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Emory Healthcare Administrative Internship

Administrative Internship

The Emory Healthcare (EHC) Administrative Internship is aimed at highly motivated individuals who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program and are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.

Program Description

The Emory Healthcare (EHC) Administrative Internship is an 11-week, full-time program designed for highly motivated individuals who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program and are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. The curriculum is designed to provide young leaders with a comprehensive learning experience at a premier academic health system featuring some of the nation's top-ranked hospitals.

Program participants will be exposed to hospital operations and system leadership through project-based work and learning experiences. Project opportunities will vary and reflect both the participant's learning goals and the organization's needs. In addition to project work, candidates will attend senior leadership meetings, tour Emory Healthcare hospitals and facilities, meet key role players across the organization, and present to the Emory Healthcare Executive Leadership Team.

Time Commitment

The Administrative Internship will begin mid-May and run through late July (11 Weeks). Students work full-time during the week and are responsible for meeting their projects’ respective deadlines.

Placement Process

Students are placed in various areas throughout Emory Healthcare based on student interest and department needs. Placement will be determined during the selection process. Previous placements have included:

  • Emory Decatur Hospital
  • Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) Quality Improvement.
  • Emory University Hospital (EUH) Nursing
  • Strategic Planning Office
  • Facilities Management & Engineering
  • Lean Promotion Office
  • Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH)
  • And many more!


Compensation is pre-determined based upon the student's current level of education and the availability of funds. The current rate is $15/hour for undergraduate students and $18/hour for graduate students.

Housing is not offered as part of compensation.

Application Process - 2024


  • Current undergraduate or graduate student with a graduation date later than August 2024
  • Demonstrated interest in healthcare and healthcare administration
  • Current GPA above 3.5

Application Process

To be considered, qualified candidates must submit all material in one combined merged PDF. Email the combined PDF to with the subject line, “Last Name, First Name_2024 Administrative Internship Application.”

This PDF should include the following materials:

  • Current Resume / CV
  • Undergraduate Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Graduate Transcript if applicable (official or unofficial)
  • Personal Statement encompassing the following in a single-spaced 500-750 word essay:
    • Why are you interested in the healthcare industry?
    • Why are you interested in an Administrative Internship at Emory Healthcare?
    • What personal or professional experiences prepared you for the administrative internship?

All application materials must be submitted in a merged PDF document and submitted via email by 10:00 AM EST on January 7th, 2024.

In accordance with EEOC guidelines, Emory Healthcare is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education. Discrimination against any individual for reasons of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or service in the uniformed services is specifically prohibited.

Application Dates 2024

Administrative Fellowship Webinar

Application Opens December 1st 2023
Application Opens Closes January 7th 2024, 10:00AM EST

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