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Prisma Health does not maintain any formal internship deadlines.  We recommend visiting this site weekly throughout the year to remain informed of newly announced opportunities.

Due to COVID-19, we are currently limited to only hosting students on-site if they are fulfilling degree requirements/for-credit. All students are welcome to apply to virtual opportunities. Virtual opportunities will be listed as “Virtual” within the description.

Department: Community Health Data Management

Number of positions available: 1

Availability:

  • Location of internship: Baptist Hospital
  • Approximate dates of internship: TBD – Summer
  • Preferred days of the week: Monday – Friday, varies
  • Preferred hours: Varies, TBD

Preferred degree program:

  • Students currently enrolled in: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree program
  • With a concentration or focus in: Pre-Health, Health Science, or related

Description of internship position:

Examination of the role of social factors (social class, race, ethnicity, inequality) in shaping health outcomes. Fundamental or root causes of disease as well as the structure vs. agency debate are explored. The impact of social policies on health is also examined.

In the Prisma Health Accountable Communities setting, student will be exposed to development and program management around community-based health that enables population health management. Student will have exposure to organizational operations, decision-making and the opportunity to participate in projects around Population Health Management and Community-Based Health. Opportunities include:

-Enrolling patients in the state mandated legislation Proviso 33.34 also known as the Healthy Outcomes Plan (HOP)
-Assist with the work plan and implementation of the Mobile Health Clinic
-Assist with the development of the Community Asset Map for Greenville County
-Support the implementation of the Neighborhood Health Partners (NHPs) Model
-Other projects as assigned
-Observing high level corporate staff during meetings
-Networking with various department leaders of interest.

Learning outcomes:

Student will be exposed to the macro-level social policies impacting health outcomes. Students will acquire an understanding of how quantitative and qualitative data can be used to better understand social phenomena. Student will explore concept how structure shapes agency.

The student will gain practical experience in healthcare policy, practical experience in healthcare research and explore population health as potential career.

Student Reported Learning outcomes:

Students previously interning in this role have reported they’re more familiar with and have a greater understanding of the following:

Is a stipend available? No

Is academic credit available? Not Sure

Notes to applicants:

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