Monday, December 8, 2014

Public Affairs Internship at The Polyclinic, Winter and Spring 2015

Internship/Position Title: Public Affairs Intern
Organization: The Polyclinic
Location: The Polyclinic Broadway, 1145 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98104
Timing: 8 – 10 hours per week/Internship Duration:  January 12, 2015 – April 27, 2015 (or through the end of the Washington State legislative session if extended)
Status: Paid internship
Internship Supervisor: Tracy Corgiat, Vice President of Marketing & Development

The Polyclinic is a Seattle-based multi-specialty medical group that aims to promote the health of its patients through personalized and collaborative health care that puts the patient first. The Public Affairs Intern’s responsibilities will primarily include the identification and monitoring of relevant legislative and regulatory items during session.

Successful candidates will have an undergraduate or advanced degree in public affairs, political science, health administration or law, or be enrolled in a degree program. A health care background is not necessary, as mentorship in identifying relevant legislation and follow-up will be provided. If applicable, the clinic will complete assessment paperwork needed for the student to receive academic credit for this internship. Hours per week or quarter/semester may be adjusted from hours listed above to accommodate either credit requirements or the intern’s schedule.

·         Monitor legislative and regulatory items during session
·         Coordinate awareness of relevant bills among clinic executives
·         Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:
·         Exceptional research and analytical skills
·         Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing
·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
·         Understanding of WA’s legislative bodies and processes
·         Knowledge of the health care industry preferred

How To Apply: Apply and submit a cover letter and resume online at*6F198DA143DABB08

Application Deadline: December 20, 2014.