Type: Internship
Aug 15, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
Deadline: Jun 22, 2018

MHI Interns:

·         Write for our award-winning blog

·         Network with leading experts in the maternal, reproductive, and global health fields

·         Work closely with the friendly, dynamic maternal health team to develop communications and programmatic skills

Assignments may include:

·         Program development and systems management

·         Event organizing and contributing to social media

·         Drafting posts for New Security Beat’s “Dot-Mom” column and MHI’s website

·         Researching maternal, reproductive, and global health information

·         Assisting with the preparation of publications and/or outreach materials

·         Updating contact databases

·         Performing administrative assignments in support of MHI activities



Potential interns should be students and/or recent graduates with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on maternal, reproductive, and global health as well as gender equity.

In addition, applicants should:

·         Possess strong research, writing, and administrative skills

·         Have experience with organizing events

·         Have experience with blog writing and social media

·         Be detail oriented

·         Be able to work both independently and as part of a group

·         Be enrolled in a degree program, recently graduated (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program within the next year

MHI currently offers paid internships. We are looking for candidates who are willing to devote at least 15 hours per week. Please indicate your available hours per week and start/end dates in your application.

An individual selected for an internship will be expected to present proper evidence establishing his or her eligibility to work in the United States prior to being appointed.  The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to hire only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States.  Please note that we cannot sponsor a visa for you to work in the United States.

International students are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization.  All international students must obtain written permission from their Designated School Official (DSO) or Responsible Officer (RO) for visas at their university stating that they are in valid immigration status and eligible to do an internship at the Center.

The Wilson Center is an equal opportunity employer and follows equal opportunity employment guidelines in the selection of its interns.

How to Apply 

To apply, please submit a one page resume, one page cover letter, and short writing sample (between one and three pages in length). If possible, the writing sample should be non-academic in format, such as a blog post, but can focus on an academic subject such as maternal health. Please indicate your available hours and start/end dates in your application.

Please submit application via e-mail to with “[Season] [Year] Internship” in the subject line (e.g., “Spring 2018 Internship”).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Type: Internship
Aug 15, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
Deadline: Jun 22, 2018