Content Development Intern

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Work remotely with talented peers on a rewarding, nonprofit program as part of Rare Genomics Institute’s RareShare team. Assist in the research and writing of disease-specific informational content for RareShare’s online communities and newsletters. Learn about the symptoms, scientific basis, therapies and coping strategies for many rare diseases and help disseminate this information to those who need it.

As a RG Volunteer, you will be a part of the organization’s scientific educational efforts that seeks to work with the scientific community, disease experts and disease-specific organizations to obtain accurate, up to date information that can be shared with our patient-oriented audiences. You will produce written content for RareShare web-based community pages.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The Content Development Intern works with the scientific team to research and prepare written informational content.
  • Attend conference call meetings and work with the team to plan specific project activities.
  • Support the overall efforts of the Rare Genomics Institute and its RareShare team.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • High school or undergraduate student with a strong interest in life sciences or biomedicine.
  • Ability to interpret, critically assess and validate the accuracy of complex rare disease information.
  • Strong writing, editing, reviewing and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in writing, data analysis and presentation software.
  • 5 or more hour commitment each week.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.


  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Few hours per week

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