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"I encourage citizens, Government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and communities across the Nation to join in activities that will increase awareness about hepatitis and what we can do to prevent it."
            -President Barack Obama, July 28, 2013

Do you have a passion for social justice and an interest in health? Apply for a college internship with the Asian Liver Center at the Stanford School of Medicine. 



Available Summer 2014 Positions

This intern will support planning and implementation of onsite hepatitis B screenings in the community and on corporate campuses in Santa Clara County. Other projects include educational outreach at community health fairs, festivals, and other relevant events, as well as social media.

Corporate and Community Outreach
Help develop and implement innovative, actionable ideas which will successfully engage corporate and community partners in relation to hepatitis B awareness and action.  Some local travel will be required.

Design 
The graphic design intern will conceptualize and design educational communications materials and publications. Design projects may include print media, web media, and photography that will be used on a national and internal platform, and distributed widely to government, private, and public entities. Students interest in health issues with design experience are also encouraged to apply.

Maternal & Child Health
Help reduce mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B. Sponsored in part by the Centers for Disease Control, the program works in collaboration with state and local public health departments to educate physicians, nurses and patients. The intern will help in the national expansion of the program and assist in all aspects of the program, plan and empower others to conduct outreach via Team HBV, a global network of volunteers, including high school and collegiate organizations, dedicated to hepatitis B and liver cancer awareness. 

If you have the passion and know-how for getting people to pay attention to an important cause through social media (and having FUN), we would love to work with you! You will be responsible for managing the #JOINJADE movement by, 2) generating content on three primary platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and, 2) designing/implementing awareness campaigns that promote the #JOINJADE movement to create brand familiarity and ultimately gain supporters for the fights against hepatitis B and liver cancer. The intern may also perform research and analysis to inform the Center's communication strategy; monitor media on disease-related discrimination issues overseas and work on other needs-based initiative, such as developing infrastructure and tools (e.g., streamlining social media tools or creating press kits) and data mining.

Update and maintain Asian Liver Center websites, including: liver.stanford.edu, apavh.org, and the forthcoming yucorps.stanford.edu. Increase SEO, upload photos and videos, develop user-friendly interface, review statistics and monitor analytics.

Youth Leadership Conference
Help plan the 12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health at Stanford University. Bring together 100 students from around the world to train them in leadership and motivate them to take action against the biggest health disparity faced by Asians and Pacific Islanders today, hepatitis B.


What Else?

Important Dates
These are full-time internships (40 hours per week) beginning June 13, 2014, and ending August 15, 2014.

Attendance is mandatory for the following:
  • Intern orientation: June 13-15, 2014 [Friday-Sunday, including overnight]
  • Youth Leadership Conference: August 6-9, 2014 [Wednesday through Saturday, including overnight]
  • Two outreach events (usually Saturdays)
  • 1-hour weekly internship meeting. Time to be mutually agreed upon by all interns.

Location
Our office is within biking distance of the Stanford campus and can be reached via the free Marguerite Shuttle V line on the way to the California Avenue CalTrain stop. The California Avenue CalTrain station is about 2 blocks from the office. The address is:


Awards
Interns will be eligible to receive a performance-based monetary award at the conclusion of the internship.

You must be a current or recently graduated college student.

Apply Today!

Click on each of the position descriptions above for details on how to apply. An electronic application, cover letter, and resume must be submitted.

Deadline 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. (PST).

Applicants will be contacted by April 25, 2014, regarding interviews and decisions.

Questions? Check our FAQs first. If your question is still not answered, contact Diana Ngo.


For more information about the Asian Liver Center or hepatitis B, visit http://liver.stanford.edu.