Application Process (to be updated March 2015)

The Graduate Administrative Internship is a paid, 8-week summer program. The program begins on June 22, 2015 and concludes on August 14, 2015. Applications must be received no later than January 15, 2015. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program (e.g. health services, business administration or an equivalent) to qualify. Leading applicants are generally interviewed in early February, and final selections are made in late February/early March. Applications will not be considered past the deadline date. The most promising applicants demonstrate superior academic performance, leadership skills and relevant healthcare experience. Interns project maturity, professionalism and initiative. They are comfortable in complex organizations and passionate about their career aspirations.

Important Dates

Application Due Date: January 15, 2015 Interview Process: February Final Selection: February/early March Internship Start Date: June 22, 2015 Internship End Date: August 14, 2015 The following information is required for your application submission:

  • Resume
  • One to two page statement which addresses: 1) Your interests in Northwestern Memorial HealthCare; 2) Your passion for a career in healthcare and how an internship complements your career goals; 3) Your experience working and/or volunteering in a healthcare setting; 4) How you used your leadership skills in a work, volunteer or education setting
  • Sealed, official graduate program transcripts 
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes. Please use this PDF iconNMHC Letter of Recommendation Form.pdf: 1) One sealed recommendation must be from your graduate program director; 2) One sealed recommendation must be from your present or past employer or an academic professor 
  • Optional: If you would like confirmation that your packet was received, please also include a self-addressed stamped postcard

Please mail your complete application packet to:

Graduate Administrative Internship NM Academy Northwestern Memorial HealthCare 541 North Fairbanks Court Suite 950 Chicago, IL 60611 Please e-mail if you have any questions.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Selection among applicants will be made without regard to race, religion, national origin or sex of the applicant.