Public Health Internship
IMR is a major non-profit organization that provides access to medical care in underserved and vulnerable communities around the world, improving the health, wellness and quality of life of populations most in need. Since IMR was founded in 2002, more than 33,000 volunteers — comprised of licensed medical, vision, and dental professionals, as well as non-medical volunteers — have served in vulnerable communities around the world and treated more than 300,000 individuals. IMR delivers $40 million worth of free healthcare services annually, where over 98.5 cents of every dollar donated goes directly towards our missions.
International Medical Relief is looking for interns both locally in Denver as well as remote throughout the 50 United States. This is a 4-week, project-based program with making an impact at its foundation. Interns will have the opportunity to choose a focus area for their project, selecting from options in the medical field, executive area, operational department, or communications.
Interns will be responsible for outlining the scope of their project and associated weekly benchmarks. Each week, they will work towards their goals in order to complete a project by the end of Week 4. The minimum weekly engagement requirement is 20 hours, providing interns with 80-hours after the full 4 weeks. Most project work will be on the interns’ own time schedules, however, there are a few weekly meetings that will be required for attendance.
Please answer the following questions in your cover letter in the application.
- As a public health, medical, and sustainable education-focused non-profit, how do you see your interests and skillset aligning with the work we do both domestically and abroad?
- What skills are you looking to develop during this internship? What are your goals?
Thank you for your interest! We look forward to reviewing your application. If you have any questions during the application process, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at (970) 635-0110.