Public Citizen is now accepting applications for 2012 unpaid internships at its Washington, D.C. - DuPont Circle office. We support applications for academic credit and prefer full-time internships.
Spring Term (Approximately January - mid-May)
Fall Term (Approximately late August - mid-December)
Summer (Approximately June - mid-August)
Interns with Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program work closely with the Program Director and access to medicines team on a number of coalition building, policy analysis and advocacy, legal research and/or other research projects to improve public policy and expand global access to medicines.
Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement.
Compulsory Licensing of Medical Patents.
Domestic Policy - National Institutes of Health.
Medicines Quality and Anti-Counterfeit Policy.
Research policy, legislative and regulatory issues.
Draft materials for dissemination to coalition partners and the public, international and domestic.
Make recommendations and collaborate on team projects.
Coordinate and participate in coalition conference calls and strategy meetings.
Manage project timelines.
Manage the program website.
Support the Program Director as needed.
Excellent writing, research and analytical skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with changing priorities.
Prior experience in the public interest sector, public health, global health, grassroots mobilization or technology law preferred.
Advanced internet and computer skills helpful, but not required.
Fluency in Spanish and other languages helpful, but not required.
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