Communications Intern

Aids Healthcare Foundation Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 weeks ago



Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people's lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

AHF's core values are to be:

  • Patient-Centered

  • Value Employees

  • Respect for Diversity

  • Nimble

  • Fight for What's Right

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AHF is currently seeking Interns for the 2020 Summer Internship Program: This is a Paid Summer internship from June 1st - August 28th The program will provide insight for students who have interest in the field.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Includes but is not limited to the following:

  • The Communications Intern contributes to AHF's mission by helping the Director of Communications in requested areas of communications and media relations. In this role, your main focus will be assisting in the development and implementation of overall communications and media relations efforts and strategies on behalf of AHF.

  • The objective in this role is to ensure that AHF remains on the cutting-edge in communicating its public and internal messaging as well as thoughtful stewardship of AHF's overall media image.

  • As a primary area of contribution, the individual in this role will help with drafting and editing of press releases, news advisories and online web content, planning and staging press events, creation and execution of content for, and participation in advocacy campaigns as well as other communications efforts.

  • You will need to have a high level of creativity, ability to incorporate constructive feedback, and finely-honed writing and communications skills with the ability to identify, and then focus on achieving key goals in order to develop our AHF and communications 'voice,' including our online, print, electronic and digital identity.

  • This role will help focus on creating and/or identifying content to share and promote through AHF's various digital platforms across the many AHF brands or business lines.

  • The Communications team will be enhanced by the Intern's innovation on programs and experience, which builds the Foundation's presence. This role will also help team members, clients and external stakeholders understanding of AHF's programs, projects and positions across AHF's multiple business lines.


  • Must be a fulltime student at an accredited 4-year college or post graduate

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Must commit to the full duration of the program and full-time hours

  • Must have exceptional computer skills

We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

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Communications Intern

Aids Healthcare Foundation