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Internship

On-the-job experience and training

With a Master of Health Informatics internship, you will gain hands-on experience and use your skills, education and knowledge in a real-world health environment. Here are just a few of things you will experience during your internship:

  • an understanding of how health IT is impacting the delivery of healthcare
  • an understanding of how health information is collected and used
  • the opportunity to see health IT systems in operation
  • networking opportunities with health IT professionals and potential employers
  • a greater chance of being hired by the institution after your internship

Internship fast facts

  • Paid position with an organization that deals with health information
  • Salary ranges from $17-25 per hour
  • Significant portion of the internship must be health informatics work
  • 13-16 weeks long
  • Internship happens after completing the first year’s 8 core classes

Finding an internship

The process of finding an internship is straightforward and we are here to help you every step of the way. Find out more about the process of setting up an internship.

Examples of institutions that take interns

Our graduates have completed internships at many well-respected organizations including:

At the end of the internship

  • You’ll submit an internship report signed by your workplace supervisor
  • You may get an offer of employment from your internship employer or other employers

Questions?