Purpose of the Internship Program
To introduce current high school juniors and seniors to career opportunities in health care. Selected students spend seven weeks during the summer in a hospital environment, immersed in one of the following hospital areas: nursing unit, pediatric physical therapy, child life, music therapy and administrative office.
The Service League Board of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is a volunteer-based fundraising body of the hospital providing financial support for many important hospital programs one of them being the summer internship. In 2014, they are awarding eight $750 paid summer internships.
Recipients will be selected on the basis of a health career interest, participation in extra-curricular activities, and scholastic achievement. Recipients will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours/week for a seven-week period during the summer of 2014.
Once accepted, interns will be required to attend a new volunteer orientation and complete a medical screening that includes a two-step Tuberculosis test and verification of vaccination records.
- Applicant must be interested in working in a hospital setting.
- Applicant must be a high school junior or graduating senior at the time of application
- If you were an intern the year before, you are not eligible to participate in this program again.
Applicants must submit the following:
- Completed application with internship selections (2 pages)
- A letter telling us why you are interested in this internship
- Two letters of recommendation (e.g. from teachers, counselors, supervisors etc.). Letters from family members or friends will not be accepted.
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If you have any questions, please contact Magda Scanlan, Manager of Volunteer Services at 847.723.6194 or email: email@example.com