Fairview Health Services  Communications Intern in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Communications Intern

Specialty Professional (Non-Clinical)

Location Fairview Corporate

Department System Communications

Hours per 2 weeks 40-80

Shift Day

Date Posted 07/14/2017

Job Number 17-68131

Join our team in driving a healthier future.

Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health—superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

Job Description:

Fairview Health Services' communication interns use and enhance their communication skills working with a team of professionals at one of the region's premier health care systems. Interns spend approximately six months with us implementing tactics that meet specific business needs and support Fairview's brand, mission, vision and strategic priorities. Tactics include: writing content for a variety of communication channels (intranet, social media, signage, etc.), material creation, picture taking and event execution for physicians, employees and community members.

Job Qualifications:


Candidates must have completed at least sophomore year of college, including public relations, journalism, communications, marketing or related coursework.


Strong writing, editing, and production skills for a variety of media (print, online, video, audio)

Flexibility and ability to work on deadline and on several projects simultaneously

Comfort and skill interacting with diverse individuals in different roles and locations

Event coordination skills

Passion for capturing and sharing the Fairview brand experience


Reliable transportation

Valid MN driver's license (or license that matches your current permanent residence)

Current and adequate auto insurance


20-40 hours per week for Fall/Winter Semester

Are you ready to transform healthcare with us?

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been meeting community needs and achieving breakthrough medical advances in care. We are committed to providing our patients and their families with the very best care and the very best experience. Fairview has seven hospitals and medical centers and more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the state.

In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview is an academic health system committed to nation-leading research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and health care professionals. We serve patients from across the state of Minnesota, the upper Midwest and beyond.

True to our values of dignity, integrity, service, compassion and innovation, our employees are improving patient lives and driving a healthier future. Consider being part of our team today.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.