HEAL Initiative Summer 2020 California-based Internship Application
Application deadline: Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm PST
About the role
The UCSF HEAL Initiative exists to train, transform, and build a community of front line health professionals committed to working with underserved communities for their lifetimes. The HEAL initiative is the largest and most diverse global health fellowship in the US – with a community of over 120 fellows and alumni from 18 sites across 8 countries.
About the role:
This is a full-time paid intern position beginning May 18 and ending August 7 (some flexibility on end date).
The intern will be an integral part of our small team as we plan and execute our summer trainings, and will work closely with staff, faculty, and other interns.
Plan summer trainings attended by HEAL fellows from around the world, contributing to both curriculum and event logistics
Participate in the execution of 1-week training in Albuquerque, NM, and 3-week training in Santa Cruz and Berkeley, California, taking on tasks and responsibilities alongside others on team
Specific areas of responsibility could include coordinating a hands-on training session; meals, travel, and housing logistics; creating printed materials; and managing documentation of sessions.
HEAL believes in creating a diverse community and strongly encourages women, underrepresented minorities including BIPOC, Oakland natives, and first generation students to apply.
Passion for health equity/social justice
Interest & some background knowledge in global health, social medicine, or working with marginalized populations
Full time availability mid May—late July
Ability and willingness to travel offsite with team for 1 week in late June and 2 weeks in early July (travel expenses covered by HEAL)
Excellent communication skills, solid time management, ability to manage multiple deadlines; practiced in working in teams & independently
Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop bonus
I am (select all that apply):
Full time undergraduate student
Part time undergraduate student
Full time graduate or professional student
Part time graduate or professional student
Employed full time
Employed part time
If you are currently a student, where are you enrolled? If you're not currently a student, where were you enrolled most recently?
If you are currently a student, when is your anticipated date of graduation? If you're not currently a student, when did you graduate?
Do you have full time availability between May 18 and August 7?
Why do you want to apply to the HEAL Initiative? Discuss your background and passion for health equity and social justice. 300 words or less.
Briefly describe your experience and/or interest related to this position. What do you hope to gain from an internship with HEAL? 300 words or less.
How did you hear about the HEAL Initiative?
Received an email
From a friend or colleague
Through class or school
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