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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

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
    • Counseling/Inpatient Behavioral Health - Fall, Spring, Summer (Summer will post January 1-15)
    • Outpatient Behavioral Health Counseling (Brookings, SD) - Spring
  • 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 Clinical Internship (view program details and timeline)
  • Pharmacy - view details
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Physical Therapy - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Speech Therapy - Fall, Spring, Summer
  • 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

Mitchell

  • Nursing Administration/Patient Services - Summer

O'Neill

Yankton

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 Clinical Internship for Students

As a student, you can begin your nursing career journey with Avera by applying for one of our paid Nursing Clinical Internship opportunities – available in Sioux Falls, Yankton and Aberdeen, Marshall and O'Neill.

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