Administrative and Communication Internships and Externships - Graduates - CDC

CLOSING DATE: May 31, 2022


JOB #: 18577

POSTED: March 30, 2022


PHLP is offering the Administrative and Communication Internship/Externship for students enrolled in masters-level programs earning degrees in public health, public policy, public administration, communication, business, or similar disciplines.

This internship/externship is an unpaid academic learning experience that offers an in-depth understanding of government agency operations and the role of law and policy in advancing public health. Interns are exposed to high-level strategic planning and other program functions, including marketing, communication, project management, and partner outreach and relations.

Interns will help PHLP’s Workforce Development and Outreach Team leads with the day-to-day communication and training operations of a vigorous and dynamic government program and receive mentoring from PHLP’s director and other senior leaders.


  • Help write and compile research for PHLP publications and communications, including Public Health Law News
  • Help maintain listservs, communications archives, and PHLP’s website content
  • Help design and execute PHLP’s marketing and communication plans
  • Coordinate webinars and trainings with partners such as ChangeLab Solutions, American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, and Network for Public Health Law
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How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to In the cover letter and email, indicate which internship or externship you are applying for. PHLP accepts applications by email only.

Only rising and current third-year law students will be considered for the internships and externships in public health law or in tribal public health law.

The PHLP administrative and communications internship/externship is for students enrolled in master’s-level programs earning a degree in public health, public policy, public administration, communications, business, or similar discipline.


These internships/externships are unpaid. Internships are not tied to academic credit. Externship and practicum opportunities are available for students seeking academic credit as authorized by law schools or schools of public health.


  • Summer: January 31
  • Fall: May 31
  • Spring: October 1

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