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Application Process

The Graduate Administrative Internship is a paid, 8-week summer program. The program begins on June 23, 2014 and concludes on August 15, 2014. Applications must be received no later than February 14, 2014. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program (e.g. health services, business administration or an equivalent) to qualify.

Leading applicants are generally interviewed in early March, and final selections are made in late March/early April. Applications will not be considered past the deadline date.

The most promising applicants demonstrate superior academic performance, leadership skills and relevant healthcare experience. Interns project maturity, professionalism and initiative. They are comfortable in complex organizations and passionate about their career aspirations.

Important Dates

Application Due Date: February 14, 2014
Interview Process: March
Final Selection: March/early April
Internship Start Date: June 23, 2014
Internship End Date: August 15, 2014

The following information is required for your application submission:

  • Resume
  • One to two page statement which addresses: 1) Your interests in Northwestern Memorial HealthCare; 2) Your passion for a career in healthcare and how an internship complements your career goals; 3) Your experience working and/or volunteering in a healthcare setting; 4) How you used your leadership skills in a work, volunteer or education setting
  • Sealed, official graduate program transcripts 
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes. Please use this Graduate Administrative Internship Recommendation Form (pdf): 1) One sealed recommendation must be from your graduate program director; 2) One sealed recommendation must be from your present or past employer or an academic professor 
  • Optional: If you would like confirmation that your packet was received, please also include a self-addressed stamped postcard

Please mail your complete application packet to:

Graduate Administrative Internship
NM Academy
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
541 North Fairbanks Court
Suite 950
Chicago, IL 60611

Please e-mail adminintern@nmh.org if you have any questions.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Selection among applicants will be made without regard to race, religion, national origin or sex of the applicant.

Last UpdateNovember 4, 2013
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