Diversity Programs for University and Graduate Students

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CHI’s emerging leadership and intern programs are designed to attract and develop top racial and ethnic minority talent, preparing participants for positions within CHI and the larger health care industry.

For more information, choose the CHI program below that interests you:

INROADS Partnership

CHI National Office Internship Program


CHI Executive Fellowship Program

 

INROADS Partnership

Catholic Health Initiatives is proud to partner with INROADS, the nation’s largest non-profit source of paid internships for undergraduate, diverse youth. The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented underserved youth in roles in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. Through this partnership, Catholic Health Initiatives sponsors INROADS interns each summer, providing the necessary skills, support, and networking opportunities to build bright and promising futures.

Highlights of these paid experiences include:

  • Consecutive summer internship opportunities
  • Great potential for a full-time career after graduation
  • Exposure to corporate culture and work environment
  • Year-round professional and personal coaching and guidance from your INROADS manager.
  • Rigorous leadership development training
  • Unparalleled networking opportunities with career-minded peers, corporate executives and INROADS Alumni.
  • A unique development plan designed to instill the skills necessary to become high-performers
  • Access to scholarship opportunities
  • Free tutoring in select markets

Program duration and location

This internship is based at our headquarters in Englewood, CO. It is a ten-week paid summer internship experience that grants those who are successful in the program the priority to return over multiple summers until they graduate.

Areas of focus

This program provides interns with the customized skills and development training to enable them to make meaningful contributions to Catholic Health Initiatives’ business objectives and health care operations. Interns may be assigned to a variety of departments within our National Office.

Requirements

INROADS is available to college students pursuing a degree. Requirements include:

  • A 3.0 or better grade point average at an accredited college or university
  • Setting and achieving personal and academic goals
  • A commitment to attend regularly scheduled training and monthly coaching sessions with an INROADS manager
  • Ongoing communication with coaches and mentors
  • Participation in community service and leadership projects

For more information on the INROADS program, please visit inroads.org.

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CHI NATIONAL OFFICE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Through this program, students increase their knowledge and enhance their professional competencies in the ever-changing world of health care. Working with our National Office team gives students an excellent opportunity to work on “real-world” projects while strengthening their business, communication, presentation and networking skills. Catholic Health Initiatives interns will work on assignments and lead projects for a variety of operational and strategic initiatives that have system-wide impact. As a summer intern, you will assume significant accountability and ownership for your assignments and projects and you will have the opportunity for additional enrichment opportunities. Most projects will involve synthesizing a variety of analyses into effective and successful implementation strategies. At the end of the program, each intern will present his/her results to Senior Leadership, Intern Mentors and various CHI employees.  

Highlights of this paid experience include:

  • Enhanced academic learning through hands-on work experience with “real-world” challenges.
  • The chance to evaluate and determine potential career paths
  • The opportunity to network and establish relationships within an industry leader
  • Mentoring and career advice from knowledgeable and experienced professionals
  • Working in a collaborative culture that supports ongoing growth and learning
  • Public speaking, project management, time management, and communication skills development

Program duration and location

This internship is based at our headquarters in Englewood, CO. It is a ten-week paid summer internship experience that typically runs early June – mid August. Recruitment for this internship is January – March.

Areas of focus

Advanced Practice Care, Care Management, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Managed Care, Strategy and Business Development, and Virtual Health Services are some of the areas for internship opportunities.

Requirements

Undergraduate

Graduate

  • Must be enrolled full time in a college/university at the time the application is submitted.
  • Must have completed your freshman year
  • Must hold at least a 3.0 GPA and be able to provide official school documentation
  • Must be able to articulate a desire to work in the health care industry.

 

  • Must have at least 2 years of work experience
  • Must be enrolled full time in a MHA/MPH/MBA program at the time the application is submitted.
  • Must have completed your first year of the graduate program
  • Must hold at least a 3.0 GPA and be able to provide official school documentation
  • Must be able to articulate a desire to work in the health care industry.

We offer a variety of positions for undergrad and graduate level students with backgrounds in business, public health, finance, statistics, marketing, communications, and other disciplines.

Successful interns are those who are eager to impact the future of healthcare at an organization committed to the needs of the community. Candidates should be enthusiastic about CHI’s work and eager to learn.

If you are interested in participating in this exciting summer internship, please apply online.

We also encourage you to explore other career opportunities at CHI.

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CHI EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

CHI’s Executive Diversity Fellowship Program offers development fellowships for female, racial minority and ethnic minority candidates seeking leadership positions in all levels of management within the organization. The program gives candidates an opportunity to experience a variety of administrative roles while providing mentorship and education by top leaders within CHI.

Candidates for the Executive Diversity Fellowship Program should be women and/or members of racial or ethnic minorities, have a graduate degree and at least three years of health care management experience, and be able to articulate a match between their career goals and CHI’s leadership needs.

Qualifications

Candidates should have an accredited graduate degree and three years of health care management experience.

For more information about the program, _____________.

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