The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.
55 East 59th Street – 16th
New York, NY 10022
Start Date: May 15, 2023
End Date: August 31, 2023 (flexible)
Salary: $17 per hour
Work Hours: ~35-40 hours per week
Background: The John A. Hartford Foundation,
based in New York City, is a private, nonpartisan, national
philanthropy dedicated to improving the care of older adults.
Since 1982, The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded more
than $625 million in grants to enhance the health and well-being of
older people. For more than three decades, the organization has
been the leader in building a field of experts in aging and
practice innovations that transform how the care of older adults is
delivered. The Foundation has three priority areas: creating
age-friendly health systems, supporting family caregivers, and
improving serious illness and end-of-life care. Working with its
grantees, the Foundation strives to change the status quo and
create a society where older adults can continue their vital
Mission: The John A. Hartford Foundation
believes that as a society they can and must improve care for older
adults to better meet their needs and maintain their independence
and dignity. If the Foundation succeeds, society will benefit from
the continuing contribution of older people and from overall
reductions in health care spending.
Position Details: Selected candidates will
support the President, the Communications team, the Program team,
and other Foundation staff with various projects that advance the
mission of improving care for older adults. This will require
interns to conduct research and produce writing related to the
fields of geriatrics and gerontology and support administrative and
communications projects related to the day-to-day operations of the
Position Requirements/Preferred Skills:
- Current enrollment in a related graduate level degree program
(MPH, MPA, MSW, MHA, etc.)
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Adaptability to new opportunities and projects
- Interest in philanthropy, health care, communications and/or
- Ability to collaborate with others, work independently, and
manage time effectively
- Must arrange own housing within New York City or local
Terry Fulmer, President
How Do I Get Started?
To apply please submit the following to email@example.com:
- An updated resume
- A brief cover letter outlining your experience and interest in
working for The John A. Hartford Foundation
Due to the anticipated volume of applications further contact by
applicants is not allowed. Please no phone calls.
The John A. Hartford Foundation is an affirmative action and
equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.
The John A. Hartford Foundation is committed to providing access,
equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with
disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.
To request reasonable accommodation, please contact the HR
Department at 484-788-2909.