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January 24, 2014 / Mark Largent

Great Internship Opp for STEPPS Student

Interested in health care policy?  This is a great internship.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Michigan Chapter

Internship Information

**Especially looking for Fall semester interns!**

 Contact Colleen Livingston
Address 106 W. Allegan St., Suite 510
City, State ZIP Lansing, MI 48933
Country USA
Phone 517-484-3013
Web site:
Description The Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MIAAP) is a diverse group of over 1,600 pediatricians. We are general pediatricians, sub-specialists, and academicians. Our members are active in promoting the health and well being of the children of the state of Michigan.

The mission of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MIAAP) is to identify, develop and manage opportunities to improve the health and welfare of children and the practice of pediatric medicine. We are affiliated with the American Academy of Pediatrics.

MIAAP also has a Pediatric Foundation to support programs that promote the mission and policy priorities of the AAP. In Michigan, one of the main the programs supported by the Foundation is the Assuring Better Child Development program to promote developmental screening of children and training of doctors.

Interns would be exposed to the state and federal legislative and budget process, a wide range of children’s health policy and budget issues and functions of a non-profit organization. Interns would have the opportunity to conduct policy and budget analysis, assist with training and educational events for pediatricians, assist with fundraisers and grant proposal development and marketing. Interns will gain skills in policy writing, strategic planning, advocacy, fundraising, communications and PR.

Students will be supervised by Colleen Livingston for day to day activities, but would interact with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and members of the MIAAP.

Qualifications Students must have proficient written and oral communication skills. Experience with Policy or budget research and analysis is a plus but not required. Students must be self-motivated and organized.  Students should also understand this is a small non-profit organization so clerical tasks would be expected as it is for all program staff.
Writing Sample Required Yes
Deadline Dates 1 month prior to start date.
Paid Type stipend
Amount Paid amount varies

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