NICHQ Careers

Join Team NICHQ

We are an energetic team of skilled, passionate and highly engaged experts and advisors who thrive on teamwork and build strong and lasting partnerships to achieve dramatic changes in children’s health. We create a vibrant and inspiring environment to achieve our mission. As an independent non-profit, we seek outstanding people who share our passion and work with integrity to bring innovative solutions to help children and families live healthier lives. If that sounds like you, please check out our current job openings, and contact us today.

The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) is a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to driving dramatic and sustainable improvements in the complex issues facing children’s health. We provide deep expertise in building and managing effective change strategies that align partners and engage participants to achieve better outcomes for children’s health. 

At the heart of what motivates us is the belief that children and families deserve better systems and supports so that every child achieves their optimal health. Because of this belief, addressing social determinants of health, eliminating health disparities, and achieving equity are central to our mission. We believe that by creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, we will similarly foster greater strength and resilience within and beyond the organization.

In addition to a supportive, flexible professional environment that balances hard work with a fun culture, NICHQ employees are eligible for a robust benefit package, including generous paid vacation, holiday plans, medical, and dental benefits with generous cost-sharing ratios between the employee and NICHQ.


Technology Project Manager

The Technology Project Manager will advance NICHQ’s programmatic impact by identifying, developing, and maintaining technology products and services. In addition to collaborating internally with users and project staff and externally with external systems administrators, you’ll own the usability, development priorities, and solutions implementation for our proprietary data platform, CoLab, and other web-based platforms, services, and products. Additional responsibilities include organizational, federal, and funder data management protocols and aligning operational procedures to funder-driven security compliance requirements. Development experience a major plus. Learn more. 


NICHQ has internship opportunities for students and recent graduates who would like to learn about public health work in federal, state and community settings. There are many different types of internships at NICHQ that equip students with insight into public health programs. NICHQ staff work collaboratively with each intern to create a fulfilling experience that contributes to the organization's daily work in a meaningful way. During your time with NICHQ, interns will participate in a Quality Improvement Training and share your experience widely with the organization. Read the full internship description.

Applications should be submitted no later than 4/15 each year to be considered for the summer internship program. Practicum applicants are welcome to apply.

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