fhi360 Intern, Communication Research & Evaluation in Washington, District Of Columbia

Serve as an intern in the FHI 360’s Social Marketing and Communication (SMC) department, a group of more than 50 staff dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through innovative social marketing and behavior change strategies to help clients implement programs and campaigns that work. SMC offers expertise in social marketing, health communication, social media, strategic partnerships, technical assistance, creative development, communication research and evaluation. FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. We seek qualified candidates for Intern, Communication Research & Evaluation in Washington, DC.

Major responsibilities:

  • Conduct document and website reviews for issues related to project activities. These will relate to diabetes prevention and management among populations at particular risk.

  • Conduct literature and resource searches and contribute to literature reviews related to diabetes prevention and management among populations at particular risk.

  • Assist technical staff with administrative tasks as assigned, including word processing, drafting routine correspondence, mail and express-mail and photocopying

  • Maintain specific activity files and other resource materials in an organized, accessible and up-to-date manner

  • Assist in data collection and computer data input as needed

  • Assist with data classification for research projects

  • Assist in project research, report, and presentation preparation and production

  • Assist with conference and workshop preparation

  • Assist with writing communication materials, including drafting web content

  • Opportunities to develop media outreach and social media skills


  • Education: At minimum, completed a Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Currently undertaking Master’s level education desirable.

  • Availability: At least 16 hours per week; up to 40 hours per week work available. Internship can start immediately.

  • Language: Spanish not required, but desirable


  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage details

  • Strong verbal and written communication capability

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.