Sanford Health Summer Intern - Public Safety in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Public Safety | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department : HR Intern Program

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.


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. 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.


The Emergency Management / Public Safety Internship position provides the intern with an opportunity to participate in the daily activities of a large healthcare emergency management program. Activities include mitigation and planning projects, exercises and corrective action processes and special events planning as necessary. This internship is with the Sanford Enterprise Public Safety program and will expose the intern to large-scale emergency operations center management. Internship responsibilities include: The intern will work directly with Public Safety Director in managing the organizational electronic Incident Command program, provide assistance in the development of the Sanford Enterprise Crisis Action Plan, train in the use of the electronic incident command program and will experience one on one interaction with high level emergency operations staff on a number of organization projects, create and manage call lists and response related to disaster activations, research and assist in the development of a corporate crisis action plan, and attend administrator training and be an effective self-starter on projects within the ICS program. The intern may be required to support a command center after hours or over the duration of a disaster event. The intern may also be called upon to assist in rapid development of contingency plans during system failures. Internship qualifications include: knowledge of MS Office, excellent communication skills, the ability to work on some occasions with minimal supervision, and the ability to be dynamic in project management as EM projects are prioritized and re-prioritized on a regular basis. Must be able to commit to the hours scheduled during the 12-week internship, ranging from 20-32 hours a week with flexibility to the interns schedule.


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.

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.

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City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD01691