• Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Administrative Intern

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(1/18/2019 12:25 PM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), a world-renowned Comprehensive Cancer Center located in the heart of Boston’s medical area, is seeking applicants for its 2019 Summer Administrative Internship Program.  DFCI brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researches; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


    At Dana-Farber we are committed to an inclusive community where human differences are valued and celebrated, and where all are welcome. We work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where each patient, family, and staff member feels valued and respected. Only through this focus on inclusion of thought and human experience can we foster discovery and care for those we serve.  For more information about DFCI, please visit www.dana-farber.org


    Program Overview:  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be offering several ten-week (6/3/2019-8/9/2019) paid internship opportunities for qualified graduate students and rising undergraduate seniors from leading university programs. This internship is designed to provide high potential individuals with the opportunity to further develop their leadership style and analytical skills by working on major initiatives in the Institute. Summer Administrative Interns will be placed in one of the following functional areas:

    • Patient Access
    • Quality and Patient Safety
    • Clinical Planning and Business Development
    • Finance
    • Strategic Partnerships
    • Operations
    • Human Resources
    • Informatics and Analytics 
    • Marketing and Communications
    • Digital Health

    Internship Program Components: As a DFCI Administrative Intern, you will:

    • Contribute to high visibility projects and major initiatives, ranging from detailed implementation to strategic planning activities
    • Partner with an Executive Sponsor and work directly with senior leadership teams
      • Attend internal DFCI classes to enhance professional skills and leadership development
      • Present an overview to senior leaders to highlight project accomplishments
      • Will participate in networking events with emerging and senior leaders in the organization



    Qualified candidates will be first-year students enrolled in a graduate program (MBA, MHA, MPA, MPH or other related professional degree programs) and rising seniors enrolled in an undergraduate program.


    Application Requirements and Deadline

    To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume, cover letter, and  two letters of recommendation. Due to system limitations, please include your letters of recommendation as part of your cover letter attachment.  In the cover letter, be sure to articulate the top two functional areas you are most interested in at DFCI and why.


    Applications must be submitted by Friday February 22, 2019


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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