CALL FOR SUMMER 2017 INTERNS: GLOBAL ACCESS IN ACTION AT THE BERKMAN KLEIN CENTER FOR INTERNET & SOCIETY
Cambridge, Massachusetts
June 5 to August 11, 2017

Interns must have the ability to be employed in the United States. The deadline to apply is 11:59 pm, February 13, 2017.

Job Description

Global Access in Action is seeking paid summer interns from June to August 2017. GAiA conducts action-oriented research into access to lifesaving medicines, and alternative incentives for the development of medical treatments for underserved populations. Improving access and promoting socially beneficial innovation are key strategies for combating the communicable disease burden that disproportionately harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. Interns will be responsible for assisting with a variety of tasks including research, writing, event management, project administration, and communications.  In particular, interns will help with:  (1) general administrative support for the project; (2) assistance in finalizing work product on model statutes designed to increase access to medicines; (3) ongoing work with pharmaceutical companies interested in implementing better access to medicine strategies; and (4) communications and outreach for GAiA. We are looking for candidates who are detail-oriented, hard-working, and committed to global public health.  Experience with global health, intellectual property, competition law, and communications are helpful but not required.

Commitment to Diversity:

The work and well-being of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA community, and persons with disabilities, as well as applications from researchers and practitioners from across the spectrum of disciplines and methods.

TO APPLY:

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and two references through the Berkman Klein Center internship application tracker.  Please note that there is a separate form and process for law students.  The deadline for submission is 11:59 pm, February 13, 2017.

Summer Internship Opportunities for 2017