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The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is seeking student interns for the 2020-2021 academic year. Availability to start immediately is preferred; please indicate your availability in your application materials.

Harvard graduate students with an interest in the Center’s work are eligible to apply. The internship is open to students in all disciplines, but we particularly welcome applications from students studying health policy, bioethics, law, medicine, and the sciences. More information about the Center is available at our website.

The Petrie-Flom Center is a busy research center that hosts a variety of events and supports the research work of a variety of Senior Fellows, Research Fellows, and Visiting Scholars. Occasionally, work will need to be assigned and completed on a short turn-around time. Interns must be able to work to deadline with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, remote work environment.

PFC Student Interns will support the Center primarily through communications and administrative work. Under the supervision of the senior staff, interns will assist with various projects, including:

Drafting of bi-weekly email newsletter using Constant Contact;
Website maintenance and content development, including posting of affiliate news and scholarship, career-related resources, and relevant programs around Harvard and beyond;
Production and distribution of video recordings for Center events;
Assisting with event publicity.

Interns are encouraged, but not required, to attend Center events, which are listed on the website. (Note that events will be added throughout the year.) Unless agreed upon in advance as a work assignment, students will not be paid for hours spent at Center events.

Interns will be paid commensurate with their experience and assigned duties.

Hours may vary week to week depending on the Center’s needs, but applicants should expect to work 5–10 hours per week.

Please note that the student internship is distinct from the Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship Program, which entails enrollment in the Health Law, Policy, Bioethics, and Biotechnology Workshop, regular contributions to the Bill of Health blog, and the completion of a piece of independent scholarship. The Student Fellowship, in contrast to the internship, is open only to currently enrolled Harvard graduate students.

For more information visit our website:

To apply to the Petrie-Flom Center Student Internship Program, please submit the following materials:

Resume or curriculum vitae;
Academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable);
Statement of interest and relevant background (two or three paragraphs; please indicate if you have particular expertise or experience related to the tasks described above, as well as if you are available for the full year or only one semester);
Optional: Links to social media accounts you have previously managed and any digital projects.
Materials should be submitted to

Please contact Laura Chong, Financial and Administrative Coordinator,, with any questions.