The government affairs team at the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in Alexandria, VA is seeking an enthusiastic college or graduate student interested in health policy and government to assist with logistics, planning, and the execution of a large conference being held in Washington, D.C area this March. This role would also assist the team with day-to-day operations during the Spring 2020 semester.
An ideal candidate will have reliable transportation to King Street, Alexandria, and be a student at a local VA/DC/MD college or university. We are looking for someone with previous office experience, superior writing and organizational skills, and is comfortable working in fast-paced environment. If this is your first internship, please note that you are expected to be a quick learner and work well independently.
This internship requires you to spend two full work days in the NHPCO offices (Alexandria, VA) per week and be on-site during the March Leadership & Advocacy conference (at the minimum Monday March 23 and Tuesday March 24).
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and a current writing sample of 2-3 pages to email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: This is an unpaid internship but a stipend may be available for DC area metro.
About National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
As the leading organization representing hospice and palliative care providers, NHPCO works to expand access to a proven person-centered model for healthcare—one that provides patients and their loved ones with comfort, peace, and dignity during life’s most intimate and vulnerable experiences. Founded in 1978, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the nation’s largest membership organization for providers and professionals who care for people affected by serious and life-limiting illness. Its broad community of members includes local hospice and palliative care providers, networks serving large regions of the United States, and individual professionals. NHPCO gives ongoing inspiration, practical guidance, and legislative representation to hospice and palliative care providers so they can enrich experiences for patients and ease caregiving responsibilities and emotional stress for families. By providing its members with the essential tools they need to stay current with leading practices, understand policy changes, and improve their quality of care, NHPCO addresses the challenges that providers navigate on a daily basis and offers a wealth of expert knowledge an...d step-by-step solutions to fill the gaps.
Mission / Vision / Values
Mission – To lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life.
Vision – A world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.
Values – NHPCO Believes in:
• Service: Engaging Customers
• Respect: Honoring Others
• Excellence: Exceeding Expectations
• Collaboration: Fostering Partnerships
• Stewardship: Managing Resources