Sanford Health Summer Intern - Human Resources-LEAD in Bismarck, North Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Human Resources-LEAD | Bismarck

City: Bismarck

State: ND

Department : HR Intern Program

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other


Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.


Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities.


The intern will work with the Director of Learning & Development and Senior Administrative Assistant to improve efficiencies in the acceptance and placement of students requesting clinical experiences at Sanford Bismarck. This includes the development of an electronic database to identify departments, preceptors, and student capacity with a corresponding calendar to manage and track student placements. The intern will work with the LEAD Center staff, directors, and managers to develop an understanding of the student placement process. Internship responsibilities include the development of an electronic database/system to efficiently manage and maximize student placements. Participate in 1-on-1 mentor sessions. Attend and lead meetings related to assigned projects. Work independently on assigned projects seeking mentor support as needed. Observe day-to-day LEAD Center operations to identify opportunities for increased efficiency and optimization of SharePoint. Support unplanned workforce development needs. Prioritize projects based on changes in organizational needs. The applicant must have high levels of personal organization and efficiency with the ability to support individuals and teams to enhance their organization and efficiency. Must have the ability to critically think, be flexible, work independently, prioritize tasks as needed, and have strong communication skills. Must be a junior or senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Healthcare Management/Administration, Communication, Management, Management Communication, Management Information Systems, Strategic Communication, Public Relations, or other degree field with emphasis on project management, communication, systems thinking, and strategic planning or an immediate graduate having received one of the previously listed majors. The intern must commit to the hours scheduled during the 12-week internship, with flexibility to the interns schedule.


Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care,

leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research,

education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition

here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families

and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

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City: Bismarck

State: ND

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD01684