Intern - DC area

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MHN
113 S West Street # 203
Alexandria, VA
Posted: August 11 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

Experience the excitement of working in the DC area.

Men’s Health Network (MHN)
http://www.menshealthnetwork.org

About MHN –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nScAr9_NMGY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=168ox2e3Znk

See what other interns are saying about Men's Health Network (MHN) -
http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/internships
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyVHh1Gftbk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfS5dg-ycP4
http://www.youtube.com/user/MHNMedia#p/c/EDB69B7F27F3B7E0/2/hDTIAIoPAzo

Watch some of MHN's initiatives -
https://www.youtube.com/user/MHNMedia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKMQuD5kfIo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxkk_qnyxAY

A learning plan is tailored to best suit your interests upon arrival at Men's Health Network (MHN). A successful candidate will work in the Alexandria, Virginia office.

The successful candidate should have a passion for promoting the health and wellbeing of men, boys, and fathers.

This internship opportunity could include, but is not limited to:

Public Policy: Direct advocacy - preparation of educational briefings for Congressional staff Attending Congressional hearings and helping develop symposia and other key networking meetings.

Health outreach: Development of original fact sheets, health informational brochures and literature hand-outs. Represent MHN at trade shows, health fairs, and public policy events. Internet correspondence with various health e-mail groups and social media platforms.

Research issues such as: Health disparities in education and medical research. Family issues such as adoption, child abuse, custody, foster care and welfare

This is a hands-on experience in public policy and advocacy. Qualifications include enthusiasm, basic computer skills, confidence in written and oral communication skills and being an independent initiator. Work hours are negotiable and flexible.

With a presence in Washington, DC and other locations, Men’s Health Network (MHN) is a non-profit educational organization made up of physicians, researchers, individuals, public health workers and other health professionals, Its mission is to significantly improve the health, longevity, and quality of life for men, boys, and their families.

The organization's primary activities include seminars, educational exhibits at tradeshows, conventions and health fairs, health education materials, workplace health awareness, faith-based programs, college-based programs, fatherhood training, seminars and briefings, health outreach and education programs, and advocacy.

MHN is the promotion leader for Men's Health Month (June) and National Men's Health Week (NMHW) and maintains the Men's Health Month and International Men’s Health Week web sites. NMHW was passed by Congress in 1994.

MHN also maintains the Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Testicular Cancer Awareness Month web sites.

The Alexandria, Virginia office is approximately 4 bl

Responsibilities

Varied - see Description.

Requirements

college student - interest in men's/boys'/fathers.

Skills

Required - Writing, Self Motivated, Social Communication, Social Determinants Of Health

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