Cancer Policy Internship

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The UFHCC offers internships for UF graduate students to join the Federal Relations team in the University’s Washington DC office. This position has a primary focus on legislative support related to cancer policy.

The intern who fills this position has the opportunity to observe Congress first-hand and to acquire exposure to federal policy including areas of education, research, healthcare and budget.

Spring 2020 Interns

Donghee Lee, a doctoral student in Mass Communication with a concentration in health and science communication, interned with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Zachary Sandoval, a masters student in Public Health with a concentration in health policy and management, interned with Rep. Darren Soto.

Fall 2019 Interns

Matthew R. Cretul Sr., a doctoral student in Mass Communication with a concentration in Health Communication, worked with Congressman Gus Bilirakis, who sits on both the Energy and Commerce and Veterans Affairs Committees.

Read more about his internship.

Juliette Barbera, a doctoral student in Political Science with concentrations in American Governmental Institutions; Public Policy & Administration; Methodology, worked with Rep. Darren Soto, who sits on the Energy & Commerce Committee & the Health Subcommittee.

Spring 2019 Intern

Fizza Imran, a second year MPH student with a concentration in Public Health Management and Policy and 2018 graduate of the Bachelor of Public Health program, recently finished the Spring 2019 semester as the UF Health Cancer Center’s first cancer policy intern.

Read more about her experience as an intern.