Employment & Internships

2018 Summer Undergraduate Intern

In partnership with the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Non-Profit Internship Program, the NCIOM is recruiting for a full-time paid undergraduate summer intern. Students who are Pell grant-eligible college and university students enrolled in four-year institutions across the state are eligible to apply.


The NCIOM intern will assist with ongoing projects related to accountable care communities, early childhood maltreatment prevention, the journal we co-publish, the NCMJ, and other work. This position will involve working on literature reviews, helping to arrange task force meetings, taking minutes and writing meeting summaries, and editing documents. The student will have an opportunity to work with North Carolina health and policy leaders in identifying policy solutions to important health problems facing the state. The student may also have the opportunity to write sections of task force reports or issue briefs and will be involved with updating prior task force reports.


The summer position with the NCIOM/NCMJ will require a minimum commitment of fulltime (40 hours) for 8 weeks during the course of the summer. The position is located at the NCIOM office in Morrisville, NC.


Eligible students must be:

  • A rising sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled full-time in a four-year North Carolina college or university; OR
  • A rising sophomore, junior or senior North Carolina resident enrolled full-time in a four-year accredited college outside the state; AND
  • Pell grant-eligible in the academic year in which they apply for NPIP. As a part of the application process, students will be asked to upload their Student Aid Report verifying their Pell grant eligibility. Students can access this document through their FAFSA login. Click here for further directions. Students ineligible for a Pell grant due to documentation issues or criminal conviction may be eligible and should contact Jose Oliva.

For more information, check the Non-Profit Internship Program FAQs.

Students of color are encouraged to apply.


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred applicants will have done undergraduate coursework in health policy, public policy, public health, or a closely related field of study, and have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing/editing skills.

How to Apply

Apply online at http://bit.ly/2zPBRae