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To provide the best possible comprehensive care requires the brightest and most ambitious minds. Whether you are involved in operations, administration or management - the pursuit of excellence begins with great leaders. Which is why the Boston Medical Center Emerging Leaders Health Care Administration Program is looking for serious, motivated undergraduates and postgraduates for its paid internship and fellowship programs.

Through the Emerging Leaders Health Care Administration Program, Boston Medical Center offers a unique and exciting opportunity to turn your academic knowledge into practical, hands-on experience. Our private, not-for-profit, 547-bed facility emphasizes community-based services, providing accessible- and excellent - medical care while serving as the largest safety net hospital in New England.

As the primary teaching affiliate for the Boston University School of Medicine, we offer a dynamic and progressive environment in which to learn, practice, and grow as a professional.


Life in the South End
From the beginnings of the American Revolution to the cutting edge of modern medicine, Boston has always been an exciting place to live and work - and from our location in the South End, Boston Medical Center is at the center of it all.

Located minutes from the renowned Museum of Fine Arts, the shops of Newbury Street and the excitement of Fenway Park and the Fleet Center, the South End is an exciting and diverse community know for great restaurants, thriving art scene and beautiful, historic architecture. And with the beaches of Cape Cod, the mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont, and dozens of world-class universities just a short drive away, it's an ideal setting for a fulfilling career….and a full life.


Internship Program (3 months during the summer)
You will be provided with an opportunity to learn in a fast-paced, productive health care environment. Interns work with experienced directors and managers in order to gain tangible skills and valuable work experience.

Internship Requirements include:
  • Attend an accredited college or university
  • Be a full-time student in a bachelor's or master's degree program. Must be at least a second semester junior.
  • Maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0.
  • Be available to work for three consecutive months during the summer.

Fellowship Program (1 year)
You will be provided with a foundation for health care management leadership roles, as we offer true-to-life experiences and learning opportunities within essential areas of a medical care organization. As a result, you will gain experience through exposure to the executive management level. We will also rotate you through key departments and divisions of the hospital, with the objective of obtaining an applied understanding of selected areas. Rotational areas include (but are not limited to):
  • Ambulatory and Operational Areas
  • Finance
  • Ancillary Services
  • Human Resources

Although greatly encouraged, the fellowship carries no commitment of employment at Boston Medical Center upon completion. The knowledge and skills developed during the program are widely transferable in most health care environments.

Fellowship Requirements include:
  • Must have completed a master's degree program at an accredited college or university.
  • Must be available for a 1-year period for fellowship responsibilities.

Application Process for both programs
The completed application packet must include:

  • Completed Boston Medical Center Employment Application
  • Current Resume
  • Two professional recommendations
  • Official college transcript
  • Written essay. Essay subject. No more than 750 words: What are your health care career objectives and how do you hope to attain them?
  • All materials, with the exception of the on-line application must be sent to:

      Boston Medical Center
      Attn: HR/Emerging Leaders Program
      85 E. Concord Street, First Floor
      Boston, MA 02118

Application Deadlines
Internship Program application deadline: March 9, 2007.

Fellowship Program application deadline: All supporting materials must be received by Boston Medical Center no later than 6-weeks after submission of a completed, on-line application.

Selected candidates for the respective programs will be contacted to schedule initial interviews in approximately 6- weeks from their application deadline.


Applicant Population
Boston Medical Center encourages undergraduates and postgraduates nationwide to apply. The Emerging Leaders Health Care Administration Program is designed to enhance minority representation in professional, technical and managerial roles in health care, and our application population reflects this.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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