Job Opportunities


Supervisor: Director, Executive Office
Status: Non-Exempt, Intern - Paid

NFPRHA is seeking candidates for a Service Delivery Improvement graduate student internship for the spring 2019 term. This intern will be integral to carrying out a wide range of projects related to supporting publicly funded family planning providers’ efforts to improve operational efficiency and enhance their capabilities to deliver high-quality, evidence-based services in a variety of delivery settings.

The Service Delivery Improvement Intern will commit 22.5 hours per week during the Spring 2019 semester (January 2019 to May 2019). Start/end dates and working schedule are flexible. This intern will be required to attend the National Conference from March 17-20, 2019 in Washington, DC; staff will work with student interns to accommodate for class schedules during this time.

NFPRHA staff rely on interns to make substantive and supportive contributions to our work. The Service Delivery Improvement (SDI) Intern will support staff with key responsibilities over the course of the semester including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with resource development;
  • Conduct literature reviews;
  • Support SDI staff conducting trainings, speaking engagements, and other events, including logistics, content management, and tracking;
  • Collate and analyze evaluations from trainings and other events;
  • Research and draft articles for NFPRHA's weekly newsletter;
  • Monitor and track industry news;
  • Track federal funding opportunities for members;
  • Attend briefings and meetings on behalf of staff; and
  • Update NFPRHA’s website.


  • Steadfast commitment to NFPRHA's mission.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Capacity to accept feedback and adjust as needed.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to adjust strategies in real time.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on projects with multiple supervisors.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.
  • Innovative thinker who is interested in sharing and implementing new ideas.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Comfort working with computer software and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic HTML knowledge or an interest in learning.
  • Ability and desire to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Desire to gain nonprofit experience.
  • Self-starter.
  • Graduate coursework in public health, health administration, or related field.


The internship is paid. NFPRHA will also work with student interns and their universities to provide credit for the internship if requested. Graduate student supervision is available for a variety of fields.

To apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Illysa Schrager at; please include “Service Delivery Improvement Internship” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls.

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