340B Health has an immediate opening for a Government Relations intern at our growing non-profit health care trade association. This internship reports directly to the Grassroots and Advocacy Manager and is a great fit for those interested in public health or public policy programs.
340B Health seeks an intern to work part time (20+ hours per week) on issues that affect hospitals participating in the Federal 340B drug discount program. This is an excellent opportunity to learn first-hand how government relations operates.
Monitor and summarize congressional hearings as needed
Work with GR team to manage projects, and prepare for meetings
Support government relations team in outreach to Capitol Hill
Works effectively with counterparts within 340B Health, 340B Health consultants, on the Hill, and with other outside organizations to coordinate meetings, phone calls and other events
Updates and maintains Congressional lists and 340B Health contact lists
Other government relations duties as assigned
Previous internship on Capitol Hill or at a trade association
An interest in the political process and federal policy
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Strong analytical, writing, and communications skills
A positive attitude and desire to work in a fast-pace environment
Hourly rate of $16. To apply please email a thoughtful cover letter and resume to GRIntern@340bhealth.org. Please state the starting date of your availability and how you learned about this position. No phone calls please.
Internal Number: GRIntern719
About 340B Health
340B Health is a membership organization of more than 1,300 public and private nonprofit hospitals and health systems in the federal 340B drug pricing program. We are the leading advocate and resource for those providers who serve their communities through participation in the 340B drug pricing program. The organization formed in 1993 to increase the affordability and accessibility of pharmaceutical and clinical care for the nation's poor and underserved populations. 340B Health monitors, educates, and serves as an advocate on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to drug pricing and other pharmacy matters affecting safety-net providers. Our membership consists of a broad spectrum of hospitals, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, children's hospitals, and rural facilities.