Sleep Health Education & Training Internship

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The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is seeking student interns to advance its sleep health education initiatives. Interns will report to the director of education and will work with the education department on projects such as continuing medical education (CME) programs/activities, videos and online modules. Interns will also plan the content and logistics of educational meetings tailored towards primary care physicians, pediatricians, OB/GYNs and other healthcare professionals.

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

  • Ensuring program compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Developing pre-/post- tests, surveys and evaluations for programs
  • Working with volunteers to outline and build e-learning content
  • Configuring and integrating a learning management system (LMS)
  • Confirming presenters and coordinating presentations
  • Working with outside vendors to confirm meeting logistics and materials

Qualified individuals will:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in education/training, curriculum development, hospitality/tourism, nonprofit management or a business-related field
  • Have strong attention to detail, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Have the ability to work independently or in a team
  • Be enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

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 can be flexible but students must commit to a set schedule. Typical interns work between 16 and 37.5 hours a week at our office in Arlington, VA, located on the orange/silver lines of the metro. Applications are accepted for the fall, spring and summer semesters on a rolling basis.

To apply:

Email your cover letter and resume to

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The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. Founded in 1990 by the leaders in sleep medicine, NSF is the trusted resource for sleep science, healthy sleep habits, and sleep disorders to medical professionals, patients and the public.

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