Genesee Health System 2013 Summer Internship Opportunity


2013 Summer Intern Opportunity with Genesee Health System

(Funding is dependent on Board approval in March) 

Genesee Health System announces:

The 8th Annual CMH/GHS Summer Intern Program

In an effort to provide positive human service work experience, reduce stigma, widen horizons, and enrich the environment for individuals served, we would like to offer internships to a select number of students this summer.

Internship time frame:  May 6th through August 30th 2013

Pay: $ 9/hour        Hours: Up to 30/week

Application Due:   by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 

To apply, you must:

1. Have an interest in the behavioral health field as a career, e.g., Social Work, Counseling, Medicine, Nursing, Rehabilitation (OT, PT, SLP, etc.), Psychology, Health or Public Health Administration; Health Education, or in a field that supports healthcare such as business management, accounting, IT, etc.

2. Be currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate college or university, and have achieved sophomore, junior, or senior status by the start of the internship. Recent college graduates are also eligible.

3. Be at least 18 years old on 5/6/2013.

4. Submit a cover letter that includes your full name, address, phone number(s), and email address. Indicate whether you are related to any current or former GCCMH/GHS employee.

5. Submit a current résumé showing all prior work experience, including previous internships at GCCMH/GHS.

6. Submit a typed essay (limited to two (2) pages with one-inch margins; no more than 500 words) addressing your specific interest in the behavioral health field and how a summer internship at GHS will help to further your career goals.

7. Submit an official college transcript (bearing the college seal).

8. Submit a letter of recommendation by a professor or (college) academic counselor. The letter should be in a signed, sealed envelope or directly emailed from the recommender to the email address below. 

Work schedules are generally flexible depending on assigned department and duties. If selected, you must attend agency orientation from 8 – 5 p.m. on 5/6/2013. No exceptions. Orientation is paid time.

Please send your (1) cover letter, (2) résumé, (3) essay, (4) official transcript, and (5) sealed letter of recommendation to:

Nancy Kirsh, Practicum Placement Recruiter

Genesee Health System

420 W. 5th Avenue, Flint, MI 48503


Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 4/19/2013. Selected interns will be contacted by Human Resources to complete the application process, drug test, and a criminal background check. 

For  Questions please email Pat McLuckie at or call (810) 762-5287


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