Hawaii Pacific Health Health Careers Intern, College - Oahu in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Hawai‘i Pacific Health is a nonprofit health care system formed in 2001 with the merger of three longtime Hawai‘i health systems. It is the state’s largest health care provider, committed to providing the highest quality medical care and service to the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Region through its four hospitals, 49 outpatient clinics and service sites, and more than 1,300 affiliated physicians. The system is anchored by its four flagship nonprofit hospitals: Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center and Wilcox Medical Center, which have led groundbreaking initiatives in women’s health, pediatric care, cardiovascular services, cancer care and bone and joint services. Hawai‘i Pacific Health ranks among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide in the adoption of electronic medical records, with system-wide implementation that allows its hospitals and physicians to offer integrated, coordinated care throughout the state.

This summer, internships will be offered at various departments at Hawai‘i Pacific Health! If you are looking to gain first-hand experience in a health care setting, or want to confirm your interest in the health care industry, we have a position for you!

The Hawai’i Pacific Health internship provides exposure and interaction with Hawai’i’s leading health care organization and health care professionals. Previous interns rave about learning more about the health care industry and culture, interacting with patients and their families, and understanding the team effort involved in the health care industry.

“The Hawai‘i Pacific Health, Health Careers Summer Internship is an invaluable experience for anyone considering a career in health care. Being able to spend 6 weeks working in a hospital allowed me to get a better perspective on my future career.”

“This internship has helped me get a better idea of what career I want to pursue and what part of health care field I fit into. I feel better prepared to make an educated decision about my career path now that I understand what working in various departments is like.”

“This internship has shown me that it is okay to change my mind and find interest in more than one career and department.”

Minimum Qualifications: Currently enrolled at a college or university

Application Deadline : Friday, March 8, 2019

Please be sure to continue reading through this entire posting for important details.


Dates and Work Schedule:

• June 24th to August 1st

• Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week

Facilities / Locations:

• Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children

• Pali Momi Medical Center

• Straub Medical Center

• Hawai‘i Pacific Health, Shared Services


• Patient care and non-patient care positions

• Department placement will be determined upon offer

How to Apply:

  1. Click on “Apply for this Job.” If you’ve applied to a position with Hawai‘i Pacific Health before, sign in with your existing account information. If not, click on “Register” to create your talent profile.

  2. Under the “Talent Profile” section, attach three (3) documents in the “Attachments” section.

a. Resume

b. Current Transcript – Please provide your most recent college transcript with your GPA visibly displayed. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application. Please note if you are a first year college student and have limited information on your college transcript, we encourage you to also submit an unofficial copy of your high school transcript. If you are selected to participate in the internship, you will be required to present an official transcript at a later date.

c. Essay – Please upload one Word/PDF document answering the following questions. Please limit each response to 500 words or less.

_ _ i. _ _ What do you hope to gain from this internship and what are your work expectations?

_ _ ii. _ _ Our mission is to create a healthier Hawai‘i. If selected to be an intern, how do you plan to contribute to our mission and make an impact throughout the six week program?

  1. Submit your completed online application.

Application Tips

o Please be sure to include all relevant information on your resume including but not limited to: schooling information, previous work experience, extracurricular activities, club memberships, volunteer experiences, etc.)

o Make sure that you use a valid email address for an account that you check on a regular basis. If you are using a school email address, make sure that you’ll have continuous access to it after the school year ends.

o Sometimes our emails will go to your junk mail inbox. Double check your junk mail/spam folder periodically.

o Incomplete applications will not be considered for the internship. Please submit your application early to allow enough time to make necessary adjustments, to ensure your application is complete by the posted deadline.


o How will I know if my application was received?

o You will receive an email to confirm the receipt of your application.

o What if my application is incomplete?

o You will be notified by email if your application is incomplete. The email will include step-by-step instructions that will walk you through how to complete your profile and re-submit your application. You will need to resubmit your completed application by the deadline indicated above.

o What should I expect after I submit my application?

o The Hawai‘i Pacific Health Human Resources team will be reviewing all applications. Due to the high volume of applications that are received, please allow time for processing. We will be contacting those as needed for follow-up and next steps via phone and email.

o Will I be required to submit any other documents?

o If you are selected to participate in the internship, you will be required to present official transcripts at a later date if you submitted unofficial transcripts as part of your application.

o Who can I contact if I have questions?

o You can call our Human Resources office at 808-535-7571.


Position Health Careers Intern, College - Oahu

Category Internship

Employment Type Employee

Location Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 11932