Position: Communications Intern (non-exempt, hourly)
Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

ACHP offers challenging and exciting opportunities for those who want to take their expertise out of the classroom and into the world. Interns will be involved in the daily workings of the communications and policy departments and have the chance to work autonomously on projects. Some things you might be doing:

  • Writing, editing and compiling articles for ACHP publications
  • Researching health care subject matter
  • Tracking media outreach
  • Researching key health care stakeholders for outreach and partnership
  • Helping develop creative approaches to the release of content
  • Editing/developing website content
  • Drafting social media content (including copy, graphics and video)
  • Participating in special projects and performing other related duties

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal skills
  • Ability to think creatively about complex issues
  • Ability to manage and organize detailed assignments
  • Willingness to take direction, as well as proactively provide ideas
  • General interest in social media, online communications and/or visual design
  • Understanding how to build a narrative
  • Minimum three years of undergraduate study in communications, English or journalism
  • Familiarity with HTML a plus
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere) a plus


Please submit a resume, a writing sample and cover letter via e-mail to hr@achp.org. In the cover letter, please explain why you think your skills make you a strong candidate for this internship, your available start and finish date and the number of hours you are available weekly. Please include ‚ÄúCommunications Intern Position‚ÄĚ with your first initial and last name in the subject line of your e-mail message.

ACHP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, and a woman’s right to breastfeed), disability (physical or mental), age (18 and older), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital status, veteran or military status, tobacco use, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

ACHP values diversity, inclusion and equity within our organization and the promotion of these values across the healthcare industry. We encourage different perspectives, identities, and backgrounds, regardless of job function in order to create a more resilient organization that supports a strong, equitable healthcare industry. We strive to achieve this by encouraging openness and transparency about diversity issues and progress. We will develop strategies, programs, and tools that seek to equalize opportunities within ACHP and allow for discussing and sharing best practices.

ACHP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

ACHP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.