Summer Administrative Internship Program
Program Overview 

The Summer Administrative Internship is a competitive paid 12-week intensive and hands on experience for graduate level candidates from across the country to work directly with SSM Health leaders on operational and emerging project needs, as well as help solve real time problems experienced in health care delivery.


Program Objectives

  • Provide interns with invaluable education and several enrichment activities to expose the intern to the Mission centered culture at SSM Health 
  • Gain a better understanding of each area and have exposure to various administrative, managerial, and medical staff meetings
  • Learn aspects of health care operations, strategy, and other relevant areas, with guidance from the preceptor
  • Build relationships with senior leaders
  • Learn to contribute actively by collaborating with other team members and providing input, recommendations, and constructive feedback

Program Eligibility

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Master's program
  • Pass criminal background check, drug screen panel, and physical exam with documented proof of immunizations or titers

Program Length

  • 12 weeks in length over the summer, typically from the end of May – mid-August
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time hours, Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm​​​​​​​

Program Benefits

  • Receive hourly pay plus full-time benefits
  • Possibility of continuing your internship after the summer


Program Selection Process

  • Complete SSM Health application and screening process
  • Complete an interview with the host site team
  • Internship participants will be identified for the program and notified

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