ASTHO has internships available in the following areas:
Public Health Program Areas
Meetings and Events Planning
Learning & Distance Education
The ASTHO intern will work to support ASTHO's initiatives around advancing optimal health for all while supporting state and territorial health officials and their agencies. The intern is responsible for supporting the specific content areas and other members of internal ASTHO staff by developing deliverables and capacity building knowledge products.
Develop materials, along with ASTHO staff, for capacity building/technical assistance to states to build placebased and community-led resiliency building activities.
Assist with logistics and meeting notes for conference calls, webinars and inperson convenings.
Conduct literature reviews and prepare issue briefs and other written deliverables on health equity and antiracism efforts at the state level.
Assist with other tasks as needed.
1-2 years relevant writing skills (experience in a public health environment preferred).
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.
Strong creative thinking skills and ability to think conceptually.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a diligent eye for detail, language, flow, and grammar.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent portfolio of work.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Interns typically work 20 hours per week for approximately 3 months. The hourly rate for graduate students is $21.50 per hour; undergraduate rate is $18.50 per hour.
About Us: ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing the public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. territories and Freely Associated States, and the District of Columbia, as well as the more than 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to ensuring excellence in public health practice. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with a regional office in Atlanta, GA. ASTHO was incorporated on March 23, 1942 with the goal of helping health officials navigate a rapidly changing public health landscape and remains a strong voice in governmental public health.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:ASTHO is an all-encompassing diverse and inclusive organization that respects and celebrates every person???s strengths, assets, and values, eliminating inequities and biases in all facets of activities and operations. ASTHO is committed to leading organizational change efforts that support racial healing, racial justice, and transformation within state and territorial public health agencies.
Mandatory Vaccination Policy: As a Public Health organization, ASTHO accepts the responsibility to follow CDC guidelines and advisories relating to the health of all. ASTHO has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy applicable to all ASTHO employees to safeguard the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19.