Paragon is seeking a part-time (around 10-15 hours / week based on applicant’s availability), in-person Intern to work closely with the team in Arlington, VA. There will be flexibility for telework as needed. This is a wonderful opportunity for those looking to gain firsthand health care research experience.

Intern Responsibilities include:  

  • Drafting social media posts
  • Researching health care policy topics 
  • Proofreading Paragon publications 
  • Formatting Powerpoints and Excel spreadsheets
  • Completing weekly website and social media analytics reports

Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Well organized and professional demeanor
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Can-do attitude 
  • Team player


  • Interest in a legal and/or public policy career
  • Social media experience 
  • Experience with basic statistical analysis and research

If interested, please submit the following to

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Original writing sample
  • 2 references

Minimum commitment: 10 hours per week.

Compensation: School credit and/or a stipend may be provided based on the applicant’s preferences

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