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Internship Opportunities

The National Patient Advocate Foundation has unpaid internship positions available in Washington DC. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to PETERSON.NJAMUNGE@NPAF.ORG.


Key responsibilities:

The internship provides an opportunity to get involved in a variety of tasks including:

  • Program administrative support
  • Data collection and entry
  • General database administration
  • Volunteer correspondence and incentive system
  • Surveys and research
  • Support digital advocacy efforts
  • Webinars and teleconferences
  • Volunteer engagement tracking and recording
  • Development of volunteer materials
  • Other tasks as assigned



This is an unpaid position that provides a valuable opportunity to get involved – and to understand the important role that patient advocacy plays – in the American healthcare system. Undergraduate applicants based in or around Washington DC with a background or interest in public health/healthcare advocacy preferred.


Career Opportunities

We are always interested in working with people who are passionate about patient access to quality, affordable health care, and encourage all interested people to consider becoming a volunteer.

Also, view career opportunities at our sister organization, Patient Advocate Foundation, here.