Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program for College Students

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Program Overview

Program begins on June 6 and ends on August 12, 2016. The Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program is a ten-week paid internship experience for talented underrepresented minority college students. This “pipeline” program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to explore potential administrative careers in an academic health science center. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals seeking to apply their skills in a team setting that is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of the people in Massachusetts and the world through ground-breaking development in education, research and health care delivery. UMass Medical School (UMMS) is a group of professionals serving the public interest within a flexible, challenging environment built on innovation. We are confident about our future and invite you to realize your true potential with a leader in academic health sciences. To learn more about UMMS, click here.

The Program design offers students a:

  • 10 week paid summer business internship (June – mid August) at UMMS internship with an administrative focus in Communications, Website Graphic Marketing, Business Development, Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Human Resources Immigration & Talent Acquisition, IT, Educational Affairs, Research, Academic Administration, Clinical Informatics, Educational Program Assistance
  • unique opportunity to be guided and mentored for the world of business in academic medicine
  • program includes lectures, networking luncheons, mentoring, hands-on work sessions, resume and job search preparation, and more
  • opportunity to discover their passions and interests and discern which career path is best for them

Program Selection Criteria

Students interested in submitting an application for the Program should meet the following criteria:

  • must be a highly motivated college student leader
  • must have an interest in furthering the mission of UMMS
  • must have a strong interest in one of the program's offered fields, such as, Communications, Marketing Analytics, or the other offered fields
  • must be a college student currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college program
  • must submit an essay, see

 

Applications Closed for 2016. Thank you for your interest!

How To Apply:

  • Go directly to the job you are interested in by clicking one of the links listed below.
  • Review the descriptions and follow the prompts to fill out our online internship applications. This is the same as the HR employment application portal, but don’t worry your internship application will be directed to us.
  • Important: Complete the online application that includes uploading a resume and include a short essay in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document). Please respond to the essay question below:
    • Essay questionHow does diversity drive individual, group/team, or institutional excellence?  (“Institutional” includes, but is not limited to educational, health, community or business contexts. Please include examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 300 words.)

Internship Job Descriptions and Application Process on the HR Career Site

To start the process, go to our “Search Career Opportunities” toolbox located in top right side of this page.

  • Click the drop down menu for the “Type” field and select “Intern" (part-time or full-time) and a list of available internships will show.
  • Go to "Keyword" and write in "EPSIP".
  • Review the descriptions and follow the prompts to fill out our online internship applications.
  • Important: Complete the online application that includes uploading a resume and include a short essay in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document). Please respond to the essay question below:
    • Essay questionHow does diversity drive individual, group/team, or institutional excellence?  (“Institutional” includes, but is not limited to educational, health, community or business contexts. Please include examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succulent and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 300 words.)

2016 (closed) accepted applications for the following positions:

  • Business Development Intern - EPSIP
  • Communications - Video/Multimedia Intern - EPSIP
  • CMW Website/Graphics/Marketing Intern - EPSIP
  • Development Intern - EPSIP
  • Educational Affairs Intern - EPSIP
  • Grant Administration & Finance Intern - EPSIP
  • HR - Communications Intern-EPSIP
  • IT - Quality Assurance Intern - EPSIP
  • IT - Social Media Intern - EPSIP
  • IT - Software Developer Intern - EPSIP
  • Office of Research Intern - EPSIP
  • Program Assistant Intern - EPSIP
  • UMMHC Educational Assistant Intern - EPSIP (Clinical Informatics)
  • UMMHC RN Educational Assistant Intern - EPSIP (Graduate RN Orientation)

Note: ALL positions require you to have reliable transportation as well as provide your own housing accommodations.

Thank you for your interest in the EPSIP program! We hope you keep us in mind as you consider your options this summer. Applications CLOSED APRIL 25, 2016.

All applications will be processed through our Human Resources Application Portal. You will need to create a profile, then apply for you preferred position (s). A link will appear here when the applications go live. Your application will be processed as soon as it is submitted. We will interview on a rolling basis until the position is filled. This means there are no application deadlines. If you have any trouble with the online submission of your application or essay, you may contact summerinternship@umassmed.edu

 

 

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