Internship Site Examples

Internship Site Examples2019-01-08T21:02:31+00:00

2018 Internship Site Examples

2019 Sites Will be posted in Jan & Feb 2019

Children’s Hospital at D-H (CHaD) Community Relations

Marketing: You will support the Blood Donation campaign, a new joint campaign between CHaD and the Blood Donation department. This will include the creation of social media content and graphics, developing the marketing and communications plan for the campaign, working with the marketing coordinator in the Blood Donation department to brainstorm how to promote the campaign, engaging with hospital stakeholders to ensure the project meets all expectations and developing metrics to track success. If you are currently perusing a Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, PR or another related field then this is a great opportunity to gain real-world marketing experience. You must have proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher. Knowledge of Adobe Software not required but encouraged.

Marketing: You will support marketing for the CHaD HERO, CHaD’s single largest fundraising event, and our new third-party fundraising program, Hearts in Action. As an intern, you will create social media graphics, assist with the creation of inspirational videos, blog writing, and storytelling. You will also create and implement a Hearts in Action marketing plan, a HERO marketing plan for Dartmouth Undergraduates and for Greek Life at Dartmouth, in addition to working with the community engagement committee to market the HERO to the Upper Valley and beyond. This role also involves assisting in the development of support materials for Hearts in Action as well as outreach. You will be the point of contact for assigned Hearts in Action fundraisers. If you are currently perusing a Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, PR or another related field then this is a great opportunity to gain real-world marketing experience. You must have proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher. Knowledge of Adobe Software not required but encouraged.

Event planning: The CHaD HERO is CHaD’s single largest fundraising event. In its 13th year, the CHaD HERO has a goal of raising $935,000 for CHaD. This event consists of a half marathon, a 5K walk and run, a hike, 25 and 50-mile bike and a 1-mile family fun run called Cam’s Course. Specific duties will vary and are not limited to assisting with event logistics, volunteer recruitment, management of data entry, creation and management of event timelines, drafting press releases, preparing media kits for events, assisting with marketing and event communications through email, social media and blog, and assisting with online fundraising management tasks. If you are currently perusing a Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, PR or another related field then this is a great opportunity to gain real-world event planning experience. You must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Outlook, and Publisher. Knowledge of Adobe Software is preferred but not required.

Clinical Engineering

Our Clinical Engineering team plays an important role in the safety and treatment of our patients through the testing, repair, and maintenance of medical equipment. Through this internship, you will have the opportunity to work with equipment and devices such as medical radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and medical lasers. In addition to preventative maintenance, you will also participate in incumbent inspection to test all the functions and manufacturing specifications of new medical equipment before it can go out to patient floors. Gain exposure to core and cutting-edge medical devices. This is a good opportunity for candidates pursuing degrees in computer programming, mechanical engineering, electronic or electrical engineering.

Clinical Nutrition

Research and project-based

Environmental Services

Sustainability: You will work with our Facilities Department to develop a list of prohibited building supplies that will help to eliminate chemicals of concern from our hospital’s supply chain. This project will include coordinating with other health facilities and vendors to develop a building supplies list that will be provided to architects and project contractors as part of new buildings and renovations.

Sustainability: You will work with Waste Management Department to conduct a Waste Audit that will identify opportunities to increase the Medical Center’s Landfill diversion rate to meet sustainability rooms. Additionally, you will work with Waste Manager and External vendors to establish potential recycling outlets for diverted material as well as internal innovations to establish increase recycling.

Workload Analysis and Optimization: Through this project, you will help the team evaluate and assess current workload distribution. This involves reviewing data for accuracy and key metrics. Workload analysis is an important component of workforce planning and optimization. You will use industry standards and benchmarks to support redistribution of assignments to ensure accurate and appropriate staffing levels throughout the medical center. If you have an interest in health care, data analysis, human resources or process improvement then this is an excellent fit to further your skills. You must have strong attention to detail, strong Excel, and math skills, and be comfortable understanding and interpreting information.

Dermatology Ambulatory Clinic

As a Dermatology intern, you will support the day-to-day operations of our ambulatory clinic. You will work alongside a diverse team of care providers including nurses, physicians, medical assistants, scribes and administrative staff. Through this internship, you will have direct patient contact and be part of our team of health care professionals.

Environmental Services

Patient care starts with a clean, safe environment. Our Environmental Services Interns will gain direct experience in infection prevention and proper sanitation practices. These core skills are fundamental to every single health care career path. In addition, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with patients and work alongside other care team members including Physicians, Nurses, and LNAs.

Food and Nutrition

Healthy and nutritious food is an essential part of the day for our patients, their visitors and our team members. Our Food and Nutrition department is prepares and serves more than 4,000 meals each day, including up to 750 patient meals with hundreds of different diet considerations and needs. It is a complex and important operation. This internship site has multiple opportunities that are a great fit for students interested in the health care, food service and hospitality fields.


Projects of varying levels of complexity are available for individuals studying finance, accounting, tax and/or business. Internships are project-based and are aligned with the intern’s area of interest and qualifications. Projects could include managerial finance, analysis, report generation, auditing, process improvement, and/or reconciliation. Interns must, at a minimum, have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Clear communication skills, the ability to ask questions and problem solve is a must. General understanding of health care is a plus but not necessary. You must be able to work well with others, including analysts, managers, and VPs. The ability to have insight into clinical financial planning reports, the ability to understand data and why it’s important for managerial finance, querying capabilities and financial based tools are valued.

Health Information Systems, D-H Nashua location

Through this experience, you will gain insight into the complexities of health data management and information systems. You should have at least one year of undergraduate education in a health or business related field, a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office products. Clear communication skills, the ability to ask questions and problem solve is a must.

Human Resources

As an intern in the HR Department, you will gain multi-disciplinary exposure to the many facets of the people side of a business, support important operational initiatives, and be part of the HR team.


As an intern in the Marketing Department, you will support our social media initiatives, gaining broad exposure to marketing projects and needs across the organization.

Perioperative Services

Process improvement project. You will review the Perioperative Services Department’s current purchasing process to identify improvements and efficiencies. This involves merging databases and information to identify trends and opportunities. Must have strong data management skills such as excel merging, look-ups, pivot, etc. as well as the ability to understand and interpret data for meaningful information.

The Patient Safety Training Center (PSTC)

Gain exposure to the world of simulation education! As a national leader in medical simulation education, The PSTC at D-H provides a multidisciplinary learning experience for students and practitioners. Simulation is integral to help health care professionals acquire technical proficiency, knowledge, confidence, attitudes and team skills to continue the journey to safer practice and excellence in patient care. This is a fast-paced environment where you will develop critical thinking skills, be exposed to a department that is both educational and clinical, and interact with health care professionals of all levels on a daily basis. As an intern here, your role will have two components. You will work on important operational projects such as inventory or records management, through which you will practice project management and organizational skills while gaining exposure to the processes that support health care delivery. You will also support our training team by learning how to set-up for a simulation, review scripts and operate a simulation. Whether you are interested in becoming an educator, a clinician or health care management professional, this internship will provide broad exposure and offers you the opportunity to build a unique skill set. Must be 18 or over.

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