Sanford Health Summer Intern - Sanford PROMISE Education in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Sanford PROMISE Education | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


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.


Assist the Sanford PROMISE K-12 Education and Outreach Team by creating and teaching basic research and science experimentation following established protocols. The intern will also assist the team in event planning and attendance at local and regional events for Sanford PROMISE. Performs routine lab and equipment maintenance, such as cleaning glassware, counter tops, and equipment. Maintains lab chemical and equipment inventory and may be responsible for calibration of instruments. Sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus and creates equipment sets for sharing with regional schools. Assists with research projects, tours, and student visits as directed. Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Reads current literature and procedures as directed by PROMISE staff. Maintains records of visits and analyzes basic data that result from outreach programming. Basic level knowledge of laboratory procedures required. Requires time management and organizational skills. Good communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Ability to present science content in an exciting enthusiastic way to students aged 3-20 is expected. Event attendance is required.


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. Candidate must be knowledgeable in science, technology, engineering, and math content and topics. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication ability. Must be able to commit to the hours scheduled during days, evenings, and some weekends. Must be a Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Science Education, Education, Computer Science, Marketing, or related field.

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.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Students and Interns

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: req28040