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Alzheimer's Association, Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter

http://www.alz.org/mnnd
The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers.

Public Policy Internship (Unpaid)

Description

Alzheimer’s Association Public Policy Unpaid Internship

The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference and so can you! The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers.

 

The Opportunity:

The Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association's Public Policy office located in St. Paul, MN is seeking to hire an Unpaid Intern for the Spring Semester for the opportunity to learn, experience, work and contribute to the Association's mission of creating a world without Alzheimer's disease.

 

The Public Policy Intern duties may include conducting research work, report writing, scheduling meetings, attending coalition meetings, State legislative committee hearings or state agency meetings and producing reports from those events, and developing databases. In addition, interns may work with staff on grassroots advocacy projects.

 

The intern will report to the Manager of State Affairs and must be able to work 12-15 hours per week with an estimated start date in early January 2020.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Student must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and receive college credit.
  • Advanced with Microsoft Office (primarily Word and Excel) and Google.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interest in public health and public policy preferred.
  • Understanding of the Minnesota Legislature preferred. 
  • Must enjoy working as part of a team, be a self-starter eager to contribute individual results, and able to work in a fast-paced environment

To apply, please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, resume, and a writing sample of no more than 4 pages to Josh Ney, Manager of State Affairs at jdney@alz.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but we anticipate conducting interviews in late November into early December 2019.  

For more information about the Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, please visit www.alz.org/mnnd.  

 





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