Altru provides our interns with exciting opportunities in the health care field. Read what previous interns had to say about their experience with us.
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Mike Little, Manager Primary Care
"While attending UND as a Public Administration undergraduate, I had the good fortune to do a healthcare administration internship at Altru Health System. I shadowed senior leadership, built my professional network, received mentoring, gained hand's-on experience, and worked on high-profile projects. Everyone at Altru is so nice and helpful. It was truly a unique and valuable learning experience. I highly encourage anyone interested in healthcare leadership to apply for an internship at Altru. I did and now have my current job as Altru's Manager of Primary Care Programs because of it."
Bill Jacobson, Administrative Intern
“The internship opportunity I have had the privilege of participating in is more than I could have ever imagined. Through this great experiential learning opportunity, I have learned many things that you can never learn in a classroom. The most important part of my internship has been the people that I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with. What I have learned from them will guide me in both my professional and personal life. I have been able to make great connections with countless Altru employees who emulate the culture and values here. Altru Health System is truly an amazing place to work with a fantastic group of people.”
Emmanuel Jinor, Human Resources Intern
“Doing an internship in the Human Resources department has been a pleasant experience. I worked with the best team at Altru. They were so welcoming and always willing to help me grow professionally and I was pushed to excel. My input was valued and I even had several opportunities to contribute to my team. I felt like I was more than just an intern. When my supervisor gave me a project and asked for my recommendation, I felt so proud.”
Kayla Kipf, Human Resources Intern
“This internship has been a great opportunity to help me learn about my future career and I’m thankful to be a part of such a successful organizationlooking into becoming a part of the Altru Family through an internship experience.”
Jon Knutson, Primary Care Intern
“I had the opportunity to work in the capacity of a Primary Care Administration Intern with the Altru Health System. The dynamic work environment was an unbelievable experience to gain perspective and to contribute to the Health System directly. Having the opportunity to shadow various members of the senior leadership team as well as focus on specific projects was a worthwhile experience. In just a few short months I have gained valuable networking skills and built relationships that I will maintain throughout my career. I would highly recommend looking into becoming a part of the Altru Family through an internship experience.”
Samoya McKenzie, Administrative Intern
“My internship experience has been truly tremendous. Altru Health System has provided me with a great understanding of how a health care system works. They provide nothing but the best care possible to improve patient care outcomes. Altru is a great organization that delivers world-class healthcare through a culture of excellence. Anyone who has an opportunity to work for this organization will not be disappointed because everyone works as a TEAM. The staff members at Altru Health System certainly treat each other with honesty, loyalty and respect. I love it here!!!”
Trevor Schommer, Administrative Intern
“Interning at Altru has afforded me the opportunity to gain professional experience in a field that interests me. The work environment is great. I never felt like a new employee. You are a part of the organization from day one.”