The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is accepting applicants for
a full-time, paid internship to work with a national nonprofit that
funds physical therapy research.
Application Deadline: February 3, 2020
Start Date: May 2020
End Date: August 2020
This internship is a temporary employment opportunity for students. Preference will be given to students that have matriculated in a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate program and plan to be enrolled in a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.
This selective opportunity will provide a student with the chance to do substantial work in a number of areas across the Foundation (fundraising, communications, and research).
The Foundation's office is located in the headquarters of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in Alexandria, VA. The APTA represents more than 100,000 member PTs, PTAs, and students. The intern will work 37.5 hours per week from May – August 2020 for a total of 10-12 weeks.
Criteria: Applicants must have education, experience or interest in physical therapy, nonprofit management, communications or a demonstrated interest in Foundation affairs. Applicants must have strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, be able to work independently and have experience working with Microsoft Office programs. The ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment is highly critical for this internship.
Responsibilities: Work directly with various Foundation staff and one other summer intern on important projects in the following areas: Fundraising, the Scientific Program, Communications and upcoming events taking place at the APTA NEXT Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Salary: Current hourly rate for interns as designated by APTA's Human Resources Department. Full-time, paid position from May – August 2020. Students looking for college credit for their internship must contact their respective college program for details. We are happy to work with your university to ensure you receive full credit for your time and work.
Application Process: Applications for the internship will be accepted up to February 3, 2020. Select link below to begin application process.
Employment Status: Interns shall be classified as temporary employees who are hired to temporarily supplement the workforce, or to assist in the completion of a specific project and who are temporarily scheduled to work for a limited duration. Employment beyond any initially stated period does not in any way imply a change in employment status. Temporary workers are not eligible for Foundation benefits.