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Intern, International Research

Apr 29, 2021

Departments: International Research
Hours: Part-time (anticipated 29 hours /week). 
Potential Start and End Date: June 2021 – December 2021, with possibility for extension.
Compensation: Competitive hourly wage  
Location: Washington, D.C.--Intern must be authorized to work in the United States; Currently interns and all staff are working remotely.  Reentry to the DC office is expected in the Fall 2021.   

The International Research Intern will join a fast-paced team charged with both programmatic and administrative projects. The position works directly with the International Research Department of the Global Tobacco Control Advocacy Program.

Scope of Work 

  • Conduct searches on research documents and secondary sources on tobacco control policy and related areas of interest.
  • Maintain electronic records of research articles and help to distribute new research.
  • Assist in responding to rapid research requests for facts and research documents from in-country partners and staff.
  • Translate findings from reports and other documents into alerts, fact sheets, presentations, advocacy letters, or case studies for dissemination.
  • Regular organization and maintenance of department files.  
  • Assist with organization and assessment of economic data related to tobacco taxes.
  • Assist with general office duties such as scanning and emailing documents as well as creating spreadsheets, proofreading materials, and creating PowerPoint presentations.
  • Participate in team meetings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or working toward graduate degree.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, creative, responsible, can work independently or as a member of a team.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to multi-task while meeting aggressive deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with a variety of computer software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
  • Preferred qualifications include interest in public health or tobacco issues. 

Intern will receive full Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids orientation and handbook prior to final placement.

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity. 

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample (2-4 pages). Please include your availability and potential start date in your cover letter.  Email all application materials to:  with “Internship – International Research” as the subject. No phone calls, please.