Information Technology (IT) Intern

HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Edison Requisition # 2022-121207 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8 Address499 Thornall Street, Edison, 08837

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How have YOU impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Fostering a culture of excellence within a collaborative environment, Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking talented professionals to implement and support innovative solutions & technologies. Our Information Technology team enables HMH to meet the changing demands of the healthcare marketplace by providing creative, high quality, efficient and effective solutions. 

HMH IT department has received many accolades from recognized organizations; including Most Wired and Fortune.  Come join our winning IT team that was ranked as #1 “Best Hospital IT Department” for the past two years by Health IT News.

The Information Technology (IT) Intern is part of our HMH Digital Technology Services Department (DTS) will provide direct technical assistance and support to Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) team members for network, hardware, data, cyber security, software and/or clinical informatics projects. Duties will be primarily project based with varying responsibilities based on the primary team to which an Intern is assigned. Primary areas of opportunity include application & integration, business analysis, infrastructure, cyber security, compliance, and support. Core requirement is a commitment to learning and an eagerness to participate in projects related to improving the organization's critical information systems, data security and data management procedures.

The duration of the internship will be for Summer 2023. We are looking for Enrolled Juniors, Seniors, or Master level Students at the time of the internship.  

For more information on our DTS Department click on the link to watch this exciting video:


A day in the life of an Information Technology (IT) Intern at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

Job responsibilities will vary depending on the assigned project. Core day-to-day responsibilities may include but are not limited to any of the following:

  • Perform analysis to understand the user needs.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of IT product(s) to meet the user needs.
  • Conduct tests and identify errors within the IT product(s).
  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting and debugging with associated IT product(s).
  • Help with the software implementations, for example by providing training and support for the staff who
    will operate the software.
  • Participate in security monitoring and incident response services supporting the protection of HMH’s
    assets, infrastructure and data.
  • Perform market research to compare and summarize current market options and develop
    organizational position statements regarding emerging technologies.
  • Consult with vendors, perform research and evaluate products to assist in the selection and purchase
    of equipment and installation or upgrade of systems.
    • Contribute to HMH’s technical documentation and participate in policy, procedure, and standards development.
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Available to work onsite 50% of the time with 50% remote work up to 40 hrs/wk during the program timeframe.
    • Maintain open communication and a positive working relationship with team members.
    • Maintain professional (business casual) dress and grooming.
    • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
    • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Pursuit of a degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, cyber security, advanced mathematics, data science, advanced analytics, clinical informatics or program management.
  • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Satisfactory customer service skills.
  • Basic troubleshooting skills.
  • Minimum of 2 years of college or trade school education.
  • Minimum of 3 months of IT experience or equivalent formal training with a letter of reference from a previous employer or professor.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Technical Certifications and Project Management Certifications helpful but not required.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Solid troubleshooting skills.
  • Awareness of the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) industry’s current and emerging technology trends and direction, as well as a keen interest in information systems and technology.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner, with guidance from the assigned project leader and internship program coordinator for support.

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  • Google, Citrix, ITIL, Project Management Professional (PMP), Scrum Master, and/or Clinical Informatics certifications.


 If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!    

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