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Sanford Health Department Intern in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Careers With Purpose

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Fieldhouse Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2215 W Pentagon Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $15.00 - $21.00

Department Details

Work shifts will primarily be afternoons and evenings.

Job Summary

Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.

This internship will support athletic health and performance research. Activities will be conducted at the Sanford Sports Complex, as well as at off-site locations. Some work may be done remotely.

o Prepare laboratory / equipment for research testing

o Assist with off-site testing of research subjects

o Assist with lab-based testing of research subjects

o Create spreadsheets and conduct basic to complex data analysis

o Perform literature reviews and reports


o Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master's program from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields: kinesiology, exercise science, athletic training, pre-medicine or closely related field; or recent graduate from one of these programs

o Must be responsible, mature and act professionally

o Technical proficiency and above-average knowledge of computer technology is preferred

o Knowledge of exercise physiology as it relates to athletic performance is preferred

o Knowledge of neurology, neurocognitive function and/or concussion is preferred

o Knowledge of statistics and data analytics is preferred

o Past human subjects research experience is preferred



Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0189407
Job Function: Student Services
Featured: No