Asian Liver Center 2009-2010 Internships
Created: 5 year(s) ago
Organization Name:
Asian Liver Center at Stanford University
Project Name:
2009-2010 Academic Year Internships
Contact Info:
Amy Yu
Outreach Coordinator
amyyu@stanford.edu
650-724-2923
Time:
Applications are due by Monday, September 28, 2009 at 11:59pm (PST).

Phone interviews will be held on October 1-2, 2009, and interns will be chosen by October 5, 2009.

You must be available for a mandatory Intern Retreat from October 9-11, 2009.
Location:
Stanford University
Details:
Do you have a passion for community service and an interest in Asian & Pacific Islander (API) health issues? Apply to be an Intern with the Asian Liver Center at the Stanford School of Medicine!

Interns will be involved in the following areas of work:

Community Outreach: Participate in grassroots community outreach by coordinating health fairs, giving educational presentations, and developing new community partners

High School and Collegiate Outreach: Help coordinate and execute the 8th Annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) on API health at Stanford University; Serve as an mentor to the Jade Ribbon Youth Council (JRYC) and high school Team HBV clubs; Help organize the first international collegiate Team HBV Conference at Stanford University

Communications and Media: Develop effective and innovative health marketing strategies to reach target communities by working with the media, community groups, health organizations, and partners

Event Planning and Fundraising: Plan the Annual 5K Run/Walk LIVERight in Golden Gate Park

Policy and Advocacy: Assist the Asian Liver Center’s advocacy efforts through letter-writing campaigns and development and follow-through of hepatitis B and API-specific legislation

Graphic Design and Visual Communications: Develop multimedia, posters, banners, public service advertisements, educational materials, and interactive medium for the Jade Ribbon Campaign. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator is required. (If interested in this area, please include samples.)

Global Health: Help coordinate and plan the first Members Meeting of the Asia and Pacific Alliance to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis (APAVH); Organize the second annual APAVH Partners’ Meeting; Work with and help start new international Team HBV chapters, especially in the Western Pacific and South East Asia regions

Tech and Web: Update the Asian Liver Center website content, with structural and design changes. Assist in the development of new, interactive online databases and web searches. Previous experience in web design required. Familiarity with html, asp, javascript, and flash is recommended. Other suggested technical skills include: database creation and management using Filemaker Pro; digital video capture; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere. (If interested in this area, include examples of your work as hardcopies, or include the URLs in your application.)

Fluency in an Asian language (Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog or Thai) is preferred, although not required.

Time commitment is 7-10 hours a week for part-time interns.

These are paid internships.

To apply, please submit the following via email:
1. Application
2. Resume
3. Any required supplemental information (sample work for design or tech positions)

Application available at: liver.stanford.edu

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Organization: Asian Liver Center at Stanford University

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The Asian Liver Center at Stanford University is the first non-profit organization in the United States that addresses the high incidence of hepatitis B and liver cancer in Asians and Asian Americans. Founded in 1996, the center uses a three-pronged approach towards fighting hepatitis B through outr
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