Monday, April 23, 2012

Public Education and Outreach Intern, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), Washington, D.C.

Public Education and Outreach Intern, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP),
Washington, D.C.

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), a leading service provider and advocate for
people with a spectrum of disabilities, is looking for an energetic and
ambitious intern to assist with UCP’s public education initiatives, and
information and referral (I&R) related tasks, on the External Affairs
team in the national office in Washington, D.C.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:
 •Research and help develop content for public education and outreach
 •Respond to requests from individuals looking for disability related
information and services and enter into database.
 •Create and update web content.
 •Update and maintain state resource guides.
 •Help with administrative tasks and other misc. duties, as needed.

Among the many advantages of working here include the metro-accessible
location at Farragut North and Farragut West in the heart of Washington
D.C.; friendly, hard-working staff; flexibility – we want you to enjoy
your internship so the program is tailored to your strengths and

Candidates should have experience in an office setting, be flexible,
organized, detail-oriented, a team player with willingness to pitch in
where help may needed, and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with information dissemination/health communications and/or
disability issues are ideal.

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please email your
resume; cover letter, including availability (start dates and weekly
hours/schedule); and a writing sample to your
qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you to schedule an
interview. Please note that our internships are for credit only, and
though we can provide a small stipend for transportation, we cannot
provide a stipend for lodging or living expenses.

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