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 The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) is a global public health organization dedicated to ensuring access to effective antibiotics and controlling antimicrobial resistance. Founded in 1981 and located on the Tufts Medical School Campus in Boston, APUA conducts a comprehensive program of public health research education and advocacy in conjunction with affiliated chapters in over 66 countries and in collaboration with leading national and international health organizations. All positions with the Alliance provide staff with an opportunity to learn more about non-profit organizations and this global health issue and to help find workable solutions.

Public Health Internship (Long-Term)--Global Public Health Project Coordinator 
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The APUA Internship program offers qualified applicants enjoyable and unique learning experiences in nonprofit administration, project management and public health research and education. Interns are assigned projects at the national and international level and receive broad exposure to all aspects of the organization. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience in developing public health research, education and surveillance projects, grant writing and take on considerable responsibility in managing projects.

Internship Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Public relations and communications management: draft press releases and articles, coordinate communications to national and international partners. Assist in coordination of APUA newsletters.
  • Support development of APUA website and educational materials.
  • Support in development and grant writing to major foundations, NIH and international corporations.
  • Support research and education projects: literature reviews, reports and fact sheet development.
  • Liaison with US, CDC and WHO stakeholders and media.
  • Program support, event planning and calendar management.
  • Meeting coordination and other administrative activities


Master's degree, or Bachelor's with equivalent work experience. Strong interest in public policy, public health and related issues. Experience in website development and html a plus but not required.

This is a part-time, six month position: 24 hours per week, 3 days per week (Honorarium - $600 per month.

Send CV/resume/cover letter addressed to Barbara Lapinskas to














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