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Internships at Avera

Join our health care ministry as a student! An internship at Avera provides real-world education and training to prepare you for an eventual career in your chosen field. You’ll also experience the caring workplace culture present at Avera for over 100 years.

Internship Opportunities

Many exciting internships are available throughout the Avera region year-round. View a list of current internship openings.

Aberdeen

  • Nursing - Summer (applications accepted September 1-October 31, 2017, for Summer 2018)

Sioux Falls

  • Administration - Cancer Services - Summer
  • Administration - Human Resources/Workforce Planning - Summer
  • Administration - Payor Strategies - Summer
  • Administration - Presentation Sisters - Spring, Summer (view details)
  • Administration - Quality and Accreditation - Summer
  • Administration - Service Line - Summer
  • Biomed - Spring
  • Biomedical Research - Summer
  • Counseling/Inpatient Behavioral Health - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Exercise Science - Spring, Summer
  • Finance - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Graduate Administrative - Summer (inquiries accepted January 1-15)
  • Hospitality Services - Summer
  • Information Technology (location variable) - Fall, Summer
  • Molecular and Experimental Medicine - Summer
  • Nursing - Summer (applications accepted August 10-September 7, 2017, for Summer 2018 internship)
  • Outpatient Behavioral Health Counseling (Brookings, SD) - Spring
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Physical Therapy - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pharmacy - view details
  • Psychology/Inpatient Behavioral Health - Spring, Summer
  • Safety and Emergency Management - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Security - Summer
  • Social Work (BSW)
    • Inpatient Hospital - Fall
  • Social Work (MSW)
    • Behavioral Health Assessment - Fall
    • Chemical Dependency Program - Fall
    • Employee Assistance Program - Fall
    • Hospice - Fall
    • Inpatient Behavioral Health - Fall
    • Outpatient Behavioral Health (Sioux Falls) - Fall
    • Outpatient Behavioral Health (Southwest Minnesota) - Fall, Spring, Summer
    • Transplant Services - Fall
  • Worksite Wellness - Spring

Marshall

  • Nursing - Summer (applications accepted through October 31, 2017, for Summer 2018 internship)

Mitchell

  • Nursing Administration/Patient Services - Summer

Yankton

  • Administration - Summer
  • Fitness Center - Spring
  • Nursing - Summer (applications accepted September 6-October 6, 2017, for Summer 2018 internship)
  • Social Work - Fall

Internship Requirements

  • Must be a current college student, in the last half of your academic program
  • Internship credit is required

Application Timelines

  • Fall internship applications accepted April 1 – 15
  • Spring internship applications accepted Oct. 1 – 15
  • Summer internship applications accepted Feb. 1 – 15

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Nursing Student Internship Programs

Begin your nursing career journey with Avera! We offer several nursing internship opportunities throughout our health care system.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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