Sanford Health Summer Intern - Marketing - Media Relations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Summer Intern | Marketing - Media Relations | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Marketing Sanford - Communications - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.


Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly.


Contribute to the success of Sanford Health through the support of marketing programs that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Learn how to develop customer loyalty and employee engagement through the effective development and efficient execution of evidence-based, innovative and inspiring marketing and communication strategies

Interns in the Sanford Health marketing department have an opportunity to gain valuable experience and will learn from an award-winning team of public relations, marketing, designers, photographers, videographers, communications, digital and media professionals in a fast-paced, challenging environment. This is a paid internship and students that are accepted will be expected to comply with all Sanford policies and procedures.

The intern will provide general support for the Sanford Health media relations team. This work includes, but is not limited to, coordinating media interviews, providing media recommendations for key initiatives, media system data-base entry, writing press releases and media statements. This role will also support Sanford Health News by writing and editing stories as assigned.


1) Must be a junior or senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations or advertising, media or related field.

2) Must be able to commit to the hours scheduled during the 12-week internship.

3) Strong communication skills.

4) Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care,

leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research,

education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition

here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families

and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Student Services

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD01816