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Internships

An internship at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital gives you a unique training experience while helping children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude offers internships, externships and other short-term training opportunities in areas as diverse as the hospital itself: from patient care and scientific research, to volunteer services, law and information technology.

  1. The Biostatistics Internship offers a motivated individual an opportunity to spend a summer placement within the Department of Biostatistics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Interns will work side-by-side with professionals on projects in a professional environment to gain insight and experience into the world of statistical and analysis.

    Learn more about Biostatistics internships

  2. The Cancer Education and Outreach internships are project focused with exposure to various applications of cancer education and outreach. Interns will work under the direction of the St. Jude Cancer Education and Outreach team to facilitate the St. Jude Afterschool STEM Clubs in select elementary schools in the Memphis area.

    Learn more about Cancer Education and Outreach internships

  3. Interns in the Child Life Department work closely with experienced child life specialists and families coping with chronic illness. The 16-week internship includes clinical rotations and educational seminars and is designed for college seniors, college graduates and master's students with backgrounds in child development, education, psychology or related fields. 

    Learn more about Child Life's internship program

  4. The application process for summer 2024 is now closed.

    The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Healthcare Administration Internship offers a motivated individual an opportunity to spend a summer placement with the Strategic Planning Office and the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer departments. 

    Learn more about the Healthcare Administration Internship

  5. The Human Resources Internship offers motivated individuals an opportunity to spend a summer placement within the Human Resources department at  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

    The application period for Summer 2024 is open

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  6. The Internal Audit Internship offers a motivated individual an opportunity to spend a summer placement within the Internal Audit department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Interns will work side-by-side with professionals on projects in a professional environment to gain insight and experience in the world of Internal Audit.

    Learn more about the Internal Audit internship

  7. The Office of Legal Services offers immersive legal internships for second- and third-year law students. Interns work closely with in-house and outside counsel on substantive projects in many aspects of the law, with excellent mentoring, opportunities and client interactions.

    Learn more about Legal internships

  8. This six-month, 1040-hour Music Therapy Internship program allows interns to work beside music therapists, supporting patients and families in the pediatric hematology/oncology setting.

    Learn more about the Music Therapy internship program

  9. Patient and Family Experience interns will work side-by-side with hospital leaders on projects in a professional environment to gain insight and experience into the world of patient and family experience as well as healthcare administration.

    Learn more about the Patient and Family Experience Internship

  10. The renowned Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program offers funded summer internships in laboratory or clinical research for some of the country's top undergraduate, medical and graduate students.

    Learn more about the Pediatric Oncology Education Program

  11. Predoctoral trainees may pursue pediatric psychology and neuropsychology rotations in the St. Jude Department of Psychology. These internships are part of the APA-approved University of Tennessee Professional Psychology Internship Consortium. 

    Learn more about Predoctoral Psychology internships

  12. The Quality of Life Services/Bereavement Program intern will gain experience and insight into the bereavement care provided for families at St. Jude work by working closely with the Quality of Life psychologist/bereavement coordinator.   The intern will also gain exposure to the palliative and end-of-life care provided to St. Jude patients and families.  This is a funded part-time/full-time internship for qualified undergraduate and master’s students in the fall, spring and summer.

    The application deadlines are as follows: 

    • Fall 2022 semester – April 29, 2022
    • Spring 2023 semester – October 28, 2022
    • Summer 2023 semester - January 9, 2023

    Learn more about the Quality of Life Services/Bereavement Program Internship program

  13. Interns in the Social Work Department work closely with our experienced social workers to provide psychosocial support and counseling to patients and families coping with diagnosis and treatment. During the internship, students gain experience in several major medical service areas including, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Bone Marrow Transplant, Solid Tumor, Brain Tumor, Hematology, HIV, Transition Oncology, and Cancer Survivorship.

    Learn more about Social Work’s internship program.

  14. The Strategic Communication, Education and Outreach Department will be accepting seven (7) interns for Summer 2024. These internships will be project-focused with exposure to various components of the public relations working environment. Interns will work side-by-side with communications experts and practitioners in a professional environment to gain insight and experience into the inner workings of a health care communications team.

    Applications for Summer 2024 will be open until December 8, 2023.

    Learn more about these internships

  15. ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude, offers internships in a variety of areas, including communications, finance, fundraising, marketing, technology and more.

    Learn more about ALSAC internships

 

Careers

 

At St. Jude, your career makes a difference. We offer outstanding opportunities in the basic and translational sciences, clinical research, patient care and many other areas for talented individuals. 

A Career at St. Jude

 
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