University of Southern Indiana

Health Services Internship - HP480

The internship offers students in Health Administration, Public Health, Worksite Wellness, Gerontology and Long Term Care Administration the opportunity to apply the theories and skill sets learned in the classroom to the real world of healthcare. The internship is completed under the supervision of a qualified and experienced healthcare professional in the community setting. The chance to observe and share in the knowledge base of those already working in the field offers students a bridge between the academic setting and the work world.

All internships are offered in conjunction with Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) guidelines.  For complete information about an Internship in Health Services, please read:

Health Services Internship Handbook - pdf

Health Services Internship Application - pdf

If you are a Interdisciplinary Gerontology Minor, please use the application below:

Interdisciplinary Gerontology Minor Application - pdf

Steps to an Internship Prior to Release for Registration for HP480:

1.  Complete and submit application - Return to the Health Services Office in HP2145

  • April 15 for Fall internships
  • September 15 for Spring internships
  • February 15 for Summer internships

2.  Make appointment with Kathy Weinzapfel in Career Services

  • Before or during the month of April for a Fall internship
  • Before or during the month of September for a Spring internship
  • Before or during the month of February for a Summer internship

3.  Secure Internship with Site Supervisor

  • Return your completed and signed Health Services Contract, Work Agreement and Contact Information forms to the Health Services Office in HP2145.

4.  Enroll and complete your CertifiedBackground Profile by the deadlines below:

  • August 1 for Fall internships - All requirements must be met and uploaded prior to course registraton
  • December 1 for Spring internships - All requirements must be met and uploaded prior to course registration
  • May 1 for Summer internships - All requirements must be met and uploaded prior to course registration

Questions?  Please contact:

Dr. Ethel Elkins   Kathy Weinzapfel Joy Fein
Faculty Sponsor OR Internship Mentor OR Certified Background Coordinator
(812) 461-5490 (812) 464-1865 (812)461-5329
 HP 2044    Orr Center 074 HP 2145



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