Sanford Health Summer Intern - Profile - Research in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Profile - Research | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Frontiers - Profile Innovation & Research - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

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. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities.


Intern will obtain human subjects training certification. Intern will assist in active study recruitment. Intern will assist Project Manager with day to day tasks and needs. Intern will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks and projects within the Profile research space which may include, literature review, study summary, science blogs, etc.

Internship Responsibilities:

• Would be responsible for current active study recruitment for projects in Profile.

• Would be responsible for working with Project Manager on new protocols and the IRB process.

• Mentor/Preceptor specific activities that pertain to the position (ex. 1-on-1 mentor sessions, 1 Million Cups meetings, department specific training)

• Working with PM to do daily recruitment for studies and find potential participants for studies.

• Assisting PM and Director with literature reviews and the writing of a summary document of a weight management program.

• Will be responsible for working with research partners to handle orders for study participants.

• May be asked to work on a variety of projects assigned by the Director.

• May be asked to assist with data analysis and manuscript writing.

Intern Qualifications:

• Previous research experience in human and/or biological sciences preferred.

• Must be a Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in biology, nutrition, exercise science, psychology, or science related field 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


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.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD01830