Position: Research Intern, International Advocacy Resource Center
Employer: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Department: International Programs
Hours: Up to 29 hours per week
Potential Start Date: August 1, 2016
Duration: Minimally 3 months to up to 1 year
Compensation: Hourly wage
Location: Washington, D.C.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has been designated as one of five coordinating partners for Michael R. Bloomberg’s Global Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use in low and middle-income countries, where more than two-thirds of the world’s smokers live. As part of this initiative, the Campaign has established a global advocacy resource center to provide accurate public information about tobacco use and effective tobacco control interventions and to assist advocates with resources and technical assistance to achieve policy change. The Campaign closely collaborates with the Bloomberg Initiative partners: the World Health Organization, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and CDC Foundation.
The International Research intern will join a fast-paced team charged with supporting tobacco control advocates in low-and middle-income countries. Interns will be expected to assist on both substantive and administrative projects. Interns will have the opportunity to explore tobacco control as a public health and policy issue and learn about international advocacy strategies and components.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample (3-5 pages). Please include your availability and potential start date in your cover letter.
No phone calls, please.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use in the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, the Campaign works to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. A non-profit organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any government or tobacco industry funding.