Health Network is a non-profit educational organization comprised
of physicians, researchers, public health workers, individuals
and other health professionals. MHN is committed to improving
the health and wellness of men through education campaigns, data
collection and work with health care providers to provide better
programs and funding on menís health needs.
MHN is seeking interns to be directly involved
with our mission of promoting
health needs and the overall well being of men and their
families. With offices located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, MHN
works to educate policy makers, the media, and the public on the
health crisis facing today's men and the need for both men and
women to know about male specific diseases and how male health
problems affect the workplace, the economy, and family and other
MHN advocacy resulted
in the passage of National Men's Health Week (NMHW) in 1994, recognized
as the week leading up to and including Fathers Day.
Spring interns will be involved in planning for NMHW, the
Congressional Menís Health Screenings, cancer appropriations advocacy,
community health screenings, as well as raising grassroots support
for legislation to create an Office of Menís Health at the Department
of Health and Human Services.
Hear others talk about the MHN Experience:
This internship opportunity could include,
but not be limited to:
Development of original health informational
brochures and literature hand-outs
Represent MHN at trade shows and public
Internet correspondence with various health
Research issues such as:
Health disparities in education
and medical research
Family issues such as adoption, child abuse,
custody, foster care and welfare
is a hands-on experience in public policy.
include enthusiasm, basic computer skills, confidence in written
and oral communication skills and being an independent initiator.
Work hours are negotiable and flexible.
A learning plan is tailored to best suit your interests
upon arrival at the Menís Health Network.
you are interested please contact our office:
and return by mail an
or contact our office:
Men's Health Network
202-543-6461 ext. 101