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Pan American Health Organization’s Publishing Internship

Do you need experience in publishing to better both your professional and personal credentials? If so, then you should not miss the opportunity to pursue this publishing internship at Pan American Health Organization.

The program welcomes students who are ready to spend their 3 to 6 months in Washington, D.C. It aims to train young and energetic individuals interested in providing services to the Organization on a voluntary basis.

During your time here, you will work on a variety of publishing-based tasks and projects both independently and with the team. The work you will do here will help you gain a deep insight into the various areas of publishing.

Pan American Health Organization is an international public health agency headquartered in Washington, D.C. It has been working to improve the health and living standards of the people of the Americas through its work since it was founded on 2 December 1902. It is a subsidiary of the World Health Organization and Organization of American States.


Internship Location:

The internship will be located in Washington, D.C.

Internship Duration:

The length of this program is 3 to 6 months.

Internship Benefits:

You will get:

  • Volunteer work
  • Training workshops
  • Mentorship from the top professionals
  • Collaborative and fun working environment
  • Professional networking
  • Flexible working hours

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have the following skills and experience:

  • Meet the PAHO internship program requirements
  • University coursework and/or practical experience in communications, digital media, journalism, marketing or other related fields.
  • Excellent written and spoken command of English and/or Spanish
  • Interest in publishing and editorial processes
  • Strong writing skills; able to draft, rewrite, and edit in English and/or Spanish
  • Interest in pursuing a career in international development or public health, particularly in Publishing, Communications, or Knowledge Management
  • Teamwork skills; sensitivity to working in a multicultural environment
  • Practical experience would be an asset

Eligible Country:

Ideal applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, or a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or has a valid visa with an Employment Authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), or has sponsored by PAHO with a G-4 visa.

Application Deadline:

The applications will close on 30 June every year.

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