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Summer internship opportunity - Ontario Medical Association



Thursday, March 20, 2014

Medical Student Summer Intern, Public Affairs and Communications
12 Week Internship (negotiable)

The OMA medical student internship position is ideal for a student who has an interest in communications, public relations, health advocacy and medical politics. The goals of this position are to garner feedback into OMA programs and services, and to expose the medical student candidate to the world of public affairs and communications. This will include contributing and providing feedback on a wide-range of projects, including: the OMA’s flagship medical student publication Scrub-In, OMA digital and social media platforms, web-content strategies, OMA strategic communications and media relations, the ongoing OMA communication campaign, and coordination of the Altitude Mentorship Program.

The summer Intern will be accountable to the Marketing Coordinator, in the Public Affairs Department, and will be responsible for providing support on various projects in the Public Affairs department.


  • Provide input and develop story ideas and articles for Scrub-In, including research and writing as required.

  • Provide input into the development of the first-year medical school orientation week presentation.

  • Assist the Public Affairs department in developing ideas and strategies for social media and digital platforms.

  • Assist with research in areas within Public Affairs and Communications department as needed.

  • Support the Ontario Medical Student Association by providing input on initiatives.

  • Assist in logistical coordination and development of materials for the Patient’s Awards Ceremony, and other projects as assigned.

Must be currently attending an Ontario medical school. Resumes, including salary expectations, should be forwarded by May 5th, 2014 to Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Medical Association is a not-for-profit professional association, representing more than 30,000 physicians and students across the province.

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