Health Care Policy Intern (20 hrs/wk)

Offered By: 
Children's Defense Fund Texas
Job Location: 
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$450 stipend
Job Description: 
Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern works 20 hours/week, and provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors interim legislative committees and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings, special event planning, and social media work. Primary Responsibilities: • Produce policy research, memos, and training material • Conduct research on state and federal healthcare policy, state lawmakers, media trends, and other subjects as needed • Coordinate meetings with state lawmakers and their staff • Collaborate with partners on coalition-wide activities • Assist in the development and execution of special projects, such as the #SickofitTX Campaign • Perform other division, department, and organization-wide projects as needed • Assist in maintaining CDF’s social media platforms Job Requirements: • Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment • Strong organizational and execution skills • Attention to detail • Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children • Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts • Strong computer, Internet and research skills Deadline for application due April 15th.
Application Instructions: 
To apply, candidates should send a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cindy Ji ( and type POLICY INTERN in the subject line.
Contact Information: 
Cindy Ji Phone: 512.236.1699 1210 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78702
Type of Internship: 
Posted By: 
Cheasty Anderson
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020