Virtual Communications and Development Internship

Employer Health Access Connect
Location Uganda (virtual)
Type Part time
Contact information
Apply by November 7, 2021
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Posted on October 14, 2021


Health Access Connect links Ugandans living in remote areas with healthcare resources. The organization hosts monthly, 1-day health clinics in remote villages of Uganda that allow people to access essential health services like anti-retroviral treatment, malaria treatment, child checkups, and family planning.

The Communications & Development Intern will be responsible for engaging with many of HAC’s stakeholders while building and maintaining good relationships. Ensuring necessary follow up, sharing updates on activities, and remaining connected through social media will be important in this role. In addition, they will gain experience with grant writing. This is a remote internship in which you will be collaborating with a multinational team working from the USA and Uganda.

The Communications & Development Intern will assist with the following:

-Sending out monthly newsletter
-Keeping blog updated with HAC activities
-Posting on social media at least twice a week
-Updating website (WordPress)

-Composing and submitting grant proposals
-Writing personalized thank yous for donors
-Using media list to reach out to contacts
-Setting up networking meetings and events based on contact lists
-Keeping Salesforce database updated with leads and opportunities
-Emailing organizers to set up events
-Preparing presentations for particular audiences

• Continuing UW-Madison student, sophomore status or higher
• Quantitative Research Skills (Evaluation & Operations Interns)
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Qualitative Research Skills (Evaluation & Operations Interns)
• Strong analytical skills (Evaluation Intern)
• Willingness to work in a team environment
• Interest in public health and international development
• Good academic and disciplinary standing
• Good interpersonal skills to work well with others in different cultures and languages
• Interest in the region & culture of internship location
• Resiliency & high level of maturity and ability to thrive in new and sometimes difficult situations
• Website experience, especially WordPress (Media Intern)
• Grantwriting interest or experience (Media Intern)
• Positive attitude
• Experience using Salesforce (Evaluation & Operations Interns)
• Basic knowledge of statistics (Evaluation Intern)
• Graphic design experience (Media Intern)
• Social media and web marketing experience (Media & Operations Interns)
• Prior experience internationally and/or domestically on projects related to health or development
• Basic knowledge of data analysis (Operations Intern)

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Application Deadline – November 7, 2021.