Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics (ISH) is proud to offer traditional and post-traditional* students the opportunity to intern at our facilities. Our intern program focuses on exposing the selected interns to healthcare and helping them to discover their future careers.
This 6 week program will be held from June 10 - July 19, 2024.
For these paid internships, students must be entering their junior year of high school or above.
Summer interns must complete an application and the application questions. They must also submit a resume, a written reference letter, and a parental consent (if under age 18) to Human Resources.
Individuals who are selected will be required to follow the student expectations, dress code, and facility standards of behavior.
*(Post-traditional students are typically defined as being over the age of 24 when they enter higher education. They may also have one or more of following characteristics: they delayed enrollment in college after high school, they attend part-time for at least part of an academic year, they work full-time while also enrolled in school, they are financially independent, or they have dependents (spouse and/or children).
The summer internship program provides students with opportunities to:
After the deadline on March 1st, department leaders will select their top candidates to interview. Please note, not all candidates will be interviewed. Once the interns have been selected for the program, all applicants will be notified via email and mailed letter of their status. Selected interns will be contacted by our occupational health staff to complete any work-related health requirements.
The selection process for the program is offered in the following order:
Each intern will be required to create a trifold poster board. Details on the project will be provided during the first week of the program. Interns will present their projects at the end of the six weeks. Poster boards will then be displayed in the hospital for our employees and patients to gain insight on our summer intern program and the interns' experiences.
Summer interns must complete and submit the following items: application and application questions, resume, written reference letter, and parent consent (if under age 18) to Human Resources.
Use the links below or at left to submit your application and required documentation.
Resume, reference letter, and parental consent may also be:
For more information, please contact Reba Zeller at 515-532-9303 or at the email provided above.