Grow Your Own Internship Application

The Grow Your Own experience gives college students with an interest in pursuing a health care career exposure to the healthcare industry. Students interview and are placed in a hospital department where they will work for 20 hours each week. Weekly group days will include guest speakers, group discussions, and facility tours. The focus of this experience is to learn about the challenges and changes of our industry and expose ourselves to daily.

This 6 week program begins June 8, 2015. To be eligible students must have a 3.4 GPA (transcripts), provide 2 professional letters of recommendation and submit the online application by March 1st.

For questions regarding the application or internship requirements please email

To apply for the Grow Your Own Internship please complete the application form below AND email a current copy of your resume to Megan Madget at

Application will not be considered complete until both the application form AND your current resume are submitted.

The deadline for application submission is 8 a.m. March 2, 2015.

Name (First, Middle Initial, Last):

Street Address:



Zip Code:

Primary Phone:

Secondary Phone:

Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY):

Social Security #:



GPA (4.0 scale):

Number of successfully completed credit hours by fall 2013:

Please type short paragraph answers to the following questions
Why are you interested in this internship?

Why did you choose your major?

What do you know about the healthcare industry?

Why are you interested in working in the healthcare industry?

What do you hope to gain from this internship?

Describe any volunteer or work experience you think might be helpful to you in this position?

What are some things that might make the hospital experience difficult for patients and families?

How do you feel customer service should apply in a hospital setting?

How do you feel about working with people that are different than you (i.e. religiously, culturally, ethnically, or ability-wise)?

Please include two professional references who addresses and phone numbers
Reference 1 Name:

Reference 1 Address:

Reference 1 Phone:

Reference 2 Name:

Reference 2 Address:

Reference 2 Phone:

Have you been convicted of a crime other than minor traffic violations in the past five years?

By submitting this form you consent to a criminal background check