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Northwell Health Staten Island Executive Healthcare Internship in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 30417

Job Description

This is a 9 Week Summer Program.

About Staten Island University Hospital:

Staten Island University Hospital is a 668-bed specialized teaching hospital that occupies two main campuses and numerous community-based health centers and laboratories. Our 17-acre campus on Seaview Avenue in Ocean Breeze features the island's most advanced emergency department, a state-of-the-art education center and our renowned Heart Institute. Our sister campus on Seguine Avenue in Prince's Bay also houses an exceptional Emergency Department including a new Pediatric Emergency Center, and boasts specialized care in Orthopedics, Behavioral Health, and Robotic Gynecologic surgery cases.

Our hospital is named among the Best Regional Hospitals and ranked as High Performing in heart bypass surgery, heart failure and COPD on U.S. News & World Report's 2020-21 list. We've also been nationally and regionally recognized for innovative care in Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Robotic Surgery, Stroke and Cancer.


Staten Island University Hospital's Executive Healthcare Internship (EHI) program provides a unique opportunity to serve your community and immerse yourself in the growing field of healthcare. Explore the EHI program where you will develop the skills, knowledge, and experience to become a leader in the healthcare industry.

This nine-week paid summer internship is open to current college undergraduate Junior and Senior students or graduate students, with ties to the Staten Island community, who are looking to gain first-hand experience from New York State's largest healthcare provider and private employer.

In the EHI program, you will work directly with a director-level mentor on comprehensive projects related to process improvement in the hospital, attend executive and hospital-wide/departmental meetings, partake in learning sessions, and present a final project.

Executive Healthcare Interns will both be exposed to a wide range of hospital functions, and be matched to a specific department within the hospital based on interest. Hospital departments may include:

  • Human Resources

  • Community Health

  • Quality

  • Facilities Management

  • Change Management & Data Analytics


For consideration, please attach your resume and a cover letter (250 words or less). Later in the application process, up to 2 reference letters, and an unofficial transcript may be requested.


  • Rising Juniors and Seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree, recent college graduates, or students enrolled in a graduate program

  • Proven academic success with a rigorous course load

  • Relevant academic coursework

  • Demonstrated interest in the healthcare field

  • Strong ties to the Staten Island community

Preferred Qualifications

  • Organizational skills for project-based work

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)