee recruitment, onboarding, and selection processes. • Research current labor and employment laws in the United States and overseas. • Maintain, audit and update human resources files and records. • Research human resources best practices. Operations • Contribute to projects for and requests from PHR staff. • Collaborate with staff on technology-related initiatives. • Communicate with vendors and contractors, including IT support. • Provide support for general operations. Qualifications and Experience • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program of study; specialization in human resources, business administration, or a related field preferred • General knowledge of and interest in human resources concepts and terminology • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills. • Resourceful in performing research on the internet and through other channels • Well organized, detail-oriented, and able to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion Location and Hours • The intern will be entirely remote. We welcome applications from candidates located out of state. • Hours can be flexible to accommodate different types of schedules. • The internship will commence in January with at least a 11/12-week commitment. How to Apply Please send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to resumes@phr.org. Include “Asylum Intern Spring 2021” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship.