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TRCC Hiring Spring 2023 Communications Intern

TRCC Communications Internship Opportunity

The Root Cause Coalition is seeking an energetic, responsible undergraduate intern to work on digital strategy and communications. In this position, interns will be given day-to-day responsibilities to help integrate them into the core work of the team. The intern will contribute to advancing the Coalition’s mission to end the systemic root causes of health inequities by providing support on a variety of projects and maintaining daily organizational routines and procedures within the team.

Essential Job Functions

  • Help draft essential communications pieces, including website copy, emails, blog posts and more

  • Support TRCC’s social media presence by drafting copy and formatting posts across key channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

  • Brainstorm and create engaging and shareable social media graphics

  • Monitor TRCC’s website content to ensure it remains up-to-date and accurate

  • Assist with promotion of TRCC podcast

  • Craft and revise TRCC’s editorial calendar

  • Monitor online feedback on social media channels and convey questions and concerns

  • Participate in team meetings

  • Assist with promotion for the Coalition’s larger events including, but not limited to, the National Summit, Advocacy Day and regional summits.

  • Other duties as assigned by TRCC staff


  • Current Junior or Senior at an accredited college.

  • Pursuing a degree and/or have experience in a relevant field such as communications, marketing or public relations

  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Canva or other design software.

  • Interest in non‐profits, health equity, hunger, public health, advocacy, research and/or healthcare.

  • Available to work 20‐30 hours per week.

To Apply: Stipend provided, remote work welcome; Please submit a cover letter, two professional references, and resume in PDF form via email to Please reference “Coalition Communications Internship Application” in the subject line of the email.

About Us: Established in 2015, the Root Cause Coalition is a non-profit, member-driven organization comprised of more than 100 leading health systems, hospital associations, foundations, businesses, national and community nonprofits, health insurers, academic institutions, local governments and policy centers. The Coalition works to achieve health equity through cross-sector collaboration in advocacy, education and research. In support of this mission, the Coalition seeks to uphold its four core values: Focusing on Community Change, Advancing Authentic Collaboration, Scaling Innovative Solutions, and Engaging and Learning from Communities.


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