CATCH Global Foundation

For over 25 years, the CATCH Global Foundation has been proven to launch kids and communities toward healthier lifestyles. Originators of “GO, SLOW and WHOA” food categories, CATCH is the most cost effective means of preventing childhood obesity, in an environment that’s fun and easy to sustain. CATCH My Breath was developed in 2016 as a response to the 900% spike in youth e-cigarette use between 2011 and 2015.

Created by Dr. Steven Kelder, senior scientific editor on the 2016 Surgeon General’s Report on Youth E-cigarette Use and co-creator of all CATCH curriculum, CATCH My Breath has reached more than 1 million students in grades 5-12 across The United States. CATCH My Breath is the first evidence-based youth nicotine vaping prevention program, and continues to reach thousands of students each week.

City/State

Austin, TX

Internship Description

Help schools and communities meet their health education needs by developing multimedia content for CATH's many evidence-based programs and training offerings.

The education content intern will work hand-in-hand with the CATCH curriculum team to produce engaging, informative, and inspiring multimedia health curriculum. As a member of the programs team, the intern will have the opportunities to create new student- and teacher-facing content as well as review and update existing content in the CATCH program portfolio. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Research subject matter as it relates to the content
  • Collaborate on creating lesson plans, storyboard and scripts for both teacher- and student-facing content.
  • Edit, review and revise content as needed, based on feedback from other members of the Programs Team and subject matter experts. 

Perform other related duties as assigned.

# of weeks Required Dates Start Time End Time Public Transportation Housing  Format
8 Flexible 9:00am CST 5:00pm CST Yes No Virtual/remote

Housing Information

Austin is a large city with various rental locations available; intern will have opportunity to work remotely if desired.

Internship Qualifications

The ideal candidate have:

  • General interest in public health, specifically the youth vaping epidemic
  • Excellent writing and editing skills Impeccable
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong desire to learn new skills and be flexible within the role

Additional or preferred qualifications:

  • Skills in Excel
  • General knowledge of customer relation management (CRM) systems
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to the layperson

Writing Sample Required

None

Special Requirements

  • COVID-19 vaccination