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Summer 2015 Internships: Closed for Application

Applications for summer 2015 are currently closed. Please contact us for questions about future internship opportunities. 


Requirements for Future Internships Include:

Internships are unpaid. We can help out-of-state interns find housing (but do not provide housing). The commitment is 15 hours per week with flexible scheduling. We are happy to work with students who will use this in conjunction with a class.

Focus areas are as follows:

  • Dental Therapy Legislative Intern - hands-on work preparing for the 2015 NM Legislative session, including researching NM legislators as well as the development of briefs, maps, infographics, blog posts, and other educational materials.
  • Health Policy Intern - research current issues in health policy, with a focus on in-state developments regarding the Exchange, Medicaid, Native American enrollment. Will include a strong focus on preparing for the next open enrollment period.

Strong intern applicants have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Strong prioritizing skills.
  • Knowledge of health policy including health care reform.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Creative Suite, and social media.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Strong commitment to health justice, social change and racial equity.   
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work well under pressure.
  • Must have valid New Mexico driver’s license and car.
  • Travel across the state is sometimes required.
  • Spanish bilingual skills preferred.