Born out of the merger of the National AIDS Fund and AIDS Action in 2010, AIDS United’s mission is to end the AIDS epidemic within the United States. We seek to fulfill our mission through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, and advocacy.

Current Opportunities for AIDS United

Pedro Zamora Fellowship

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Application Deadline: Various (Spring: November 1; Summer: March 15; Fall: July 15)
Description: In the spirit of AIDS activist, educator, and reality-show trailblazer Pedro Zamora’s work to combat the spread of HIV, AIDS United offers a public policy fellowship in his name. The Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking experience in public policy and government affairs focused on HIV/AIDS issues. Duties include: Assisting in researching a variety of public health and civil rights issues related to HIV prevention, treatment and care Attending Congressional hearings and coalition meetings Monitoring voting records Reviewing the federal register and Congressional Record Preparation of briefing materials, correspondence, and mailings General office administration Qualifications Candidates need strong research, writing and organizational skills and willingness to work in a professional office. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment is critical. Familiarity with HIV-related issues and the legislative processes is preferred. Both graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Fellows must commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week for 8 weeks. The maximum period is 26 weeks. All people including people of color, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals, and HIV positive individuals are encouraged to apply. The fellowship includes a stipend and is highly competitive.

Contact Information

AIDS United
1424 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005