The Policy Intern position will provide the right individual with an opportunity to gain significant hands-on experience in legislative and policy analysis and government relations, grassroots outreach and administrative support. The Policy Intern will gain unique insight into the strategic and programmatic components necessary for a small organization to effect positive political change as well as develop a critical understanding of how the policies of the United States and other donor governments and agencies affect the health and lives of women and girls worldwide.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with CHANGE’s Policy and Partnerships Associate in implementing education and outreach activities

Assist the Policy Analyst with research, maintaining congressional contacts and organizing events on the Hill

Help maintain the organization’s databases

Attend and report on community and Hill meetings and briefings

Support research efforts by assisting in the management and collection of relevant data

Provide administrative support for the organization, such as answering phones and general reception

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Pursuing or possessing a BA or BS

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Strong critical thinking and analysis abilities

Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to multitask and organize various projects

Background or demonstrated interest in women’s rights, reproductive and sexual health and rights, human rights and/or public health

Commitment to CHANGE’s mission and high standards of performance

How to apply: Please send a cover letter including a summary of relevant past experience and qualifications for and interest in this position and current résumé. Email applications should be sent to change@genderhealth.org (Please put “Policy Intern Summer 2018” in the subject line). Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please!

Tagged as: Non Profit, Policy & Political

About Center for Health and Gender Equity

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) is a U.S.-based advocacy organization whosemission is to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights as a means to achieve gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls by shaping public discourse, elevating women’s voices, and influencing the United States Government.