Health Innovators Intern, The Aspen Institute (Remote; Washington, DC)


The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most critical challenges facing communities in the United States and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners.

<span “:=”” 12px”=””>The Health Innovators Fellowship’s mission is to develop a community of energized, values-driven leaders committed to finding viable solutions to confront U.S. health care’s problems. The Fellowship offers high-performing professionals a unique experience—the ability to connect with and learn from a diverse group of peers with whom they wouldn’t ordinarily interact while refining their own values and charting a course that empowers them to take action in new ways to improve health and health care in America. Fellows come from a wide variety of industries and sectors, ranging from medicine to venture capital to public health and beyond.

The Health Innovators Fellowship seeks an intern who can work directly with the Executive Director and Program Associate to support the administrative, scheduling, data management, and other key functions of the program. This position supports the day-to-day activities of the team in service of Fellow engagement, fundraising, communications, and administration. The intern’s projects and support will advance the Fellowship Program’s long-term goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Fundraising: track fundraising outreach and other information, including uploading this data into Salesforce; drafting/editing fundraising documents; supporting preparation for fundraising events and other fundraising work
  • COVID-19-related efforts: track Fellow work and share articles with communications team to add to HIF website
  • Administration: organize, reconcile, and submit financial expenses; scheduling for Executive Director
  • Additional projects: Salesforce and website inventory and maintenance; working with the Leadership Division’s communications team to update websites and collateral as needed; support Executive Director’s work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and projects; craft newsletters to share key program updates and Fellow news with Fellows


  • Exceptional organizational skills for tracking, monitoring, data entry, and scheduling
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity of digital tools: Zoom, Outlook, and Excel required; Salesforce, Doodle, Concur, iContact, inDesign, Canva strongly preferred
  • Strong interest in the work and mission of the Aspen Institute and the Health Innovators Fellowship
  • Proactive and solutions-oriented nature: while carrying out tasks, the intern should also consider how processes can be improved and bring forward potential solutions
  • Excellent cultural competence and experience working directly with constituents from diverse racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and geographic backgrounds.


For more information and to apply, click here.

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