Sanford Health Summer Intern - Children's Health & Fitness Initiative in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Children's Health & Fitness Initiative | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


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.


Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. 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.


The Sanford Children's Health and Fitness Initiative (Sanford FIT) is a health activation platform aimed to prevent chronic disease in children, including obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. FIT provides free, online educational materials for educators, parents, physicians, caregivers, and communities. This position will work with a small team to develop and create educational and programmatic pieces for children. The best candidate will be able to work independently and collaboratively with internal and external partners. The internship will include creating health promotion, education, and outreach programming materials. The intern will work collaboratively with the team to coordinate, prepare, design, create, and administer internal and external health promotion resources. The candidate must possess excellent writing and speaking skills. Candidate should demonstrate understanding of assessing community needs, collaborating with partners, and creating programs that demonstrate improvement in awareness, literacy, and behavior change. Knowledge of program development models (logic models) is preferred. Occasional travel may be required. Event attendance during weekend and evening hours is required.


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. Writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office) Preferred: Digital marketing experience, graphic design experience, Adobe Creative Cloud Program of Study: Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Education or Related Field Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work collaboratively.

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.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Students and Interns

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req28038