Coordinator, Programs Administration
External Affairs Intern

Coordinator, Programs Administration

The Coordinator, Programs Administration, is a full-time early-career professional position. As part of the dynamic Programs Division team, the Coordinator supports the mission of cancer prevention and early detection across the diversity of programs in research, education and community outreach. Core responsibilities include communications with internal and external audiences, generation of documents (reports, spreadsheets and presentations), Internet research and literature reviews, maintenance of electronic files, and support of planning for an annual national conference; special projects and other duties as assigned.  

The salary is $36,000 with a good benefits package.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and one year’s experience in administrative support of a small group of professionals

Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication; familiarity with use of data; good initiative and follow-through; and strong organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Good grasp of Microsoft Office and some experience with Survey Monkey. Tech literacy (e.g., social media platforms, fitness trackers) or Spanish-language skills a plus.

To apply: Email cover letter with salary history and attached resume to Karen.Peterson@preventcancer.org with Subject: Coordinator, Programs Administration, or fax to Attention: K. Peterson at 703.836.4413. Deadline to apply is 5 pm ET on Friday June 17, 2016. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is located near the King Street Metro stop in Old Town Alexandria, VA; no moving allowance is available. For further information about the Foundation, go to www.preventcancer.org. Please, no phone calls. 

External Affairs Intern

Send to: Christine.Walters@preventcancer.org. Please list “Intern Inquiry” in the subject line and include the information below as well as a cover letter and resume. All candidates must interview either in person or through a conference call.

Required Information:

  • Full Name

  • Current University Name

  • Current School Year

  • Undergraduate: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student

  • Anticipated Graduation Date

  • Hours Needed per Semester

  • Potential Start/End Dates

  • Other Degree(s) and/or Credentials Obtained

  • Email Address

  • Phone Number

  • Mailing Address

  • City, State, Zip

Primary Interest Area:

  • Development

  • External Affairs (Communications, Marketing, and Advocacy) Programs

  • Would you like to receive school credit rather than a stipend? Yes No

Potential interns should address the following questions in their cover letter:

  • Why do you want to intern at the Prevent Cancer Foundation?

  • What are your qualifications and relevant experience?

  • What do you wish to accomplish as an intern for the Prevent Cancer Foundation?

  • What are your career goals?

  • Where have you previously interned, worked, or gained relevant professional experience?