Community Engagement Intern
Washington, DC corporate office OR Remote/Hybrid
This is a part-time position, 20-25 hours per week, with a pay rate of $17/hour. We are open to
providing academic credit for this position where applicable. This is a remote position, but interns
are welcomed and encouraged to work from our D.C. office.
About the Role
Pyxis Partners, a Washington, DC based health advocacy consulting firm, is seeking a Community Engagement Intern to join our team that supports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program. All of Us is a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health. Our team’s work is focused on ensuring that the All of Us participant community is reflective of the diversity of the U.S. We do this by reaching, educating and motivating communities historically underrepresented in biomedical research – directly and in partnership with key stakeholders and community influencers - to learn more about the program and enroll. To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.
Attend meetings with community partners and prepare follow-up emails including call summaries, action items, notes, slides and recordings
Provide support to the engagement team by developing and maintaining/tracking documents of target market activities
Support market coordinators in their work to implement engagement and communications strategies in target markets
Communicate with external stakeholders (i.e., sending out meeting notes, next steps)
Conduct research and draft memos, slides, etc. to support engagement efforts
Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program or recently graduated
Interest in and/or experience with community engagement
Able to work in a fast-paced environment, problem solve, and prioritize competing requests
Attentive to detail and committed to delivering high-quality work products
Able to work independently and possesses strong organizational skills
Able to collaborate and work with a diverse team
Strong research skills and ability to present research in a concise way to support community organizations
Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiastic, willing to learn and enjoys a team-based culture
About the Company
Pyxis Partners works at the intersection of policy, advocacy, and engagement. We develop and advance creative solutions to define pathways to progress, anchored in a commitment to improving the lives of others, building communities up, and fueled by a collective passion for lifting the voice of those that have been underrepresented. We are a team of change agents, relentless advocates, creative problem solvers, trusted community connectors, skilled relationship developers and accomplished bridge builders.
Pyxis Partners is an equal opportunity employer affording all employees and job applicants’ fair and equal treatment. Pyxis Partners complies with the letter and spirit of all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, including discrimination based on race, age, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status and disabilities.