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EquityRx, the nation's first health equity social movement organization, is currently accepting applications for its spring 2014 class of interns in the Health Equity Scholars Program. Founded in 2012, EquityRx is a grassroots health equity organization dedicated to eliminating health disparities through social engagement, education and policy advocacy. Though the organization's headquarters is in Washington, DC, our scope is everywhere in the United States where health disparities persist.The Health Equity Scholars Program (HESP) is sponsored by the National Library of Medicine—a division of the National Institutes of Health. The program was developed to engage and develop the next generation of leaders in eliminating health disparities. For the spring 2014 class, four graduate students will be selected via a competitive application process to complete a six-month internship program (January through June 2014) and receive a $2,000 stipend. Designed for students currently enrolled in their graduate studies, interns are required to telecommute for a total of 200 hours (approximately 10 hours/week) and work on projects spanning the breadth of the organization's programmatic activities. Most importantly, HESP interns will be mentored by national health equity experts, will learn health equity basics from our innovative curriculum, and will even be assisted in submitting their HESP work products for peer review and publication. For additional details regarding eligibility, the application process, benefits, intern responsibilities, and to meet our inaugural class of HESP interns, please refer to the Health Equity Scholars Program website (www.equityrx.org/about/work/hesp).We invite you to complete the HESP internship application at http://equityrx.org/about/work/hesp/application. The deadline is Friday, November 15, 2013 and interviews are granted on a rolling basis. Late applications will not be reviewed. Please contact HESP@equityrx.org with any questions.

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