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Spring Intern - Human Resources

Sanford Health

Business Internship

Job Title: Spring Intern | Human Resources | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department : HR Intern Program - Career Development - Fargo

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other


Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.

The Human Resources Intern will take part in meetings within Human Resources (HR Joint Operations) and Operations(Patient Services; some 1:1 meetings with Directors, Manager Interviews, etc.). The Human Resources Intern will track and analyze both quantitative turnover data and qualitative data from interviews and direct observations. They may participate in leader development (Manager Intensives) and culture-focused events and activities. The Human Resources intern may assist with office responsibilities within Human Resources including covering the reception area.


Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Collaborates with departmental associates and management.


The Human Resources Intern will work directly with the Fargo Market based HR Business Solutions team on strategic initiatives focused on the retention and engagement of front-line managers. The intern will be working with data and leaders to determine opportunities to reduce/prevent turnover and help create retention plans.

Work environment - 45th street Business Center (HR) and will need to go to both hospitals and clinics for this internship.


  • Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to form relationships quickly
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in Qualitative Analysis preferred
  • Human Resources or IO Psych Majors preferred

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to [email protected] .

City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD16437