Strategic Initiative Summer Intern
Job ID: R0031134 | Administrative Generalist | Part Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Summer Associate will benefit from ongoing collaboration with the entire senior leadership team and will be intimately involved in an extensive range of strategic clinical and operational projects. The term "structured flexibility" most accurately describes the design of the program. The content of the experience is tailored to best match the individual's educational and organizational development needs. As such the following components and characteristics provide a basic framework for defining the Summer Associate experience.
  • Standard rotations through various departments and clinical areas of the Medical Center Open access to senior executive leadership and the entire Medical Center staff.
  • Participation in senior leadership meetings where Medical Center strategic planning direction and policy are addressed along with health system and healthcare industry issues.
  • Strategic and operational projects in several operational and corporate/centralized departments (e.g. finance clinical and general operations).
  • Participation in the completion of special projects/programs central to the Medical Center (e.g. Joint Commission preparation budget development clinical program analysis and legislative efforts).
  • Ongoing exposure to and involvement in activities of the Medical Center Operating Board - the governing board for the Medical Center.
  • Involvement in external healthcare-related activities (e.g. government relations and community efforts).
  • Development of skills in critical analysis of a contemporary healthcare topic and professional writing.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $21.10 - $32.71 Hourly

Education: Bachelor's Degree, and a current participant in an accredited Master's or Doctoral Degree program from the UVA Darden School of Business.
Experience: No experience required.
Licensure: None


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

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