The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) is seeking a full-time, one-year paid Policy and Research intern. MACPAC internship positions are intellectually challenging and require individual initiative and an ability to monitor and report on current health policy events and issues related to Medicaid and CHIP.
About the Commission
MACPAC is a Congressional support agency that provides independent, nonpartisan policy and data analysis on payment, access and other issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). MACPAC’s charge is to provide objective advice to the Congress on Medicaid and CHIP, the federal government’s largest programs providing health care coverage to low-income individuals. More information about MACPAC and its authorizing language is available at www.macpac.gov.
Policy and Research interns have knowledge of state and federal Medicaid and CHIP policy and program issues and assist with research projects on and information gathering for several Medicaid and CHIP policy issues to support Commission meetings and reports. Policy and Research interns are expected to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment, balance multiple project responsibilities, and have exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in health policy, health services research, public policy, public health, public administration, statistics, economics, or other related field.
All applicants for Policy and Research Internships must be U.S. citizens (or have applied for U.S. citizenship and naturalization).
A complete application package containing ALL required documents must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete packages will not be considered. A complete application package includes all items listed below.
1. Cover letter that includes:
Please indicate if you have or ever had a Federal security clearance identify the level and dates held. Employees at MACPAC are required to obtain a national security clearance.
2. Professional resume that includes:
3. Copy of academic transcript
Other important information
After submitting your application package for this position you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application materials. Applications will be reviewed as received on a rolling basis or after the closing date. Applicants not selected for further consideration will be notified via email when the selection process for the current session has been completed.
Salary for the Policy and Research Intern position will be commensurate with educational level and experience.
Please refer to www.macpac.gov for additional requirements and information regarding this opportunity.