MaineHealth Non-Clinical Summer Internship Program

2017 interns

MaineHealth's Non-Clinical Summer Internship Program is a terrific opportunity for students to gain valuable insight and experience in a corporate healthcare setting. These are paid positions.

Students will each be paired with a MaineHealth employee who will be their preceptor and mentor for the summer. The preceptor will assign several tasks and projects to the student.

In addition to working closely with their preceptor, the interns will attend several lunch and learn sessions throughout the summer. These sessions include discussions with MaineHealth senior leaders, informative presentations about how to write effective resumes and cover letters, and mock-interview sessions to practice answering behavior-based interview questions.

Eligibility

To be considered for a position with the MaineHealth Non-Clinical Summer Internship Program, you must be a student attending an accredited educational institution (college, university, graduate school, medical school, etc.) You must be enrolled as a half-time or full-time student. 

Apply to the MaineHealth Non-Clinical Summer Internship Program

Submit your application materials between February 1st - March 16th.

Application materials:

Email your application materials to:

Bonnie Carleton
Health Educator, Community Education Program
Internship Coordinator
bcarleton@mainehealth.org

Are you interested in a clinical experience? Contact Janell Lewis at jlewis4@mmc.org.

Timeline

Submit application materials

To apply for a position, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed internship application form between February 1st - March 16th. Email all application materials to the internship coordinator, Bonnie Carleton (bcarleton@mainehealth.org). 

Interviews

If the internship coordinator thinks you would be a good match for one of the available positions, your information will be sent to the preceptor. At this time, the preceptor may contact you to schedule an interview.  

Interviews will take place March - April. You will be contacted to let you know if you have been selected or not.

Onboarding process

Before you can officially start working as an intern at MaineHealth for the summer, there are a few things that you will need to do. You will need to complete an employee health screening test, get up-to-date on vaccinations, take a photo for your employee ID badge and attend an orientation session at Maine Medical Center. 

Internship program

Your internship will most likely run from June - August, although adjustments can possibly be made depending on your school schedule. Most interns are hired to work 40 hours each week.

You will be given a copy of the Summer Internship Program schedule at the welcome lunch session. This schedule will have details about the lunch & learn sessions you will be attending throughout the summer. 

The internship program will conclude in August with final presentations done by each student. The presentations will be 15-20 minutes and will address the projects you worked on, things you learned and your plan moving forward in your career.

Would you like to be a preceptor?

This program is a terrific opportunity for students and a unique program that we as an organization benefit from greatly. Being an internship preceptor is a great way to develop your skillset as a professional mentor. Think about the people who invested time and energy in you when you were in college and how much they helped you start your career. This is a great opportunity to pay it forward!

If you are interested in being a preceptor, please contact the internship coordinator, Bonnie Carleton (bcarleton@mainehealth.org).

 

Preceptor materials:

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