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About Interoperability Institute’s Internship Program
The Interoperability Institute (IOI) Workforce Development goal is to provide early career opportunities to address the talent gap in information technology and healthcare to ensure the supply of talent meets the current and emerging needs of the healthcare IT industry. The Workforce Development team hosts a long standing Internship Program in partnership with our family of companies, including the Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN) and Velatura.
Interns provide a fresh perspective on healthcare issues and create innovative solutions that help transform the healthcare industry. Interns are an essential part of the team at our growing, fast-paced health IT nonprofit. We look for self-motivated, professional intern candidates who can work independently and aren’t afraid to ask questions
Position Description – Health IT Sales Intern
- Editing content, suggesting improvements to written content
- Proofreading material for marketing and community engagement
- Cultivating relationships with internal stakeholders
- Providing ongoing input, information, and materials that support internal and external communication efforts about products and opportunities for community engagement
- Learning about health IT software products to the point of being able to present about them
- Preferred skills: Customer Relationship Management systems (HubSpot), Microsoft Office Suites
- Preferred degree programs: Communication, Marketing, Business
Internship Program Basics
- All our internships are remote, with laptop provided
- 15 – 29 hours/week within our office hours (Eastern Time Zone)
- Internships are a minimum 2 semester commitment
- Internships generally start in January, May, and August
- Earn hourly wage ($12+/hr based on experience and degree level)
- Internships are part-time, temporary positions
- Mentored by a professional full time staff team member
- Learn about cutting-edge healthcare initiatives
- Network with health IT industry leaders
- Collaborate with staff members and other interns on projects
Interns may work up to 29 hours per week with the expectation of a minimum of 15 hours per week. All hours must be completed within our office hours Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM Eastern Time, with an hourly wage depending on education/experience.
The Internship Program accepts international students with up-to-date work authorization for off-campus employment.
We recruit undergraduate and graduate students from many accredited colleges and universities. Interns must be an enrolled student for the duration of the internship, but degree area is not a concern. Our main interest is a willingness to learn and be productive.
- Must have reliable internet connection
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Must be available to work at least 15 hours/week for 2 semesters
- Must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program
- Quick learner in fast-paced, high-expectations environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to take initiative with little direction
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, OneNote, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Able to pass a background check
- Note: Responsibilities vary greatly by department
Interns are paired with a full-time team member to mentor them throughout the internship. Interns collaborate with their mentor, their team members, and other interns on tasks and projects. High-performing interns are encouraged to stay for multiple semesters.
At Interoperability Institute, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer who recognizes that our diversity is our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced, and how we think to best serve our stakeholders and our communities.
Because our family of companies serve everyone, we believe in including everyone. This means we strive to hire qualified employees that are diverse in thinking and in race, gender, gender identity and/or gender expression, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, physical, mental, or sensory disability, citizenship, family or partnership status, socioeconomic upbringing, and more.
We believe diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.