Education & Public Awareness Intern

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The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is looking for an Education & Public Awareness intern. This intern will work closely with NSF's Sleep Technology and Education manager, who is responsible for 1) continuing medical education (CME) programs/activities, videos and online modules, and the content and logistics of educational meetings tailored to healthcare professionals as well as the general public and 2) advancing NSFs goal to ensure that sleep science is rapidly incorporated into products and services, seeking opportunities to expand NSF's role in furthering sleep health innovation, cultivating champions and building relationships with innovators and other stakeholders, and developing and delivering educational programs and content. 

NSF works hard to tailor internship to your skills and interests. Possible tasks and/or responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Increasing public awareness of NSF’s mission and message by crafting social media posts, and writing new online content such as newsletters and blog posts
  • Confirming presenters and coordinating presentations for NSF educational events
  • Working with outside vendors to confirm meeting logistics and materials 
  • Assist with marketing and communications for educational events 
  • Interviewing outside partners for NSF website articles 
  • Promoting NSF’s SleepTech program through events, publications, and member outreach
  • Ensuring program compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 
  • Developing pre/post =-tests, surveys and evaluations for programs 
  • Configuring and integrating a learning management system (LMS) 

Qualified applicants must possess the following: 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills   
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) 
  • Strong interest in public health/health education 
  • A keen interest in health and tech innovation 
  • A desire to learn more about coordinating events 
  • A motivated and entrepreneurial spirit   
  • An interest in independent research and immersing him/herself in a particular topic of interest   
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to complete tasks   
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects 
  • Approachability and willingness to learn   


Internships are unpaid, but college credit is available. Perks include a transportation stipend or parking reimbursement, fruit and granola office service and a collaborative environment. Hours and start/end date can be flexible but students must

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