Minority AIDS Initiative Education Programming Intern

Published: September 26, 2018

At MAO’s Division of Professional Development, we envision a future for Alabama and the Deep South that includes increased access to healthcare facilitated by knowledgeable healthcare professionals and evidence-based policies that promote best practices and reduce barriers to care.

We house the Alabama AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) where we provide continuing education opportunities through webcasts, clinical shadowing, and in-person conferences and workshops.

We are seeking an intern to assist with Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) project planning and implementation. This opportunity will provide experience in public health administration, adult education planning, event management, public service ethics, and nonprofit organizational structure. You’ll be assisting our Capacity Building team in coordinating events, building strategic partnerships, and creating content for educational programs in line with MAI and AETC goals.

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: 10-20 hours per week, possibility for academic credit arranged by student. Duties:
  • Communication & Outreach: coordinate with presenters to collect required documentation and assist with content development, respond to requests for registration assistance, develop strategic partnerships to link target audiences to relevant educational programs.
  • Documentation: report on progress toward grant goals, assist in maintaining continuing education records, manage classroom schedules, online event calendar, contact list, and newsletter.
  • Research: assist with curriculum development, data collection, and creative strategies for improving content delivery and outreach efforts.
What You Will Learn At the end of your internship, you will be able to:
  • Describe the HIV Care Continuum and list best practices for improving outcomes at each ste.
  • Explain the importance of HIV education for providers serving rural and minority populations.
  • Discuss strategies for reducing stigma around HIV and sexual wellness in communities of color.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Background in public health, education, or related field.
  • Demonstrated interest in health equity and social justice.
  • 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 Aandersen@maoi.org. Please include the desired semester in your cover letter.