Employer: MaineHealth
Internship Number: 517
Internship Title: Non-Clinical Summer Intern
Location: Various locations in Maine
Period of Engagement: Summer 
Compensation: Paid – $11.00 per hour for undergraduate students; $15.00 per hour for graduate students
Description of the Internship:
MaineHealth is a non-profit corporation devoted to building a family of healthcare services offering high quality, cost-efficient preventive care.  MaineHealth is a family of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations working together so their communities are the healthiest in America. Ranked among the nation’s top 100 integrated healthcare delivery networks, MaineHealth member organizations include Franklin Community Health Network, LincolnHealth, Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Maine Medical Center, MaineHealth Care at Home, Memorial Hospital, NorDx, Pen Bay Medical Center, Southern Maine Health Care, Synernet, Waldo County General Hospital, and Western Maine Health; the MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization is part of the MaineHealth family. Affiliates of MaineHealth include MaineGeneral Health, Mid Coast-Parkview Health, New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland, and St. Mary’s Health System.

MaineHealth is seeking summer interns to work in non clinical fields. 

For more information on MaineHealth, please visit their website at:  http://www.mainehealth.org/default.cfm

Responsibilities:
MaineHealth’s non-clinical student summer internship program seeks to pair students interested in learning more about various aspects of health cre and health systems in Maine with initiatives or programs that need assistance with projects or tasks.The hours available vary depending on organization need and can range from a defined number of hours for a project to steady part or full-time work. Internships typically take place during the summer months in order to expose the student over a longer duration, and in some cases can be scheduled on other extended breaks.

Placements: Please note that the MaineHealth student internship program will place students in non-clinical positions within MaineHealth corporate and not at member hospitals or organizations (e.g. Maine Medical Center, NorDx Labs, etc.). We are looking for interns to be a part of the following areas:

  • Population Health
  • Quality and Value Improvement
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Chronic Disease
  • Health Administration
  • Community Education

Learn more about this internship program at:  http://www.mainehealth.org/MH-Internship

Qualifications:
  • Must be attending an accredited educational institution, including, but not limited to;  college, university, or graduate school, medical school
  • Must be enrolled not less than half time in a course of study related to the work to be performed.
Application Process:
Application is made through both UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement and MaineHealth as follows:
I.  Students must submit all 3 documents listed below before being considered for an interview: Submissions after March 1 will not be accepted.

  1. A cover letter, including a description of your goals for an internship
  2. A current resume, please make sure you label your resume file with your name and the date that you send it.
  3. A completed copy of the Internship Application Form

Please email application materials beginning January 1st and by no later than March 1st to:

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

II.  Forward a copy of your application materials to UMF’s Partnership at:  pca@maine.edu and notify your faculty member of your application.  

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