If you are interested in contributing to GBCHealth’s mission and have specific skills and expertise that you feel might help advance our programming and organizational development, please contact us at info@gbchealth.org. We are especially interested in individuals with strong backgrounds in business, partnership development and health finance.

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Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) Internship

This position is based in New York, NY.

The Global Fund represents one of the most efficient avenues for business investment in the three pandemics, while also providing opportunities for co-financing and collaboration on the ground. To date, the Global Fund has committed US$ 23.7 billion in funding to more than 1,000 programs in more than 140 countries – an unprecedented investment. GBCHealth serves the role of Focal Point for the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) – a group of companies committed to supporting the Global Fund’s mission to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

Internship Description

The Global Fund PSD internship offers a hands-on learning opportunity for graduate and senior undergraduate students seeking exposure to corporate social responsibility and public health issues. The PSD Intern will be involved in researching companies’ engagement with HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria; tracking Global Fund programs, policies and announcements; assisting with preparation for Global Fund Board Meetings; drafting news items for website, newsletters and print publications; developing presentations and communication materials; summarizing reports; note-taking at meetings and teleconferences; copy-editing print publications produced by the department and conducting ad-hoc research on Global Fund issues as needed. Also, the intern will at times perform administrative duties, including organizing correspondence, managing event logistics, coordinating e-mail and print mailings, arranging travel, and providing database support/maintenance.

This internship will span four months from October through December with the *possibility for an earlier start in September*. All interested candidates should be available part-time (minimum 20 hours per week). The intern will report to the PSD Focal Point, Cassie Dormond.

Communications:

  • Monthly PSD e-reader: monitor the Global Fund website, PSD mailbox and other sources for new and relevant communication to share with Advisory Group, draft the monthly summary email.
  • PSD newsletter: assist with drafting articles.
  • PSD web page: assist in drafting GF/PSD specific articles for the GBCHealth website.
  • PSD marketing materials: update the PSD PowerPoint presentation, contact lists and one-pager, as needed.

Events (virtual and in-person):

  • Quarterly calls: track participants and take notes for calls.
  • Other teleconferences: track participants and take notes for Strategy/Finance/Procurement/Health Systems Strengthening task force calls and other calls, as needed.
  • Global Fund Board Meetings: track participants, draft report summaries and assist with PowerPoint presentation.
  • Event takeaways: draft summary reports for PSD events (for Focal Point review) to share with Advisory Group and on GBCHealth’s website.

Information management:

  • Prepare meeting and conference call notes for review.
  • Assist in tracking PSD member information – participation in meetings and teleconferences, communications received, invoice payment, value delivered and other activities.
  • Ensure PSD and GF folders on the GBCHealth shared drive are organized and up-to-date.
  • Update Salesforce with PSD activities and engagement with companies.

Research and briefing:

  • Summarize Global Fund documents and Audit reports for dissemination to Advisory Group, as needed.
  • Prepare company briefs and conduct research to identify potential new PSD members and/or private sector donors to the Global Fund.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in project management and managing competing priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multi-task and adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Strong writing, editing and research experience and skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in an international organization a plus
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com a plus

Appropriate for:

  • MPH graduate students
  • Recently graduated undergraduates with experience or interest in business and public health

Compensation:

  • GBCHealth’s Internship program provides students and professionals with a rich learning experience in a dynamic global organization.
  • The program is not salaried; however a modest stipend will be provided.

Application Details

Send your resume and cover letter to cdormond@gbchealth.org. In the subject line, enter “PSD Fall 2016” along with your first and last name. For example: PSD Fall 2016, Jane Doe.

No phone calls please. We will only respond to those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the internship description. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis; we suggest submitting applications as early as possible.


Malaria Program Internship

This position is based in New York, NY.

GBCHealth’s Malaria Portfolio

GBCHealth works with a number of private sector partners to drive partnerships for malaria control and elimination. We do this through the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), a GBCHealth-led coalition of companies with business interests in Africa, through the Private Sector Members Council (PSMC), a constituency group of corporate leaders mobilizing private sector support of the global malaria partnership community, and through the private sector constituency of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, a group of companies bringing the business voice to shape the strategy of the leading funding agency in global health.

GBCHealth provides a forum for business to engage with and build relationships with other malaria-focused private sector, government and civil society stakeholders. Through these distinct, but interconnected streams of work, GBCHealth is able to drive impactful partnerships and bring the private sector’s perspective to policy and advocacy discussions in global fora.

Internship Description

GBCHealth is seeking an intern to support our malaria portfolio immediately through the end of the summer. This internship program offers a hands-on, substantive experience which will help corporate partners to drive a sustainability agenda around global health. Through our CAMA work, we provide strategic guidance to our network on workplace and community programs; develop industry and regional (geographical) strategies for corporate action; identify and broker partnerships (business-to-business as well as public-private partnerships); and convene partners at regional and global events. Through the PSMC we manage and coordinate the private sector group working closely with the malaria Partnership (formerly Roll Back Malaria Partnership), overseeing the governance of the group, conducting leadership elections, managing conflicts of interest and developing and updating bylaws to for the PSMC relationship with the malaria Partnership.

In addition to supporting CAMA and the PSMC, the intern will assist in tracking global malaria updates and activities. Regular duties may include assisting in preparations for meetings, drafting content for the GBCHealth website, newsletters and print publications; developing presentations and communication materials; summarizing reports; supporting the organization and execution of meetings and teleconferences, and conducting ad-hoc research on malaria-related issues as needed. The intern will also perform administrative duties, including organizing correspondence, managing event logistics, coordinating e-mail and print mailings, arranging travel, and providing database support/maintenance.

Interns will also have the opportunity to learn about and support other GBCHealth programmatic areas including the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Adolescent and Child Health (RMNCAH) and the Health Credit Exchange (HCX) portfolios.

GBCHealth is committed to the professional development of its highly-qualified intern cohorts, and GBCHealth staffs provide networking opportunities and recommendations for successful interns.

Primary Responsibilities

The Malaria intern will assist the CAMA and PSMC Program Officers  and the Vice President in all facets of planning and implementing 2016 events and activities, including (but not limited to):

  • Assist drafting articles for issues briefs, newsletters and website, including conducting background research
  • Assist in drafting proposals for support from companies and partners
  • Support the planning/coordinating of events, including coordinating with venues, communicating with participants, drafting invitations, and managing logistics
  • Preparing of notes and minutes coming out of events and meetings with members and partners
  • Conducting research on prospective companies to join the CAMA and PSMC and assist in the development of outreach material
  • Conducting research on current news in the malaria space of relevance to private sector members
  • Assist with database management to keep track of GBCHealth offerings through the SalesForce platform
  • Assist with preparation of summaries of policy documents and documents for the malaria Partnership Board
  • Assist in the preparation of regular update emails to CAMA and PSMC members, monitoring the program mailbox, tracking communications from malaria Working Groups, Committees and Task Forces as well as new outlets and journals.

Qualifications:

  • Appropriate for recently graduated undergraduates, or current graduate students, with experience or interest in business and public health
  • Excellent writing, communication and research skills suitable for varied audiences (corporate, NGO and academia);
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a small team environment;
  • Strong organizational skills, close attention to detail, ability to multi-task and be proactive;
  • Experience in project management and managing competing priorities;
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Experience working in an international organization a plus.
  • Availability to work a minimum of 3 days/week (20+ hours), ideally full time (30 hours/week)

Compensation:

  • GBCHealth’s Internship program provides students and professionals with a rich learning experience in a dynamic global organization.
  • Interns will receive a modest stipend.

Application Instructions

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to marbogast@gbchealth.org.  In the subject line, please enter “GBCHealth, Malaria Program Intern” along with your first and last name. For example: GBCHealth, Malaria Program Intern, Jane Doe. We will only respond to those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the internship description.


Communications Internship

This position is based in New York, NY.

The Communications team works to bring visibility to the organization’s commitment to improved health, serve as a platform to share best practices and knowledge on business engagement in global health, and promote collaborate partnerships with our stakeholders (corporate, NGOs, multilaterals and governments). The team directs GBCHealth’s marketing, communications, media outreach and organizational events. GBCHealth leverages the private sector’s unique skills and expertise – including workplace and community programs, core competencies, leadership and advocacy, and public-private partnerships – to increase the range and quality of action on global health. We are turning business assets into disease-fighting assets and are looking for someone to help us tell our story, both on our website and in our outreach to the media.

GBCHealth is committed to the professional development of its highly-qualified intern cohorts, and GBCHealth staffs provide networking opportunities and recommendations for successful interns.

Internship Description

GBCHealth interns are highly skilled and greatly relied upon by staff. Managers work with interns to establish goals and interests, and meet throughout the internship to discuss development opportunities. Interns often work across teams and on a wide variety of projects, giving them an excellent opportunity to participate in the inner-workings of an international NGO.

This intern will support Communications staff in developing content for website and publications: drafting and fact-checking articles for the GBCHealth newsletter and website; support writing and editing of GBCHealth reports and helping to develop press releases. The intern will also support media relations outreach, including researching journalists and developing target lists. This position also requires project management of all website content requests (i.e. edits to a page on www.gbchealth.org or need for a news article to be posted to the site), which involves making edits to the website and routing other writing/editing tasks to the appropriate team member.

Each internship term will span four months with the possibility for an extension through to the next term. All interested candidates should be available full-time (minimum 40 hours per week).

Key Skills Required: 

  • Strong writing, editing and research skills (non-academic style)
  • Ability to manage and prioritize projects with multiple and often competing deadlines
  • Meticulous, strong attention to detail
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work independently, under supervision and in a team-based and goal-oriented environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience using Vocus or similar media relations tools, or a willingness to learn
  • Experience using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube for an organization/corporation

Qualifications:

  • Background in communications, business marketing, media relations or public health preferred
  • Excellent writing, communication and research skills suitable for varied audiences (corporate, NGO and academia);
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Strong organizational skills, close attention to detail, ability to multi-task and be proactive;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including a strong working knowledge of database management;
  • Experience working in an international organization a plus.
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com and social media (Facebook, twitter, etc.)
  • Experience using InDesign, Dreamweaver and/or Adobe Photoshop preferred.
  • Working/Advanced knowledge of HTML preferred.

Appropriate for:

This internship is appropriate for an undergraduate or graduate school student with a strong desire to expand previous writing and editing experience, as well as further develop media relations and public relations work essential to nonprofit communications work. Ideal candidate has journalism experience.

Compensation:

  • GBCHealth’s Internship program provides students and professionals with a rich learning experience in a dynamic global organization.
  • The program is not salaried; however a modest stipend will be provided.

Application Instructions

Please include three writing samples produced within the last two years. Also, clearly indicate your skill level in HTML, Dreamweaver, InDesign and/or Photoshop, in your CV or cover letter.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to npatel@gbchealth.org.  In the subject line, please enter “GBCHealth, Communications Intern” along with your first and last name. For example: GBCHealth, Communications Intern, Jane Doe.

No phone calls please. We will only respond to those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the internship description. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis; we suggest applying as early as possible.



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