Research/Programs Intern, National Health Council

Location: Washington, DC
Department: Research & Programs
Wage Category: Paid

Founded in 1920, the National Health Council (NHC) is the only organization that brings together all segments of the health community to provide a united voice for the more than 160 million people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their family caregivers. Made up of more than 140 national health-related organizations and businesses, the NHC’s core membership includes the nation’s leading patient advocacy organizations, which control its governance and policy-making process. Other members include health-related associations and nonprofit organizations including the provider, research and family caregiver communities and businesses representing biopharmaceutical, device, diagnostic, generic, and payer organizations.

The NHC has an opening for a paid, part- or full-time research/programs intern starting fall or winter 2019. Interns will work on research and programmatic activities such as conducting qualitative interviews, literature reviews, preparing documents and presentations, etc.


Internship requirements:

  • Excellent standing as a current graduate student or recent Master’s graduate (e.g., MPH, MS) concentrating in public health, epidemiology, sociology or related field.
  • Research experience, especially qualitative research or epidemiologic study design is desired
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel expertise is required; familiarity with NVivo or other qualitative data analysis software is a plus.

More Information

Application process:

Applicants should submit the following items to [email protected]

  • Cover letter describing the applicant’s research experience and interests in patient engagement and the National Health Council
  • Resume
  • List of three references, with name, title, organization, email address and telephone number.