Internships

Thank you for your interest in internship opportunities at the National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE).

The mission of the National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) is to promote health equity by harnessing data, supporting leaders, and catalyzing partnerships across the many different sectors that share responsibility for creating a more equitable and just society.  

NCHE brings together thought leaders, researchers, stakeholders, policymakers, and communicators to identify and challenge the barriers to optimal health and life opportunities for people of color in three core areas:

  • Truth Racial Healing and Transformation
  • Using Data to Spur Action
  • Shaping Health Through Transformative Leadership

Principal Responsibilities

Interns will work on various projects relating to health and racial equity. Interns may assist in policy analysis, preparation of presentations, literature reviews, research and evaluation, planning and coordinating meetings, conferences, other engagements, communications and outreach, and project management activities.

Who Should Apply?

NCHE seeks high-achieving students looking to take the next step into careers related to public health, healthcare, and health policy.  Applicants with demonstrated academic achievement and strong interpersonal and communication skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you want to gain valuable applied experience in non-profit management, program and project management, communications and outreach, or research and evaluation, an internship at NCHE is the right fit for you.

Application Deadlines

Applications for summer internships are accepted in March and start in June. Fall Applications open in June and begin in September.

NCHE offers a paid internship—20 hours per week.

NCHE will review applications on a rolling basis during the application window; completed applications will be reviewed as soon as received. Therefore, candidates are encouraged to submit their applications sooner rather than later in the application period.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be 

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two-to four-year institutions)
  • Graduated from an accredited undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to four-year institutions) no more than two years before the first day of the internship program
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and live it the U.S.

How to Apply

 Applications should include:

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter
  • A writing sample of what health and racial equity mean to you
  • Unofficial school transcript
  • One letter of recommendation

Click here for the online application.