Atlantic Health System is seeking a Goverment and Public Affairs Intern. Do you want to work on meaningful and impactful projects that make a difference to the individual members of the surrounding communities?*?¯Are you looking for a program that will allow you to collaborate with healthcare leaders and fellow interns, while receiving training on the tools to succeed in the workforce? If this sounds exciting, then Atlantic Health System's 10-week summer internship program may be great for you!*?¯
Summer intern position to assist in the Dept. of Government and Public Affairs. Intern will work directly with the Vice President and Manager of the Government Affairs Department on special public policy and legislative outreach projects. Assignments to include legislative bill research and review, data analysis, advocacy projects, Excel presentations, as well as other duties as needed. Intern will also attend legislative sessions and hearings in the New Jersey Statehouse.
Legislative Research * Track state and federal legislation and regulations * Develop memorandums summarizing bills and regulations * Monitor healthcare policy news * Create Excel charts and spreadsheets to assist with State Budget analysis
Outreach * Work with Manager on outreach letters to local and state officials
Events/Meetings * Attend legislative voting sessions and hearings in the NJ Statehouse * Participate in external meetings with various stakeholders * Assist with legislative events at Atlantic Health facilities
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a full-time accredited public or private College/University
Be in good academic standing
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Work 37.5 hours per week and commit to a minimum of 375 hours for the duration of the internship
Highly proficient writing and research skills
Proficient in MS Office
General knowledge of legislative process
Educational background in Political Science or Public Health preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.