Employment at BMC
Discover Boston Medical Center
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
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:
Fellowship Program (1 year)
- 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.
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):
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.
- Ambulatory and Operational Areas
- Ancillary Services
- Human Resources
Fellowship Requirements include:
Application Process for both programs
- 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.
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
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,
Selected candidates for the respective programs will be contacted to schedule initial
interviews in approximately 6- weeks from their application deadline.
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.
How to Apply »