Rural Health and Policy Intern (Remote Working)

Medical Sciences, Social Sciences
United Kingdom
7 Oct, 2024 to 28 Mar, 2025
5 Jul, 2024

General information

6 months
2-3 days per week

Position Overview:

   Role Purpose:

     - Support the organization's efforts in rural health policy research, advocacy, and community engagement.

     - Assist in projects aimed at improving health outcomes in rural communities.


   Location: Remote working


   Internship type and duration: Freelance Part-time (16-20h/week), 6 months (October 2024-March 2025)


   Compensation: 400 euro/month (benefits: 12 mentoring sessions + experience working in social enterprise start-up)


Key Responsibilities:

   Research and Analysis:

     - Conduct research on rural health issues and policies.

     - Analyze data and prepare reports on findings.


   Advocacy Support:

     - Assist in the development of policy briefs, position papers, and advocacy materials.

     - Support outreach efforts to stakeholders, including government agencies, NGOs, and community organizations.


   Project Assistance:

     - Help manage and coordinate health projects and initiatives.

     - Participate in fieldwork, community surveys, and focus groups as needed.



     - Draft content for newsletters, social media, and the organization's website.

     - Assist in organizing events, workshops, and webinars.


   Administrative Support:

     - Perform general administrative duties related to project management and office tasks.


Person Specifications:

   Education and Qualifications:

     - Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a degree program in Public Health, Health Policy, Social Sciences, or a related field.


   Skills and Competencies:

     - Strong research and analytical skills.

     - Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.

     - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

     - Familiarity with data analysis tools and software (e.g., SPSS, Stata) is a plus.

     - Access to good internet connection and laptop/computer (required)


 Personal Attributes:

     - Passion for rural health and social equity.

     - Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

     - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

     - Located in the European region



     - Previous experience in health policy, public health research, or community work is advantageous but not mandatory.


 How to Apply:

     - Submit a resume/CV and a cover letter detailing your interest in the role and relevant experience.

     -  Send your application documents to [email protected] with the subject heading: Application for Internship


   Application Deadline: 30th July 2024 (closed 5th July due to high number of applicants)

   Online Interview dates: Late August 2024

   Contact Information: [email protected]


Financial compensation


Rural Health  Health Policy  Rural Communities  Public Health  
English: Proficient User C2
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Access to Internet and laptop/computer