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Health journalism, digital media intern
MedCity Media — Cleveland, OH
MedCity Media, the publisher of MedCityNews.com, is seeking a summer intern to produce copious amounts of healthcare content (from blog posts to social media to longer articles) and execute social media strategy. This paid internship will put the intern in the middle of a fast-paced, digital-first media outlet and the intern will be treated like a regular member of team. Ideal candidates have a passion for media and healthcare; have an understanding of social media; are coachable yet independent, critical thinkers; are willing to try different approaches; and are flexible enough to take on different duties throughout the summer. Knowledge of WordPress and other content management systems is also a big plus. This is a full-time, 40-hour-per-week position. Pay is $12.50 per hour and interns will get real-time feedback and exposure to a modern media company. Interns will work from MedCitys main office of Cleveland, Ohio. Interns will work on all facets of the business, primarily producing health content for content marketing clients and reporting on early-stage companies. But you will also travel and take part in our events in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, and manage some of the company's social media initiatives. Send a resume, coverletter and work examples to email@example.com with the subject line "MedCity intern." We'll hire as soon as we find the right person (and you're out of school). MedCity Media is reshaping healthcare business media with dynamic content and a creative, savvy modern business model. The company connects and serves the business side of healthcare through content. It publishes MedCityNews.com, which reaches nearly a half-million monthly visitors from the business side of healthcare; gathers these readers in real time through unique events; and provides content marketing services to anyone who needs high-quality healthcare content.? We're a privately funded, entrepreneurial company in the portfolio of JumpStart Ventures and HATCH Partners, among others.
Wildlife Care - Husbandry and Research
Fund for Animals Wildlife Center (HSUS) — Ramona, CA
The mission of the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, a program of The Humane Society of the United States, is to create a humane and sustainable world for all animals, including people, through education advocacy, and the promotion of respect and compassion. Interns at FFWAC have the opportunity to learn about native wildlife in rehabilitation as well as the exotic species who are residents of our Sanctuary. An "intern" is anyone who chooses to perform services for FFA without monetary compensation but may be provided with on-site housing and academic credit, and who completes a specific project at the direction of and on behalf of FFA. Interns must be at least 18 years of age to apply. Internships are available year-round for a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for 12 weeks up to 40 hours per week for at least 6 weeks; a total minimum commitment of 240 hours. Interns participate in the same activities as volunteers but in a more intense and individualized capacity. Interns will develop their own independent project which they must complete by the end of their term; the project will be confirmed with staff (and any applicable academic advisor) within the first 2 weeks of the interns program. On-site housing may be available for interns committing at least 30 hours per week and will be discussed after receipt of the initial application; please note your interest in housing accommodations in your cover letter. As interns may be traveling from outside of the area, in-person orientations are not required and a phone or Skype interview can be scheduled instead. At least two letters of recommendation must be submitted with the application form when applying for an internship. Copies of any academic requirements should also be submitted. International interns are solely responsible for obtaining any required Visas.
MeHCA Health and Computer Literacy Instructor
Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation and Wellbeing — Los Angeles, CA
The Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation and Wellbeing (FPCTIW) explores the innovative uses of technology to empower individuals to live well, especially in their later years. FPCTIW works collaboratively with all stakeholders and in partnership with funding sources, researchers and technology partners. The MeHCA Computer Instructor will provide basic computer literacy training to seniors for the Model eHealth Community for Aging (MeHCA) project, and will report to the FPCTIW director. The Model eHealth Community for Aging project (MeHCA) focuses on deploying health-related, technology-based activities for a diverse population of senior and disabled residents of the Los Angeles Koreatown neighborhood. In support of one component of this project, the volunteer will provide basic computer/Internet training and health education to seniors and other adults at an affordable housing community. Job Functions OUTREACH Promote resident participation in basic computer and Internet workshops, include designing and posting flyers, speaking with residents, and ensuring activity attendance. Nurture the development of community leaders to support project activities. TRAINING/SUPPORT Provide direct computer-based trainings to participants. Coordinate with project coordinator to set up for mobile computer lab. Support the development of curriculum, and research additional health-based resources on the Internet for English and Korean learners. Exercise high degree of sensitivity and privacy toward personal health information. ADMINISTRATION Participate in bi-weekly team calls. Organize and prepare weekly lesson plans. Distribute, collect, and enter data from surveys following each workshop. Document activities and events through photos, notes, and other observations. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Proficiency and high comfort level with computers/technology. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills; ability to verbally express ideas assertively, clearly. Ability to teach technology to community members and colleagues with diverse backgrounds and technology proficiency. Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with others to secure necessary information and cooperation from a variety of people. Korean/English bi-lingual skills required. Background in health, nutrition, and/or gerontology helpful but not necessary. Time Commitment and Pay This is an unpaid, part-time volunteer position for 3-5 hours/week once a week during regular workday hours, as agreed upon between the volunteer and the FPCTIW director. The term of this volunteer position will be from April 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
International Rescue Committee — Atlanta, GA
BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the worlds worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC in Atlanta office was established in 1979 and has resettled over 21,000 refugees from nearly 50 countries into the Greater Atlanta area. As the largest refugee resettlement agency in Georgia, the IRC in Atlanta resettles an average of 800 refugees into Georgia annually and provides additional services and assistance to another 1,500 refugees and asylees. The Logistics interns will work closely with the Logistic Specialist to coordinate transportation and interpreters to assist newly arrived refugee families to attend core services and other appointments such as doctor visits and social services. The Logistics Intern will also assist with orienting clients to MARTA and assisting Specialist with organizing data pertaining to arrivals.
Resettlement Services Internship
International Rescue Committee — Atlanta, GA
BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the worlds worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC in Atlanta office was established in 1979 and has resettled over 21,000 refugees from nearly 50 countries into the Greater Atlanta area. As the largest refugee resettlement agency in Georgia, the IRC in Atlanta resettles an average of 800 refugees into Georgia annually and provides additional services and assistance to another 1,500 refugees and asylees. The Resettlement Services Program is the first point of contact for newly arrived refugees and offers support, guidance and counseling though all stages of resettlement. Case managers provide initial services to orient refugees to life in the U.S., including (but not limited to) securing housing, addressing medical concerns, registering children in school, applying for Social Security and Georgia ID cards, and linking refugees to our internal and mainstream services. Case managers also offer counseling in home-budgeting, crisis intervention, family counseling and other areas of social adjustment. Employment is an essential element in helping refugees become economically self-sufficient. Job Developers work closely with Case Managers as part of the Resettlement Services team to support all aspects of clients' employment. This position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week for a total of at least 120 hours.
Lodge Management Internship
Chilcotin Holidays — Gold, TX
Are you ready for a lifetime adventure in one of the most beautiful wilderness settings not only of Canada, but worldwide? We are an established wilderness tourism business with a guest ranch located in the sunny south Chilcotin Mountains. You will be expected to work in exchange for your room and board. In return we offer valuable internship positions, a unique off the beaten path and nature experience, a challenging and rewarding adventure, where you will be able to learn and develop professional and personal skills. You will meet adventurers from around the world, working in this exceptional and unique environment. As part of living on a ranch, you get to join in on our lifestyle. On your time off we offer activities based on availabilities (western riding, hiking, swimming, skeet shooting, bareback riding, barrel racing, mountain riding, wildlife viewing, lariat trowing, etc.). In the wilderness setting, you'll be expected to grow and progress through the challenges presented in your tasks, each and every day. This philosophy encourages you to identify your interests, for your interests drive your goals, and it's your goals that propel your purpose in life, not only at the ranch. We need help with many aspects of running this successful guest ranch from cooks, cleaners, hospitality and office administration, to outside work involving ranch/ equipment maintenance, forestry management, wilderness guiding and much more. We ask our Interns to stay for a minimum of 2 months as we train on the job. We offer a variety of wilderness training programs and lodge management programs which could lead to a paid position. We are looking forward to hear from you. Take a look at our employment website www.wildernessjobs.ca to find more information.
Health Care Intern
Patient Care Home Health — Boca Raton, FL — Virtual
Patient Care Home Health Services, located in Boca Raton,Fl. is a Joint Accredited Medicare Certified Home Health Agency. We are seeking an experienced office assistant who is looking for a future in Health Care.
Event organizer for non profit climate action group
Climate 911 — Virtual
Climate 911 is an organization of health professionals which works to educate colleagues, policymakers, and the public about the health effects of climate change and the need for urgent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. This summer's intern will help to organize a bicycle powered cross country speaking tour culminating in a health professional lobby day in Washington DC . This is an unpaid internship which can be done on a virtual basis.
Compass Health — Everett, WA
Compass Health is a community mental health agency based out of Everett, WA. We serve those individuals who suffer from mental illness. We are looking for interns who would like to make a difference in the lives of of mentally ill adults in our community.
Marketing/Inspired Service Intern
IDEA Health & Fitness Association — San Diego, CA
We're looking for an enthusiastic intern who is passionate about wellness and interested in joining our team! Many of our past and current interns are students pursuing a career in the fitness industry as well as other industries, fulfilling a personal interest and/or school internship requirement. You'll be helping with marketing and inspired service initiatives.