College Internship Food Insecurity Policy Internship
Location: 4 Park Street, Suite 403
Concord, NH 03301
The New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) is seeking an intern to assist with policy activities related to food insecurity. The intern will research current programs, policies, issues, literature and science as they pertain to food insecurity and will assist in updating NHPHA’s food insecurity policy. It is expected that the intern will attend meetings of other partners also working to improve food security in the state through policy change. The intern will work with staff and the NHPHA Communications Committee to draft messaging for both social and print media on the topic of food insecurity policy. The intern will produce a final report which may be in the form of a written report and/or scientific poster.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Students with an interest in public health policy, food insecurity, and health equity are encouraged to apply. Interested potential interns should have strong written and oral communication skills and be competent in researching and synthesizing literature to produce brief and persuasive documents and testimony. The student should be able to work autonomously while under supervision of NHPHA staff. He or she should be able to attend meetings with partners in person, most likely in Concord and remotely.
Students will receive a $3,500 stipend upon completion of the internship and submission of a final report or creation of a poster presentation. Students should work 200 hours or the number of work hours required by their school’s internship program, if the internship will be used to meet academic requirements.
How to ApplyStudents must meet the qualifications of the New England Public Health Training Center guidelines found in their guidebook: https://sites.bu.edu/nephtc/files/2019/07/NEPHTC-Health-Equity-Internship-Program-Guidebook-2019-20.-v1.1-002.pdf. Interested students should send a resume and writing sample to Andrea Guzman, NHPHA Workforce Development Coordinator, at email@example.com . Please contact Ms. Guzman with any questions. WHAT IS THE TIMEFRAME? Students may apply now and could begin anytime but should be able to put in hours during the 2020 legislative session, which runs January through June, understanding the semester may end before the session.
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