Communication, Technology, and Social Media Virtual Internship Summer/Fall 2024 needed for

Journal of Communication in Healthcare

29 February 2024

About the role

The Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media, and Engagement in Global Health (JCIH), a leading peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis, is seeking an excellent communicator, good writer, and avid social media and technology user as a Summer/Fall 2024 communication intern to support different communication and technology-related activities.

Specific tasks include: help manage the Journal's social media channels on Twitter and LinkedIn; develop relevant content and graphic imagery to be used on social media; create a schedule of posts; create and maintain the Journal's website for podcasts on SoundCloud/Anchor; edit podcast files and upload on SoundCloud/Anchor; format and proofread Journal Editorials, Letters, Commentaries and other occasional articles; participate in weekly editorial meetings; as well as other tasks as assigned by the editorial team. The intern should be driven, creative, self-motivated, and be able to keep up with the latest social media and technology trends. Ability to work independently in a virtual environment with weekly online meetings with JCIH editorial team, and problem-solving skills are required. Advanced undergraduate students with relevant experience and interest in communication, marketing, public health, healthcare, international affairs, etc. will be considered.

We require a minimum commitment of 5-6 hours/week. This internship is unpaid. Interns receive one Taylor & Francis/Routledge book free of charge as a benefit of this position. Internships may count towards academic credits based on the requirements of the university.

About the journal

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Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media and Engagement in Global Health is a Medline- and Scopus-indexed peer-reviewed journal, which publishes innovative research, theories, interventions, and perspectives on contemporary issues in all areas of health communication and across the fields of healthcare, public health, global health and medicine. Global in its scope, the Journal examines and engages in relevant topics from across country settings and professional sectors. The Journal is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages submissions from a diverse pool of authors, so that multiple perspectives can be represented in the articles we publish.

The Journal of Communication in Healthcare accepts the following types of articles: original research articles, brief reports, reviews, evidence-based case studies, letters, and patient voices.

Please note that this journal only publishes manuscripts in English.

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Key Skills and Attributes

Ready to apply? Here are the skills and attributes we are looking for in a successful applicant:

  • The capacity to devote time each week to the role, and to attend Editorial Board meetings and training sessions as needed.
  • A commitment to communicating promptly, consistently, and professionally with the Editorial Team.
  • A commitment to engaging promptly and efficiently with Taylor & Francis staff and suppliers to implement necessary processes and improvements.
  • A vision and enthusiasm for the continuous development of the journal.

Application Instructions

To express your interest in this position, please send a cover letter, your CV and the names of two references via the APPLY link below.

Please direct any questions to Nikita Boston-Fisher at: [email protected]


The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.