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Posted: September 29 2016
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DescriptionPublic Health interns assist with the implementation of Foundation programs as we work to develop a model of care for people affected by cancer that is comprehensive and "patient-centered." This includes researching and working with healthcare professionals and patients around the country to create a cancer care model that empowers patients and their families and places their needs, preferences, and values first. Responsibilities include: researching organizations and cancer hospitals delivering innovative cancer care practices, communicating with members of the cancer community (academics, researchers, healthcare providers, patients, policy makers, etc.), writing for blogs and professional publications, and assisting with planning and implementation of major symposiums and conferences. This internship is ideal for someone with a strong interest in public health, outstanding organization, research, verbal and written communication skills.
RequirementsBe available to work 12–20 hours per week during regular business hours at LIVESTRONG HQ in Austin, Texas.
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high level of computer competency.
Be self-motivated, organized, willing to help with any project no matter how large or small and be able to balance multiple priorities at once.
Have a strong desire to make a difference, a passion for the LIVESTRONG mission, a positive attitude and an affinity for the color yellow.
Be able to provide their own housing and transportation; mastery of parallel parking is a plus.
Must apply online through our website at https://www.livestrong.org/who-we-are/join-us/employment#internships in order to be considered for an internship position.