Spring Intern - Research

Sanford Health

Research Internship

Job Title: Spring Intern | Research | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : HR Academic Affairs - Intern Program

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Varies

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.


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.


Under specific direction, assists other research investigators by performing basic research and experimentation following established protocols. Performs routine lab and equipment maintenance, such as cleaning glassware, counter tops, and equipment. May be responsible for calibration of instruments. Sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus. Assists with research projects as directed. Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Reads current literature as directed by senior research investigator(s). Possesses a basic level knowledge of laboratory procedures.

Adapts documents and presentations for the intended audience. Coaches others on leveraging their strengths in one environment and applying them to another. Communicates effectively with diverse audiences, using appropriate media and language. Contributes as a member on a variety of teams. Demonstrates the ability to maintain focus on a regular basis and to promote habits that improve focus. Describes the impact of the organization on the community and the environment. Influences key individuals inside and outside own group and earns their respect. Maintains sense of commitment to success, personal achievement and satisfaction. Marks progress toward achieving the vision at key milestones and special events. Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors a set of projects within a program. Shifts focus among several efforts as required by changing priorities. Will attend have the opportunity to attend lab meetings, data club, and seminars.


Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university.

Demonstrates time management and organizational skills. Exhibits good communication and interpersonal skills. Possesses a working knowledge and use of basic computer programs, such as MS Word and Excel.

Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

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: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD13747