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International Research Internship

Apr 18, 2022

Hours: Part-time (anticipated 29 hours /week). 
Potential Start and End Date: May 2022 – December 2022, with possibility for extension.
Compensation: $16 per hour 
Location: Washington, D.C.

The Campaign operates under a Hybrid model with both work in the office and work from home. All staff and interns must be fully vaccinated.      

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 analysis 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.

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. This position is supervised by Research Associate – Mary Clare Rosemeyer. 


  • 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 competing deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with a variety of computer software applications including Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, 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. 


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: Mary Clare Rosemeyer at   with “Internship – International Research” as the subject. No phone calls, please.