Deadline: October 15, 2018

Gretchen Gaskill

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The National Health Law Program  is pleased to announce the Spitzer Summer Internship Program in honor of past Executive Director Emily Spitzer.  Up to three law students will be awarded Spitzer Internships, with the positions divided among NHeLP's offices in Washington, DC, Carrboro, NC, and Los Angeles, CA.

Qualifications, Activities, and Remuneration

National Health Law Program seeks a 2L (who will be rising 3Ls during the internship summer) students who have a proven and demonstrated commitment to social justice and an interest in working toward the expansion and protection of health care access for low-income and underserved populations. We particularly seek applicants who have personal or professional experience and understanding of equity issues to help us further our goals. 

Spitzer Interns will work closely with National Health Law Program staff attorneys who are among the most experienced, knowledgeable, and respected health law advocates in the nation. National Health Law Program attorneys work collaboratively across offices and all engage in the primary work of the organization – providing high quality advice and support to state-based health lawyers, administration officials, and policy makers. All of our offices engage in federal administrative advocacy, litigation, and state-based advocacy, however opportunities to participate in litigation may be greater in our Carrboro, NC office, opportunities to work on California state policy may be greater in Los Angeles and opportunities to work on national policy may be greater in Washington, DC.

Spitzer Interns will receive up to $10,000 for 10 weeks of work. The specific amounts will be determined on a case by case basis taking into consideration other funding that is available to the intern and restrictions that are attached to it.

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