The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Summer Internship Program provides work experience for tribal members attending high school, college or technical programs who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. It allows participants to explore career options in health care. Interns receive valuable on the job training in their health care career of interest and earn a minimal hourly stipend. At the conclusion of the internship, participants will receive a performance evaluation with valuable feedback from their mentor/mentors.
Enrolled tribal members or descendants as certified through a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)
Must be currently enrolled in high school, college or vocational school and attending full time
Must be in good academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 2.5
To be considered, all the following items must be included:
Two letters of recommendation
(Can be a teacher, counselor, employer or tribal leader)
Copy of current transcripts
Recruitment: February - April
Application Deadline: End of April
Must be received or postmarked by this date.
Final Selection of Interns: Mid May
Internship Program: June - September
Interns must be able to work a minimum of thirty hours and a maximum of forty hours per week under the supervision of a manager at a SEARHC facility. All interns will be required to submit fingerprints for a background check once selected. Although a minimal hourly stipend is provided, interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation during the internship. SEARHC will NOT provide housing and/or transportation.
Louise Brady, Recruiter