Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) seeks a part-time Policy Intern to provide research and policy writing support to its staff. The position is open for remote/telework until further notice.
About this Job
The Policy Intern will work closely with CDDEP’s team of analysts, epidemiologists, and economists to support the organization’s role as a World Health Organization Collaborating Center. Tasks will include literature reviews, data cleaning and analysis, qualitative key informant/stakeholder interviews, and policy and report development. The supervisor may assign other tasks as needed. Interns will work on a remote, part-time basis.
We seek applicants with backgrounds and interests in global public health, antimicrobial resistance, and policy analysis and writing. Experience and knowledge of public health systems in countries in Africa and southeast Asia is preferred. English language proficiency is required, and additional language skills are a plus. Candidates must have an undergraduate (BA/BS) degree. Applicants must be well organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, CV, writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and 2 professional references to [email protected]. Please include “[YOUR NAME] – Policy Intern” in the email subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Principals only. EOE. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply.
About The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)
The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) produces independent, multidisciplinary research to advance the health and wellbeing of human populations in the United States and around the world. CDDEP was founded with the objective of using research to support better decision-making in health policy. CDDEP researchers employ a range of expertise—including economics, epidemiology, disease modeling, risk analysis, and statistics—to conduct actionable, policy-oriented research on malaria, antibiotic resistance, disease control priorities, environmental health, alcohol and tobacco, and other global health priorities. CDDEP projects are global in scope, spanning Africa, Asia, and North America, and include scientific studies and policy engagement. The CDDEP team is experienced in addressing country-specific and regional issues, as well as the local and global aspects of global challenges, such as antibiotic resistance and pandemic influenza. CDDEP research is notable for innovative approaches to design and analysis, which are shared widely through publications, presentations, and web-based programs. CDDEP has offices in Silver Spring, MD, and New Delhi and relies on a distinguished team of scientists, public health experts, and economists around the world.