Summer Internships

What is a SEARHC Summer Internship?

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Summer Internship Program provides work experience for tribal members attending high school, college or technical programs who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. It allows participants to explore career options in health care. Interns receive valuable on the job training in their health care career of interest and earn a minimal hourly stipend. At the conclusion of the internship, participants will receive a performance evaluation with valuable feedback from their mentor/mentors.

Who is eligible?

  • Enrolled tribal members or descendants as certified through a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)

  • Must be currently enrolled in high school, college or vocational school and attending full time

  • Must be in good academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 2.5

How do I apply?

To be considered, all the following items must be included:

  • Copy of current transcripts

Timelines

  • Recruitment: February - April

  • Application Deadline: End of April
    Must be received or postmarked by this date.

  • Final Selection of Interns: Mid May

  • Internship Program: June - September

Important Information

Interns must be able to work a minimum of thirty hours and a maximum of forty hours per week under the supervision of a manager at a SEARHC facility. All interns will be required to submit fingerprints for a background check once selected. Although a minimal hourly stipend is provided, interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation during the internship. SEARHC will NOT provide housing and/or transportation.

Contact Information:

Louise Brady, Recruiter

lbrady@searhc.org

907-966-8903 Phone

907-966-8527 Fax