Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in the heart of Boston's Longwood medical area, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. We are the only comprehensive cancer center in Massachusetts and one of eleven dedicated cancer centers in the country.
The Government Relations Fellowship is a competitive one year program designed to provide high potential individuals with the opportunity to further develop their leadership style and policy and analytic skills, and to gain greater expertise in such areas as legislative and regulatory affairs, advocacy, and data analysis and documentation on quality and values. The fellow will begin with a rotation and shadow experience with senior leaders both internal and external to DFCI. After the rotation and for the duration of the fellowship, the Fellow will lead and participate in legislative activities on the state and federal level. The Government Relations Fellow reports to the Vice President of External Affairs, who will provide valuable mentoring and strategic guidance on project involvement. The Fellow will receive a competitive salary and benefit package.
Two years of related work experience; Masters degree from a U.S. accredited institution in public health, health policy or related field prior to start of fellowship.
Experience working in a hospital setting, state legislature, U.S. Congress, or other policy-based position; demonstrated commitment to cancer policy, health care access and patient advocacy.
Applications for the 2013-2014 fellowship must be received by November 15, 2012. All interestedapplicants should submit the following materials with their resume on line through the Dana-Farber Career Siteas well as mailing hard copies to:
Danielle Thompson, MPP
Government Relations Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue, HS-412
Boston, MA 02215
The completed application must include all of the following materials:
Please mail all application materials, including letters of reference, as a single package. Finalists will be invited to Boston for an interview in December 2012. Fellows will be selected in mid-December 2012, and will begin the Fellowship in summer 2013.
40 hours per week (Monday-Friday from 8:30 am-5:00 pm)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.