Internship Opportunities

Elkhart General Hospital

Volunteer Services

  • Redcoat/Transportation
  • Information/Reception Desks
  • Emergency department
  • Patient care units
  • Spanish bilingual program
  • Many other opportunities

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center

  • Pharmacy courier
  • Information
  • Administrative Assistant
  • HIS Customer Service
  • PACU
  • Pediatric therapy
  • Transport patients and visitors

AIDS Ministries/AIDS Assist

  • HIV education and testing
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Case management
  • Food pantry
  • Housing
  • Support group
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Transportation

St. Joseph County Department of Health

Past interns have gone on to...

  • CDC Fellows
  • Manager in population health
  • Medical school
  • Peace corps
  • Health Educators

Projects

  • Community health profile
  • Presentations
  • Nutrition summer camp
  • Prescription to Play program
  • Trainings for HD staff
  • Summer lunch program

Other opportunities

  • Goodwill Industries
  • The Center for the Homeless
  • YMCA
  • South Bend Fire Department
  • and many more

Internship goals

HSC-A291

Under the advisement of a faculty member and supervision of an assigned specialist at the placement site, the student will work or otherwise actively participate in the related setting, toward the completion of internship objectives; primarily consisting of participation in volunteer activity at community sites. Internships will vary between students but must be completed in less than one academic year. This health science internship is an introduction to community site involvement.

HSC-A491

This is an upper level internship. It is expected that students enrolled in this upper level internship have a well-established project defined with a community partner, prior to the start. Under the advisement of a faculty member and supervision of an assigned specialist at the placement site, the student will work or otherwise actively participate in the related setting, toward the completion of an internship project. Projects will vary in duration and subject matter, but will be completed in less than one academic year.

If you are interested in any of these sites or in establishing an internship at another site please send an email to Dr. Ian Clift, Director of Health Sciences, icclift@iusb.edu or send your inquiries to HSintern@iusb.edu.