Emory Clinic Summer Internship Program

Through Emory Clinic's Summer Internship Program, students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate course work receive practical experience in health care administration, as well as the opportunity to make a positive impact at Emory Clinic through innovative and creative project work. This internship opportunity exposes students to the business and administrative components of Emory Clinic’s practice operations.

Since 2008, Emory Clinic has hosted 90 students from more than 20 different educational institutions across the United States in the Summer Internship Program.

Explore important details about the internship program, including how to apply, via the below links.

Project Work

Application Process

Time Commitment

Compensation

Housing

Department Sponsor


Project Work

Projects may be focused in a variety of functional areas as they relate to the business and operational side of health care management. Projects in previous years have focused on quality, process improvement, strategy, operations, finance, marketing and business development. Students are expected to present a deliverable, such as a presentation or project summary, at the end of their summer internship experience.

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Application Process

Applications for the 2014 Summer Internship Program will be accepted Monday, December 30, 2013 - Friday, February 7, 2014.

To apply, please follow these steps:

1. Click here to be redirected to the Employment Opportunities section of the Emory Healthcare Career Center Web site.

2. Go to Search Openings and type Job Requisition ID: 33014BR.

3. Click on the Job Requisition ID to open the position. Select "Apply to Job."

4. Complete all requested fields, including submission of your current resume and cover letter.  Students are encouraged, but not required, to submit one academic or professional recommendation letter.  Please submit any additional materials as attachments to your career profile.

Candidates will undergo the following selection process:

Stage 1: Application review.

Stage 2: Students who are selected to move on in the process after Stage 1 are asked to submit project preference writing samples, ranking their top three project choices.

Stage 3: Students who are selected to move on in the process after Stage 2 will be selected to participate in telephone interviews. Department sponsors select three to six students to interview directly based on best fit and interest for their project.

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Time Commitment

Emory Clinic's Summer Internship Program typically starts in end-May or early June and lasts through mid-August. Students work full time during the week with their assigned departments or project leads. Students are responsible for keeping their project work on track to meet their respective deliverable deadlines throughout the summer. Additionally, students have the opportunity to attend senior leadership meetings, gain exposure to departments throughout Emory Clinic, attend lunch and learns to discuss various topics with peers and hear guest speakers, and formally present projects to Emory Clinic's leadership team.

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Compensation

Compensation for Emory Clinic's Summer Internship Program is determined by the department sponsor and the current level of the student's education (undergraduate or graduate).

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Housing

Emory Clinic's Summer Internship Program and the department leader can choose to sponsor out-of-town students to live on Emory University's Clairmont Campus. The Clairmont Campus is located in the Druid Hills community of Atlanta, near Emory's Clifton Road campus and just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Atlanta's Buckhead district and Decatur. The Clairmont Campus offers close access to MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) service, the public transportation system of the city. Learn more about the Summer Intern Housing Program.

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Department Sponsor

Students are placed in various departments and clinical sections throughout Emory Clinic, based on their project interest and the needs of the department or clinical section. Department sponsors from previous summers include: Orthopaedics and Spine, Radiology, Emory Clinic Administration, Patient Financial Services, Radiation Oncology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Office of Quality, Otolaryngology, Finance, Human Resources and the Emory University School of Medicine.

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Represented Universities

Auburn University
Boston University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Emory University Goizueta Business School
Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
George Washington University School of Public Health
Georgia State University
Georgia Tech University
Medical University of South Carolina
Miami University of Ohio
The Ohio State University
University of Alabama
University of Alabama - Birmingham
University of California Davis
University of Connecticut
University of Georgia
University of Iowa
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
University of North Florida
University of Southern California
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University