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Intern Program

UCLA Student VolunteersAn exciting opportunity awaits for a select individual seeking to gain experience in health care management with UCLA Health.  This position will work directly with the Senior Administration team providing support and assistance to various projects and assignments.

The chosen candidate will be able to shadow various health care administrators, attend management meetings and observe senior team leadership.  This is a great opportunity to see and experience firsthand what is involved in the administration of the UCLA Health. 

The internship requires 15 hours per week and at least a nine month commitment. We do not accept student-for-credit volunteers. This is a non-paid position. Letter of recommendation will be provided upon completion of internship.

Qualifications Desired:

  • Must be an undergraduate or already with a degree; some positions require a Master's level student
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently, prioritize and follow-through on assignments
  • Must possess good customer-service skills and act in a professional manner
  • Proficient in Word, Microsoft and Excel
  • Strong adherence to UC HIPAA and confidentiality guidelines and regulations required
  • Candidate must be flexible, and possess a positive attitude
  • Experience in an office environment working as part of a team

Please note that all internships are non-clinical in nature, and focus primarily on the business or administrative component of healthcare. Below is a listing of the positions available. Read over the descriptions and when applying (link at bottom of the page), make references to the positions you wish to be considered for.

Internship Categories:

Administration

Finance

Information Technology

Marketing

Patient Experience

Quality and Safety

Volunteer Services

ADMINISTRATION

Clinical Neurophysiology

Emergency Preparedness #1

Emergency Preparedness #2

Emergency Services

Care Coordination and Clinical Social Work

Nursing Education

Nursing Research & Education

Nursing, Data Research

Pfleger Liver Institute & General Surgery

General Services

Head & Neck Surgery

Laboratory Operations

Medical Coding & Clinical Documentation

Nursing Ronald Reagan #1

Nursing Ronald Reagan #2

Nursing Santa Monica #1

Nursing Santa Monica #2

Nursing Santa Monica #3

Patient Business Services

Patient Satisfaction

Planning, Design and Construction

Radiology

FINANCE

Radiology

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Architecture & Engineering

Neurology

MARKETING

Marketing

PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Employee Volunteer Interpreter Program (EVIP)

Rehab Services

Surgical Waiting Area

QUALITY & SAFETY

Radiation Oncology

Quality & Safety

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Wayfinding Program

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CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Please note, you will not be allowed to log out and return to complete the application so please have your work and volunteer history ready when you begin to complete the online form. You will have an hour to fill out the application online.

If you have questions about the program, you may contact Silva Thomas via email sithomas@mednet.ucla.edu or call 310.267.8186.