Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy, is committed to adding dedicated and dynamic individuals to our team. Our offices, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, are a fun and fast-paced place to work.
New job announcements are posted here as soon as they are available. If no announcements appear, then we are not currently hiring for any new positions.
Public Policy Intern
Power to Decide seeks an organized and detailed oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a policy intern for the summer of 2018. The Public Policy Intern will support the policy team’s efforts by tracking legislation and votes, preparing materials for Hill meetings, developing advocacy materials, assisting with research, representing Power to Decide at briefings, and general administrative duties. The Public Policy Intern reports to the Manager of Public Policy. This is a great opportunity to learn how a small non-profit organization advocates for its policy priorities.
Senior Manager, Professional Content
Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy, believes that all young people should have the opportunity to pursue the future they want, realize their full possibility, and follow their intentions. These beliefs guide our work to ensure that all young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant. We provide objective, evidence- based information about sexual health and contraceptive options, and we work to guarantee equitable access to and information about the full range of contraceptive methods. We are a national, non-partisan organization that is committed to common ground, common sense solutions and catalyzing innovation in the public and private sectors.
Senior Content Manager, Digital Programs
The Senior Content Manager, Digital, works closely with the Senior Director, Digital Programs and Education to facilitate strategic and effective content creation across different aspects of the organization’s work, especially work related to 18-29 year olds. This may include: strategizing, crafting, and publishing text, image, and video content for several digital properties, mostly though, Bedsider and the Power to Decide web sites. The position requires the individual to interact with target audiences in contexts such as focus groups, interviews, and surveys; interpreting audience research/analytics to ensure that content resonates with intended audiences; maintaining a comprehensive editorial calendar for dynamic web content needs; and working closely with contributors that include health care providers, policy experts. While this position is the primary content provider, there may also be times when s/he engages freelance writers, video producers, and interns.
Senior Science Officer Position
We are seeking a Senior Science Officer (SSO) who will support the organization’s efforts ensure that all women have the power to decide when, if and under what circumstances to become pregnant. This position will be responsible for ensuring that all of our work is informed and driven by the best available evidence. The SSO will serve as both an internal consultant across the organization as well as an external source of best available research and data. S/he will develop and maintain strong relationships with leading research centers and organizations, serve as a consultant to relevant internal efforts, synthesize current research and data relevant to sexual health and pregnancy prevention for internal and external purposes, conduct scientific reviews to inform program implementation, and develop reports/dashboards on program goals and outcomes.
This is an exempt position that will report to the Chief Program Officer.
Communications and Media Intern
Power to Decide is looking for a highly motivated Communications and Media Intern for the fall semester. This role will provide support to the entire team by writing blogs, press releases, and other materials, as well as helping plan and execute our annual luncheon in October and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and detail oriented.
Interning at Power to Decide
An internship at Power to Decide is a prearranged, structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time frame. The experience must be relevant to the intern’s academic and professional goals, and to the research and program activities of Power to Decide.
All internship applicants must submit an application, resume, and cover letter as a complete package to be considered—incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Writing samples may be requested for work with specific departments.
To apply for an internship or for any questions regarding interning at Power to Decide, please email the Coordinator, Office and Fulfillment.