Student Internships

Our summer internship programs have evolved to include partner organizations that align with our focus on Diversity & Inclusion and Workforce Development. We currently offer the following internship opportunities for high school and college students:

  • High School:
    • Dallas Works, Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program
    • Plano Mayor's Summer Internship Program
  • College:
    • Children’s Health Summer College Internship Program

We are currently reviewing our college summer internship program and expect to partner with the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity's Summer Enrichment Program.

Student Programs

High School Level

Cristo Rey Dallas (Corporate Work Study Program)
An innovative model that gives high school students an opportunity to earn hands-on work experience while receiving college-preparatory education. Interns are hosted throughout the academic year and support departments with projects and meaningful work. 

Dallas and Plano Mayor’s Summer Internships 
Children’s Health partners with the Dallas and Plano Mayor’s Office Summer Programs to provide high school students an opportunity to gain work experience in a corporate setting.

College Level

(Undergraduate) College Summer Internship
A nine-week internship for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year of college. Interns gain a real-world view into a career in health care by supporting departments with relevant work and a process improvement projects.

(Graduate) College Summer Internship
We partner with the American Hospital Association (AHA) Institute for Diversity and Health Equity Summer Enrichment Program. The AHA Institute’s Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) places diverse graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in health care administration in a 10-week immersive internship 

Adult Programs

Apprenticeships (Non-Clinical/Corporate)

U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeships
Children’s Health has partnered with Dallas College and the U.S. Department of Labor to create registered apprenticeships for healthcare occupations. The one-year program offers a dynamic learning experience that combines on-the-job learning with related classroom instruction to prepare apprentices for positions at Children’s Health. New apprenticeship opportunities will be available in 2024.

Work Experience Academy

My Possibilities (Work Experience Academy)
My Possibilities is a non-profit that provides vocational education, job placement and internships for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This partnership plays an important role in our strategy of being an inclusive organization by providing a talent pipeline of diverse individuals for Children’s Health. The seven-week internship program consists of four interns who will each partner with a current Children’s Health team member from the department to learn the necessary skills to perform specific tasks.

For more information Contact Workforce Development