Healthcare Management Program Internship

Exploring the business of health care

Internship: June 3, 2019 - August 9, 2019- 10 week paid internship 
Locations: Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk County), Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island & Westchester

At Northwell Health we are on a quest to define the health care industry of tomorrow. Last summer 24 interns - out of more than 900 submissions - were selected to participate in Northwell Health’s Healthcare Management Program (HMP) as a Summer AssociateNext summer, that could be you. Are you Made for this?

About the internship:

  • We heard our previous Summer Associates loud and clear when their feedback was to extend the program. We listened, and our 2019 program will now be 10 weeks!
  • Our Healthcare Management Program is an extensive paid summer internship open to current undergraduate college Juniors or those graduating in December 2019, with a record of outstanding academic achievement and leadership abilities.
  • Through this unique program, you will gain exposure to the roles and responsibilities of a health care administrator in one of our many participating hospitals and clinical service lines.

The HMP internship is a first stepping stone in your career journey that can lead to many opportunities- including prime consideration into a full-time job in the Management Associate Program (MAP) post-graduation. The past three summers, over 30 Associates were offered jobs after graduation. 


Internship structure:

After an orientation to our organization, culture, values, and mission you will learn the basic operations of running a hospital, service line, or health care related business. Through the guidance of your carefully selected mentor, you will experience:

  • Exposure & networking with executive leadership
  • Meaningful hands-on project work and assignments
  • Weekly didactic educational sessions
  • Attendance at top level decision making meetings
  • Team building activities
  • Site tours
  • End of summer Alumni Dinner where you can meet with executives and HMP Alumni
  • And much more


Express interest by submitting your resume below. You will be required to submit a resume, a 250 words or less statement of intent stating why are you interested in the Healthcare Management Program Internship and what your career aspirations are and at least one reference. Statement of interest is required to be considered.

Deadline: Application and supporting documents must be electronically submitted by 11:59pm EST on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Qualified students will be contacted via e-mail regarding first round interview information no later than Wednesday, December 5, 2018.