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The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is an international nonprofit organization working to accelerate the discovery of drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. With headquarters in New York and funding opportunities for scientists around the globe, we strive to support the most diverse and promising research projects in the world.

Many of our staff members have a direct link to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. These personal connections unite us in our work and drive us forward.

Full-Time and Part-Time Positions
The ADDF currently has two exciting opportunities for individuals interested in joining a growing team at a prestigious, innovative foundation. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@alzdiscovery.org with a subject line indicating the position you are applying for. Only resumes with accompanying cover letters will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Volunteers
The ADDF occasionally has a need for select volunteers in our NYC office. Computer literacy and a minimum commitment of eight hours per week is preferred. Volunteer opportunities at the ADDF are ideal for undergraduate and graduate student or retired professionals. If you are interested in joining the ADDF as a volunteer, please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@alzdiscovery.org.

Internships (non-scientific)
The ADDF internship program provides college students with hands-on experience in a nonprofit setting. Hours are flexible, though candidates who can commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week are preferred. As a small organization, students will be exposed to a wide spectrum of experiences, including event/conference planning, proposal writing, marketing communications and prospect research. ADDF internships are unpaid positions, but candidates may receive credit by prior arrangement with their college/university.

Internships (scientific)
The ADDF scientific internship program provides undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral trainees with hands-on experience in a non-profit setting. Hours are flexible, though candidates who can commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week are preferred. As a small organization, interns will be exposed to a wide spectrum of foundation activities, including website development and marketing, scientific literatures reviews, writing scientific reports, and scientific communications. ADDF internships are unpaid positions, but candidates may receive credit by prior arrangement with their college/university.  We are seeking eager individuals with a background in science or communications.

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