Civic Health Data and Planning Intern

Published: September 26, 2018

MAO’s Department of Capacity Building works to build a healthier Deep South through collaborative learning and advocacy with individuals, families, communities, organizations, and decision makers.

We do this work through individualized prevention and wellness education, professional development in-service programs and conferences, consumer advocacy programming, voter registration and voting rights restoration, support with community-based participatory research, PrEP outreach services, cultural humility training, HIV clinical and technical assistance, and opportunities for healthcare students and professionals.

We are seeking an intern to assist with civic health programming, particularly our in-house voter registration and voting rights restoration pilot program.

Job Type Part Time, Volunteer

Job Classification Internship, possibility for academic credit arranged by student.

Job Location Montgomery, Alabama

Minimum Education High school diploma or equivalent; Enrolled in higher education.

Work Experience Negotiable.

Job Duties Dates :

  • Fall: October – December 2018
  • Spring: February – April 2019
  • Summer May – July 2019
Hours: 8-12 hours per week, possibility for academic credit arranged by student. Duties
  • Communication & Outreach: coordinate with MAO staff to implement MAO Acts! voter registration program and future civic engagement projects.
  • Data & Documentation: assist our team with data collection, analysis, and assessment.
  • Research: assist our team with funding and programmatic research that will support our MAO Acts! program.
What You Will Learn At the end of your internship, you will be able to:
  • Describe HIV prevention and treatment services provided at MAO.
  • Discuss civic engagement as a key component of health for people living with HIV and other community members.
  • Explain current challenges associated with voter registration and civic access for people living with HIV, rural communities, people with past convictions, under-resource communities, and communities of color.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Background in political science, civic, public health, education, or related field.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How to apply Email resume, cover letter, and proof of enrollment to Please include the desired semester in your cover letter.