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Spring/Summer No More Epidemics Campaign Internship

Washington D.C. (United States of America)

No More Epidemics is an international campaign to prevent future epidemics of emerging infectious diseases. No single player can solve this problem alone. The campaign addresses this urgent challenge by bringing together non-governmental organizations (NGOs), top experts in health systems and humanitarian relief, community organizations, academic institutions, epidemiologists and scientists, and the most innovative companies and philanthropies in collaboration with national governments and international agencies.

No More Epidemics Website link:

Specific Responsibilities

  • Attend Global Health Policy meetings & briefings, take notes.
  • Conduct action oriented research on health relates and international development issues.
  • Identify relevant sources for campaign materials.
  • Package findings to be used for key decision making, using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Assist with administrative tasks.

Ideal Intern will be able to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Students majoring in public health, public policy, international relations, international development or related subjects.
  • Strong research skills (Quantitative and Qualitative)
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program.
  • Commitment of 15-20 hours per week minimum (full-time hours preferred).
  • A basic understanding of, and an interest in, global health policy and/or issues.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Possess strong organizational, writing, and communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work pro-actively and independently, as well as part of a team.

The Intern will Learn

  • Ability to understand and describe the issues related to epidemics currently.
  • Understanding and insight into potential policy/regulatory /quality issues.
  • Understanding potential strategies supporting the No More Epidemics Campaign.
  • First hand experience in how to do analysis of campaign data.
  • Better understand the International Development and Health Landscape.
  • Better understand international decision making processes such as the G7 & the G20.
  • To gain a deeper understanding of how to bring about change in policy and practice.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to be considered.

Please note:

  • Internship candidates must be full or part time students earning university credit for their internship.
  • This is an **unpaid* internship and candidates are responsible for their own housing and transportation.*


Please upload resume, writing sample, and Cover letter as one Word or PDF. document.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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Campaign Director

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  • Organization: MSH - Management Sciences for Health
  • Location: Washington D.C. (United States of America)
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date: 2016-03-29

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