The National Public Health Week (NPHW) fellowship is designed to provide experience in program management, including outreach and graphic design, through the 2019 celebration of NPHW. The fellow will work in Washington, D.C., to provide support to staff leading NPHW efforts, lead outreach efforts in the Billion Steps Challenge and participate in all aspects of planning and execution of the week’s events, both in-person and online. This position includes a small stipend.
Act as the liaison between APHA staff and participants in the Billion Steps Challenge. Assist in developing promotional material for NPHW, including social media shareables, fact sheets and other tools. Leads web efforts to connect with NPHW partners and sponsors. Provide support in monitoring and evaluating NPHW activities and online metrics. Helps plan for, promote, support and execute NPHW events both in Washington, D.C. and online.
This is a temporary grant funded position (part-time), not to exceed 4 months.
Master’s student or junior or senior undergraduate studying public health, global health, communications or related field. Candidate should have experience in and understanding of research processes and/or statistical analysis and the ability to work well in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. Event planning experience preferred. Graphic design experience (Photoshop, InDesign, Canva or similar) required. Students must have strong communication skills and be able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Familiarity with Associated Press style desired but not essential.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.
Hours: 21 hours a week, part-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:
2 one-page writing samples;
1 graphic design sample; and
Three professional references (name, title, company name and phone number and email).