Executive Director

ITUP is looking for a leader with the right experience and vision to carry the organization into its next phase. The ED of ITUP serves as the organization’s chief executive officer and provides strategic leadership and vision both internally and externally. The ED represents ITUP before a broad range of audiences, from national health policy leaders to the California Governor’s Office to community-based organizations. The ideal candidate possesses health policy expertise, a deep understanding of California’s policy and political climate, strong fund development skills, management experience and a flexible, strategic leadership approach. To apply, please contact Heidi Holzhauer at or (707) 963-1250. See job description here.

Health Policy Internship Opportunity

ITUP is looking for a motivated graduate student to join the respected ITUP policy team in this exciting and challenging time for health care policy. The Health Policy Intern will assist the executive director and policy staff in producing high-quality policy research and preparing for ITUP convenings and the ITUP Annual Conference. The Health Policy Intern will work in the Sacramento office for a minimum three to four-month commitment. ITUP works with selected candidates to determine the hours and schedule that best meets the needs of ITUP and the intern(s). ITUP internships are paid, part-time, hourly positions with entry-level compensation, including reimbursement for parking or public transportation. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to with “ITUP Health Policy Internship” as the subject of the email. See job description here.