Job Opportunities


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

The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) is seeking candidates for a graduate student intern that will play an integral role in carrying out a wide range of projects related to supporting publicly funded family planning and sexual health providers. Specifically, the candidate will assist in efforts to improve operational efficiency and enhance the capacity of family planning providers to deliver high-quality, evidence-based services in a variety of delivery settings.

NFPRHA is currently 100% remote work because of the COVID-19 pandemic; current staff resides in the District of Columbia and the following states: Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Iowa, and Colorado. As a result, only candidates that physically reside in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Iowa, and Colorado are eligible for consideration for this remote position.

The service delivery improvement (SDI) intern will commit 22.5 hours per week during the spring and summer 2021 semesters (March 2021 – August 2021). Start/end dates and working schedule are flexible. This intern will be required to virtually attend NFPRHA’s National Conference from April 12-14, 2021.

NFPRHA staff rely on interns to make substantive and supportive contributions to our work. The 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 research 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.
  • Help with data entry and data cleaning.
  • Track federal funding opportunities for members.
  • Attend briefings and meetings on behalf of staff.
  • 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.

Interns are paid $15/hour, overtime eligible, paid on federal holidays when scheduled to work, and receive three personal leave days per semester. NFPRHA will also work with student interns and their universities to provide credit for the internship if requested.

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, and interviews take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls.

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