Student Intern, Transitions of Care

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Hackensack Requisition # 2019-76100 ShiftDay StatusTemporary without Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysNone On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursVaried Address30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, 07601

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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.

Duration of Internship: Summer 2020 (10 weeks)

Location: Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ


Main Project: Leading interventions to address health care and social determinants of health needs affecting communities.



  • Face to face screening interviews at bedside
  • Collaboration with clinical team to develop individualized plan of care
  • Implement strategies to address gaps identified
  • Measure success achieved and evaluate process


  • College student majoring in Public Health, Health Administration, or Health & Community-related fields
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, email and internet
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must
  • Problem solving, time and task management skills with strong attention to detail
  • Must be a team player, willing and able to work with a variety of colleagues and donors
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate large-scale projects and think creatively
  • Desire to make an impact for underserved populations with complex health care needs and social determinants of health

  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Cover letter stating reason for interest in this internship position to be submitted at time of application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and this internship will be filled as soon as possible. Please submit your application to this position no later than March 31, 2020. You will be provided with an update within two weeks after that date.


This is a non-paid internship. This position is for education and training and you will not be entitled to wages.  You will work under close supervision of existing staff and will be provided with learning opportunities throughout the internship.  This internship does not entitle you to a job at its conclusion. 

Our Network

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.