Sanford Health Fall Intern - HR - Process Improvement in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Fall Intern | HR - Process Improvement | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : HR Intern Program

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experience that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Must have good human relations and communications skills; must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the leadership staff. Must have strong problem solving, leadership, and analytical skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

The fall internship session is intended to provide juniors and seniors in college an opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job experience while attending to their coursework. Individuals applying for a fall internship must be from within a 100-mile radius of the internship location. Individuals accepted into a fall internship must commit to working 20-32 hours per week on-site until the maximum of 384 hours is met or another end date is agreed upon. Fall internship session start date is September 5, 2017.


The ideal candidate will be assisting in the transformation of how HR Operations serves Sanford Health employees and applicants.. There will be exposure to mapping of processes, project management and analytics in this exciting opportunity to learn and grow with the organization. The focus on innovating the best possible outcomes for our employees and supporting continuous improvement through measurement, accountability and communication make this a unique and exciting chance to learn about all that HR encompasses

Internship Responsibilities:

• Participate in converting current documentation to the new policy and procedure application for the enterprise.

• Support HR in consolidating calls to the growing Employee Service Center

• Development One on One mentorship, team sprints, meeting participation

• Assist in migrating information in to case and knowledge application

• Data analysis of HR Operations activities, project progress, audits

• Participate in focus groups aimed to improve efficiency for the benefit of our employees

• Shadowing team members to learn how Shared HR Services organizations operate

• Testing of application for user acceptance

Intern Qualifications:

• Results oriented individual with a passion to improve user and customer experiences

• Coachable and interested in learning in a fast paced, highly accountable organization

• Must be a junior or senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management, Business Management, Human Resources, Project Management or an immediate graduate having received one of the previously listed majors.

• Must be able to commit to the hours scheduled during the 12-week internship.

• Strong communication skills.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Varying levels of education based on Internship.

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. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-243-1372 or send an email to .

In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at or here for Spanish Version at .

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Students & Interns

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: req9849