Employment & Internships

Summer 2019 Undergraduate Health Policy Internship

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, in partnership with the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Non-Profit Internship Program, is recruiting for a competitive, paid, 8 week, full-time undergraduate summer internship. Students who are Pell grant-eligible college and university students enrolled in four-year institutions across the state are eligible to apply. More details are available online here.


The NCIOM intern will assist with ongoing projects including Healthy North Carolina 2030, serious illness care, perinatal care, 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 intern may also have the opportunity to write sections of reports. The intern will have an opportunity to work with North Carolina health and policy leaders in identifying policy solutions to important health problems facing the state. To apply, please fill out the Non-Profit Internship Program Application and indicate an interest in working for the NCIOM.


Deadline for applications is February 11 at noon.

Summer 2019 Graduate Digital Communications Internship

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine is looking for an intern to work with us on our social communication operations and strategy. This is a paid, full-time opportunity for 8 weeks during the course of the summer.


The ideal candidate will be a graduate student in communications, journalism, digital media, or public health or related field with experience and interest in using social media to engage a community around discussions of health policy. You should have an understanding of best practices for digital social communication, from engaging followers on Twitter to getting people to click on a LinkedIn post or Instagram video, and an interest in building that skill through work in the nonprofit space. The intern will work closely with the North Carolina Medical Journal Managing Editor/Communications Specialist and interact with other project directors depending on their digital communication needs.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to kaitlin_phillips@nciom.org.


Deadline for applications is March 1 at noon.