Job and Internship Opportunities

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.  HHS seeks skilled and motivated candidates for challenging and rewarding work combat human trafficking and modern slavery. 

 

Job Opportunities

For open job opportunities and positions, visit: www.usajobs.gov.

 

Internship Opportunities

Human Trafficking Health Policy Intern

The Human Trafficking Health Policy internship is located within the Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the second largest operating division within HHS.  The Human Trafficking Health Policy Intern will join ACF during a critical time of strengthening our nation’s response to all forms of modern slavery, implementing major commitments of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, including the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services to Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States.

The Human Trafficking Health Policy Intern will:

  • Support the SOAR to Health and Wellness initiative to train health care providers on human trafficking, including participation in inter-agency meeting.
  • Research health-related issues impacting victims of human trafficking and draft briefing memos which may have local, state, regional, or national implications.
  • Communicate with community stakeholders and draft public outreach materials.
  • Receive training and mentorship to advance professional and public service experiences.

Ideal candidates will have strong organizational, research, analytic and communication skills; orientation towards task execution and follow-through; ability to excel in a fast-paced environment with competing demands; and flexibility in performing work independently and as part of a team.  The position is an unpaid, voluntary internship for undergraduate and graduate students. 

Application Guidelines

  • Email cover letter and resume to Sheraud.Ashton@acf.hhs.gov with ‘Human Trafficking Health Policy Internship’ in the subject of the email.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Cover letter should describe background and interest in combating human trafficking and health issues.  Please also note dates of availability for internship.
  • Writing sample submission is optional

 

Human Trafficking Public Engagement Intern

The Human Trafficking Public Engagement internship is located within the Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the second largest operating division within HHS.  The Human Trafficking Public Engagement Intern will join ACF during a critical time of strengthening our nation’s response to all forms of modern slavery, implementing major commitments of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, including the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services to Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States.

The Human Trafficking Public Engagement Intern will:

  • Provide support for policy and public engagement opportunities to strengthen integration of anti-trafficking activities across ACF programs and offices
  • Support coordinated training and awareness raising efforts in regional and central offices and with federal interagency partners
  • Research emerging issues impacting victims of human trafficking and draft briefing memos which may have local, state, regional, or national implications
  • Communicate with community stakeholders and draft public outreach materials
  • Receive training and mentorship to advance professional and public service experiences

Ideal candidates will have strong organizational, research, analytic and communication skills; orientation towards task execution and follow-through; ability to excel in a fast-paced environment with competing demands; and flexibility in performing work independently and as part of a team. The position is an unpaid, voluntary internship for undergraduate and graduate students. 

Application Guidelines

  • Email cover letter and resume to Sheraud.Ashton@acf.hhs.gov with ‘Human Trafficking Public Engagement Internship’ in the subject of the email.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Cover letter should describe background and interest in combating human trafficking and health issues.  Please also note dates of availability for internship.
  • Writing sample submission is optional