Intern

Remote - East Lansing, MI

Interns at the Michigan Health Information Network (MIHIN) provide a fresh perspective on healthcare issues and create innovative solutions that help the Michigan Health Information Network transform the healthcare industry. Interns are an essential part of the team at our growing, health IT nonprofit.

The Michigan Health Information Network provides a high‐energy environment for a wide variety of talented people who are working to build a healthier future for the state of Michigan. Our interns are the most important people at the Michigan Health Information Network because they represent our future. We look for self-motivated, professional intern candidates who can work independently and aren’t afraid to ask questions.

Interns may work up to 29 hours per week with the expectation of a minimum of 15 hours per week. All hours must be completed within our office hours Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM, with an hourly wage depending on education/experience.

Intern Program Basics

Interns represent a broad range of degree areas and develop excellent collaboration skills while working with others from diverse backgrounds.

  • Earn hourly wage ($12+/hr based on experience and degree level)
  • Work with a professional staff mentor
  • Learn about cutting-edge healthcare initiatives
  • Collaborate with staff members and other interns on projects and presentations
  • Network with health IT industry leaders

The MIHIN Internship Program accepts international students with up-to-date work authorization for off-campus employment.

MIHIN recruits undergraduate and graduate students from many accredited colleges and universities. You must be an enrolled student for the duration of your internship, but your degree area is not a concern. Our main interest is your bright mind and your willingness to accomplish thoughtful, creative work.

Required Qualifications

  • Quick learner in fast-paced, high-expectations environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative with little direction
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, OneNote, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Able to pass a background check

As an intern, you will be paired with a full-time team member to act as your mentor throughout your internship. You will collaborate with your mentor, other team members, and other interns on projects and presentations. High-performing interns are encouraged to stay with MIHIN for multiple semesters.

General Responsibilities

  • Routinely communicate and track project status and work schedule to team members via emails, meetings, presentations, reports, etc.
  • Provide day-to-day support for assigned projects including preparing meeting agendas, tracking follow-up action items, and documenting meeting activities/minutes
  • Participate in weekly project team calls, stakeholder roll calls, staff roll calls, and related project meetings
  • Contribute to challenging projects yielding valuable experience
  • Engagement with external clients in a professional manner
  • Note: Responsibilities vary greatly by department

Notice

MIHIN does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States and have the ability to pass a background and history check in keeping with federal and state regulations.