Post Grad InternshipGun Violence Prevention Intern
The NHPHA intern will assist the association to develop a strategy to partner with other groups seeking to prevent gun violence through common sense gun prevention policies and legislation. The intern will receive training on public policy, advocacy and learn how the legislative process works in New Hampshire. The intern will research gun violence prevention laws to develop baseline knowledge on the topic. Using an interview template, the intern will meet with advocacy groups throughout the state to learn and document current efforts to develop sound public health policy and legislation to prevent gun violence in New Hampshire. Gun violence disproportionately affects disadvantaged communities and guns are part of a rural culture. The intern will be asked to address these issues throughout the internship. The intern will work under the supervision of the NHPHA Executive Director and will report monthly to the NHPHA Public Policy Committee. The intern will summarize findings from partner interviews and make recommendations to the Public Policy Committee for direction NHPHA can take for the 2019 legislative session. $1,500 stipend upon completion.
How to Apply• Must be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen U.S. national or foreign national possessing a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S. • Must be enrolled in MPH or DrPH program at a School or Program of Public Health in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. • Must be completed in New Hampshire • Must be a minimum of 120 hours.The internship must be completed by August 15, 2018. Interested applicants should apply below and include a cover letter and resume. Please indicate what public health program you are attending and when you are available to begin the internship. Please provide two references.
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