Student Opportunity: Patient Advocacy Internship

The Texas Right to Life Patient Advocacy Internship Program

As a Pro-Life student, we know you are eager to use your skills to protect Life at all stages! That’s why you should join our legal department’s patient advocacy internship program!

Our patient advocacy team is dedicated to building a culture where life-affirming medical care for vulnerable individuals is the norm, not the exception. We need to change hearts and minds and bring awareness through both education and legislation, but there is also an immediate need to save lives on the line in Texas hospitals. (You can learn more about our department here.)

The chosen candidates will be motivated by the opportunity to participate in Texas Right to Life’s life-saving work in courtrooms, hospitals, and other venues through legal, peaceful, and prayerful means. We are passionate and intentional about introducing aspiring patient advocates and legal professionals to the myriad of opportunities available to serve the Lord and protect innocent lives. 

Limited applications are now open for Summer and Fall 2023! There will be 1-2 openings for each semester. Currently, these opportunities are for unpaid, volunteer-basis internships. Students will work under the supervision of our team Paralegal.

Topics students will be exposed to include: 

  • Patient advocacy
  • Healthcare law
  • State legislation 

Expected responsibilities include: 

  • Conducting comprehensive research and analysis, especially pertaining to brain death law, the Texas 10 Day Rule, and other subject matter encountered in our work defending patients in Texas hospitals
  • Reading and/or watching educational materials
  • Drafting memos and articles
  • Communicating with clients

Required qualifications: 

  • Commitment to living a Christ centered life
  • Pro-Life worldview 
  • Unwavering belief that all human life is sacred and must be protected from fertilization until natural death
  • Interest in political law, regulations pertaining to professional advocacy, and legal options to protect vulnerable Texans from passive or active euthanasia
  • Creative thinker
  • High level of organization
  • Detailed researcher
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others
  • Adaptability in high-pressure situations
  • Self-motivated

Location: Ability to work in-person at our office in Bellaire, Texas is preferred. However, remote work is available. 

Schedule: Schedule and hours may vary, but will be flexible.

If you would like to apply for Texas Right to Life’s Patient Advocacy Internship, please email the following to Prolife [@]

  • Your resume
  • Your cover letter
  • The semester (Summer 2023 or Fall 2023) for which you would like to apply

Internship Application