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The Sick Cells team comprises a diverse and talented team of individuals working to achieve our mission to improve the quality of life and care for people living with sickle cell disease (SCD), including ending the stigma of SCD. Positions at Sick Cells require ongoing compassion, understanding, and a positive problem-solving attitude. We work on a national scale and provide remote positions as well as an office in Washington, DC. View our job openings below.

Communications Intern - 2024 Policy Forum

Internship Opportunity: Communications Intern with Sick Cells – Hiring in Chicagoland Area, IL

Sick Cells is hiring a communications intern in the Chicagoland Area, IL to work on the 2024 SCD Policy Forum, specifically to increase our social media engagement and participation in the event. This position will work closely with the Sick Cells leadership team and report to the Program Manager.

As an intern, you will be part of a team that is shaping the public discourse on sickle cell disease (SCD). This is a unique opportunity to gain insight into the operation of a startup nonprofit while contributing to public awareness and knowledge of the power of grassroots advocacy.  

As an intern, you will develop skills in social media management, event planning, communications, graphic design, grassroots activism, and policy. You will also gain technical skills on the following platforms – Microsoft software, Canva, Sprout Social Media Platform, Mailchimp Email Generator, and Slack.

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