At GBCHealth, our employees are our most valuable asset in supporting business sector efforts to improve global health. GBCHealth seeks highly qualified and deeply dedicated employees to support our member companies, to communicate our insights and thought leadership, and to add value and spirit to our global workplace community.
GBCHealth is currently seeking to fill the following openings:
Summer-Fall 2013 | Full-Time: June - December
About the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD):
At GBCHealth, we host the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) – a group of leading companies and private sector organizations committed to supporting the Global Fund’s mission to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. For more information on the PSD, please visit http://goo.gl/we6HI .
This internship will span three months from mid-June through the end of August with the *possibility for an extension through mid-December*. All interested candidates should be available full-time (9 am – 6 pm). The intern will work with both the PSD and Membership Teams as needed.
The intern’s responsibilities are:
About the Membership Team:
This team advises members on the best business approaches to fighting health challenges. We provide strategic guidance on workplace and community programs; develop industry and regional strategies for corporate action; identify and broker partnerships; and convene members at regional and global events. This internship offers a hands-on, substantive experience contributing to the organization's membership services, business development, events and thought leadership to support GBCHealth activities globally. Responsibilities will include:
How to Apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. In the subject line, enter the internship opportunity you are applying for along with your first and last name. For example: PSD & Membership Internship Summer/Fall 2013, Jane Doe. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis; we suggest submitting applications as early as possible.
Fall 2013 | Full time: September - December
Internship Description & Primary Responsibilities: GBCHealth is seeking an intern to work in the Membership & Advisory Services department, with a specific focus on GBCHealth's 2014 Business Action on Health Awards. The Awards will be presented in May 2014 to companies whose programs are making an outstanding contribution to addressing urgent global health needs around the world.
The Awards intern will assist staff in the Membership and Communications departments in all facets of planning and implementing the 2014 Awards, including (but not limited to):
If the successful candidate chooses to stay on for the Spring, s/he will also be involved with: planning and executing the award presentations; correspondence with honorees and presenters; producing presentations and communications materials; and writing and editing case studies of winning programs. Candidates with a strong public health background may also participate in the internal review of awards applications.
The Awards internship includes exciting opportunities to interact with leaders in business, multilaterals and NGOs on health-related issues. A strong interest or background in public health is highly desired.
Additional Responsibilities: The Awards intern may also be asked to assist on non-awards related tasks within the Membership Department. The Department’s overall priorities are to provide strategic guidance to GBCHealth members on workplace and community programs; develop industry and regional (geographical) strategies for corporate action; identify and broker partnerships (business-to-business as well as public-private partnerships; and convene members at regional and global events.
Interns in the Membership department will learn about global health issue areas and corporate social investment strategies. They will be involved in researching companies’ engagement with diseases such as HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, diabetes and maternal health; supporting member events; drafting website content; developing presentations and communication materials; and copy-editing print publications. Interns will at times perform administrative duties, including assisting in the organization of events, coordinating e-mail and print mailings, and helping with database maintenance.
Desired Qualifications: • Experience in project management and balancing competing priorities • Strong attention to detail • High degree of organization • Ability to multitask and adapt in a dynamic environment • Enthusiasm and interest for the work required • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office tools • Experience with databases (Salesforce a plus) • Strong writing, editing and research skills • Prior global health coursework.
Appropriate for: • The majority of internship positions within the department are appropriate for a MPH or MBA graduate student with experience in public health and/or corporate social responsibility. This position would be appropriate for a highly qualified and motivated undergraduate or recent graduate with an interest and passion for what we do. Preference will be given to candidates that are available full time during business hours (9am - 6pm), but part time applicants will also be considered. GBCHealth Interns must have permission to work in the United States.
GBCHealth is committed to the professional development of its interns and offers training opportunities such as “101” seminars on key health topics, training in effective public speaking, career development, etc. Additionally, GBCHealth staff provide networking opportunities and recommendations for successful interns.
How to apply:
GBCHealth is a coalition of the world’s leading companies and organizations committed to investing their resources to making a healthier world for their employees, for the communities in which they work, and for the world at large. GBCHealth, formerly the Global Business on AIDS, TB and Malaria, was established in 2001 by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Ambassador Richard Holbrooke to mobilize the business community to address the world’s most pressing global health challenges.
This highly competitive, full-time internship begins in September, extending through mid-December (with the possibility of continuing for the academic year).
Applicants should have knowledge, experience, and interest in one or all the following areas: HIV and AIDS, TB, Malaria, Maternal Child Health, Reproductive Health and Non-Communicable Disease. In addition to other responsibilities, the intern will be specifically charged with supporting the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA).
This internship program offers a hands-on, substantive experience which will help member corporations to drive a sustainability agenda around global health. The internship is offered by the GBCHealth Content Team, the hub of global health expertise that takes the lead in driving public health content, resources and guidance within the organization and among GBCHealth’s 200+ members.
This is a dynamic team whose role it is to advise members about the best business approaches to fighting health challenges that yields impact for both the company's bottom line and for global health outcomes. We provide strategic guidance to GBCHealth members on workplace and community programs; develop industry and regional (geographical) strategies for corporate action; identify and broker partnerships (business-to-business as well as public-private partnerships; and convene members at regional and global events.
GBCHealth is committed to the professional development of its highly-qualified intern cohorts, and offers training opportunities on a monthly basis such as 101 seminars on key health topics, trainings on effective public speaking and presentations, etc. Additionally, GBCHealth staff provide networking opportunities and recommendations for successful interns.
The Public Health and Corporate Social Investment Interns will support both operation and content development of the membership team including but not limited to:
Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please enter “Public Health and Corporate Social Investment Intern” along with your first and last name. For example: Public Health and Corporate Social Investment Intern, Jane Doe.
No phone calls please. We will only respond to those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the internship description. The start date for the internship is September 9, 2013. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis; we suggest applying as early as possible.