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• Starts May 27

Intern, Global Health Communications

🚀 Off-cycle Internship
💻 Remote

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  • You must be enrolled in a graduate program or recent graduate, familiar with global health issues and WHO, skilled in communications and PR, able to write for diverse audiences, work under pressure, have a laptop and Internet access, work 20-29 hours per week, and be authorized to work in the US.
  • You will assist in managing global health communications, creating content, monitoring media coverage, organizing events, and producing multimedia materials for the UN Foundation under the guidance of the Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer.

Off-cycle Internship

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  • The Intern, Global Health Communications serves in a communications support role to enable strong external and internal information sharing and creative storytelling to advance UNF and our partners’ global health work and policy objectives. 


  • ​​Candidate must be enrolled in a graduate or PhD degree-granting program during the internship or must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of a college or university.
  • ​Familiarity with global health issues (especially pandemic preparedness, immunization, malaria, antimicrobial resistance, and universal health coverage) and the United Nations system and agencies (especially WHO).
  • ​Communications and public relations skills and experience such as: email newsletter management, media and social media tracking and analytics, web design and content management, and graphic design (Adobe CS, Canva, etc.).
  • ​Ability to write engaging content for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • ​Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
  • ​Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.
  • ​Must have a personal laptop computer and access to the Internet.
  • ​Must be available to work 20-29 hours per week during East Coast working hours.
  • ​Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • ​​​Support and facilitate strong global health communications for the UN Foundation including, inter alia:
  • ​Work under the direction of the Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer, Global Health, to manage UNF’s internal and external global health communications.
  • ​Work with other Global Health, Public Affairs, and other health-related campaigns/alliances team members.
  • ​Support planning and execution of global health initiative communications plans, including:
  • ​Create health-related social media content across multiple social media platforms
  • ​Develop content for UNF blogs and other storytelling opportunities
  • ​Contribute to our global health newsletter
  • ​Track and report on the performance of UNF global health content
  • ​Track media coverage relevant to UNF’s global health goals
  • ​Assist with planning global health-related events and webinars
  • ​Produce graphics, videos, or other multimedia content as needed
  • ​Monitor and share relevant updates and communications surrounding WHO’s coordination and leadership on global health issues.
  • ​Support and facilitate UNF’s communications work around major global health moments and observance days, including the World Health Assembly.
  • ​Provide research and writing support to Global Health team, including briefing papers, executive summaries, analyses, and presentations on above topics, or others as assigned.
  • ​Perform other duties as assigned.​


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

May 27, 2024