You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Policy & Advocacy Intern.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
You have a genuine curiosity for people, politics, and policy. You have experience that demonstrates attention to detail, asking critical questions, and seeking out information that isnâ™t readily available.
You take pride in your work while keeping perspective and donâ™t take yourself too seriously. You want to be part of something bigger than yourself.
System Service: is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.
Compensation and Schedule: The internship provides an hourly compensation range of $16.75 - $23.00. The status of the position could either be Part Time, with a minimum of 20 hours per week, or Full Time with a minimum of 36 hours per week. There will be a set schedule with some flexibility to work around other school, family or work obligations. The internship can begin as early as December, 2020 and go through June 2021.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
The greatest benefit of this position is the opportunity for hands on learning about policy making and the direct implications that statuses and regulations have on the ability to provide high-quality patient care at a lower cost.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As the SCL Health Policy and Advocacy Intern, you will:
Be exposed to federal and state (including Colorado, Montana, and Kansas) healthcare issues
Monitor the introduction of legislation, ballot initiatives, and resolutions
Monitor and summarize committee hearings, testimony, floor debates, press conferences, media interviews
Research legislation, policy issues, public health, and population health metrics
Monitor social media posts specific to a policy issue or legislation
Monitor Joint Budget Committee hearings and briefings
Monitor regulatory hearings and briefings
Support the development of advocacy outreach and campaigns
Research analytical tools and applying to current legislation and rules
Research legislators, elected officials, advocacy organizations, political committees
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Enrollment in a Graduate or Undergraduate degree program in: Public Health, Political Science, Economics, Journalism/Media/Communications, Public Policy, Social Work, Psychology, Pre-Med, Nursing, Business (Management, Finance, Admin).
Two yearsâ™ experience working in a professional setting
Previous experience in healthcare, preferred
Your next move
Now that you know more about being a Policy & Advocacy Intern on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20005689
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.