Student Internship Clearinghouse
Welcome to the Utah Chapter of HIMSS Internship Clearinghouse
A list of current list of current internship opportunities provided to the chapter by UHIMSS members include:
The UHIMSS Student Liaison Committee is striving to provide this internship clearinghouse to UHIMSS graduate and undergraduate students. This clearninghouse will list organizational information and contact information as well as internship criteria for UHIMSS partner organizations who offer interships. Many of our student UHIMSS members would qualify for these opportunities, so take the time to explore the internships available.
Current Students - We Want You!
The Utah Chapter of HIMSS is committed to helping all of its student members in identifying and obtaining internship and employment opportunities. Most of the internships are exclusively for current students. Check the HIMSS Job Mine if you are looking for full-time or other employment opportunities. Internships listed in the clearinghouse may vary in length, compensation, and location, but offer tremendous value and experience.
Healthcare Organizations - We Want to Feature your HIT/HIM Internships
UHIMSS seeks to assist in helping our partner organizations bridge the health IT workforce gap for meeting the need for industry specific educated, trained, and experienced health information leaders and professionals. Our chapter student membership provides a talent pool of talented highly-motivated students who want to break into the healthcare field. These internship experiences can help your organization field-test a student to see if they might provide a long-term fit for your needs.
The purpose of this partnership is designed to bring together internship opportunities for UHIMSS students to achieve these goals:
- Help build the HIT workforce needed to achieve meaningful use of electronic health records and other emerging technology tools;
- Expand opportunities for students interested in HIT/HIM to obtain internships, jobs and build a network to advance their HIT careers; and
- Connect health organizations to qualified students who may help them to advance HIT initiatives.
Internship Clearinghouse FAQs
How long are the internships and when do they start?
Employment opportunities vary depending upon the host organization needs. They can range from 3-6 month non-paid short term projects to full time permanent paid positions depending upon the host organization needs.
How do the application, selection and placement processes work?
The UHIMSS chapter and our healthcare organization partners seek candidates who are a good fit with the opportunities available from the host organizations. It is important that applicants follow the host specific application process related to each posting. Host organizations will have their own specific requirements for application. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly from the host organization to be offered interviews for open positions.
Who is eligible to apply?
Eligible candidates include graduate and undergraduate students currently working on health-related degrees, certificates or experience such as allied health, public health, nursing, health informatics, and information technology.
Current Internship Opportunities:
3M Health Information Systems:
All positions filled for 2014-2015.
College Relations Manager
HealthInsight HIT Internship
Joan M. Gallegos, RN, CSW
756 E. Winchester Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
Note: Internship structure shared by Southern California Chapter of HIMSS Academic Alliance Committee Internship page!