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The American Public Health Association established the Alliance for Disease Prevention and Response in 2020. The Alliance is a collaborative of public health and health care organizations, business groups, the faith community, non-profits, philanthropies, and other key stakeholder groups working together as part of a national movement to improve COVID-19 prevention and control and to strengthen our nation’s capacity to protect against future pandemics and disease outbreaks. The Alliance also supports and helps inform efforts at local, state, tribal and national levels. The Alliance aims to build a resilient, equitable and healthy nation, supported by a robust public health system that is empowered to protect against societal health threats and respond to the unique health needs of every community. The Alliance’s goals are to:- improve alignment of efforts and information-sharing within and across multiple sectors;- increase public engagement and acceptance of COVID-19 prevention efforts, including masking, hand hygiene, testing, contact tracing, social distancing and vaccine use;- ensure adequate health and social supports of populations that experience racial, health and resource inequities and the heaviest pandemic burden;- increase and sustain public and philanthropic support for a strong and resilient public health system; and- eliminate the COVID-19 pandemic and protect against future societal health crises. The intern(s) will help with all aspects of the Alliance focusing on general Alliance activities including the communications and programmatic components. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C
Students looking for real-world communication and public relations experience are encouraged to apply for the strategic communications internship with the American Public Health Association. Interns with the Strategic Communications Department have the opportunity to promote the Association's public health message and support communications activities around advocacy, public health issues, events and more. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C.
Students looking for real-world marketing experience are encouraged to apply for the marketing internship with the American Public Health Association. This intern will assist in planning and executing marketing campaigns across email, web and social media platforms in support of member retention, new membership acquisition, publication sales, education and awareness campaigns and advocacy activities. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, DC.
APHA's Government Relations department, in coordination with its members and affiliated state and regional public health associations, works with key decision-makers to address today’s emerging and ongoing public health concerns. The department provides resources and support for members and Affiliates to be effective public health advocates. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, DC.
Have you been looking for a way to develop and apply business/marketing strategies to real world situations? Have you been looking to build your resume with communication, marketing, and office experience before you step out into the job market? If so, then American Public Health Association (APHA) has the opportunity for you! APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C.
APHA Press, an imprint of the American Public Health Association, publishes approximately 5 books per year, ranging from methods and manuals to practice guides and case studies, on topics as varied as life course theory, disaster preparedness, urban planning, gun violence, alcohol-related problems, chronic and communicable diseases, and racism. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C.
Launched in 2006, APHA's Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies.Get Ready is an innovative campaign that uses new media and tools to creatively convey the importance of preparedness to the general public. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, DC. Major highlights of the campaign include a national Get Ready Day, held the third Tuesday of each September; Get Ready: Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks, which encourages people to check their emergency stockpiles when they change their clocks for daylight saving time; and the Get Ready photo contest and tips calendar. The campaign includes free resources for the public and health workers, including fact sheets, a blog, a Twitter, podcasts, Q&As and a calendar of events.
The Affiliate Affairs department serves as the liaison to APHA’s 53 state and regional public health associations (“Affiliates”) and manages APHA’s National Public Health Week campaign. Interning in this department means you’ll be part of the team supporting state organizations that bring the leadership and advocacy work of APHA at the local level. You’ll help plan and execute events and trainings, manage databases and support these organizations in building public health infrastructure and capacity, working to improve health for all. NPHW is APHA’s annual public health awareness campaign, held the first full week of April. In this internship, you’ll help to plan events, produce outreach materials, build our partnership programs, contribute to social media around NPHW and much more. It’s one of the most exciting and fun parts of working at APHA, and every department contributes. The Affiliate Affairs and NPHW internship provides students with many opportunities to learn about various public health issues, planning and implementing a national campaign and public health practice on the national, state and local level. The internship encourages collaborative work with other departments. All APHA interns also work on the Association’s Get Ready campaign, writing blog posts and working on group projects each semester. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, DC.
Students looking for hands-on experience in a fast-paced journalism environment are encouraged to apply for The Nation’s Health internship with the American Public Health Association. Interns at The Nation's Health have the opportunity to report stories and assist with many facets of newsgathering, writing and production. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C.
The Environmental Health program in the Center for Public Health Policy offers interns an opportunity to work on priority issues impacting the public’s health, including environmental health systems, water quality and security, environmental justice and health equity. More information about the Environmental Health program can be found by visiting our website: https://apha.org/topics-and-issues/environmental-health. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C.
The Injury and Violence Prevention program is a component of the Center for Public Health Practice and Professional Development, an integrated department within the Health Policy and Practice Division of APHA. This Center is committed to promoting the well-being and education of local, state, national and global residents of the world. More specifically, this internship will focus on applying public health practices to injury and violence prevention. During the course of the internship, the student will become more familiar with the key issues regarding the burden of injury and violence on the public’s health. The intern will work directly with the Public Health Practice Manager within the center. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, DC.