High School Service Internships

St. Elizabeth’s High School Service Internship Program provides a service learning opportunity for high school seniors to explore healthcare and the many departments that come together to impact the patient experience.



Submit Application

High School Senior that submits application during February of their Junior year.

Minimum Hours

Minimum of 1.5 hours of internship time per day or 7.5 hours per week (may not include travel time and must begin during school day).

School Program Requirements

School Program must comply with High School Internship School Agreement.

St. Elizabeth offers a variety of Internship tracks to meet student interests:

Patient Care

Students will have a rotation in a variety of healthcare careers focusing on patient care and the departments that directly impact the clinical care provided to patients. Departments likely to include Emergency Services, Perioperative Services, Outpatient Services (Lab, Radiology, Therapy, etc.), and Inpatient Units.


Students will explore the administrative side of healthcare through a rotation in the “behind the scenes” office environments that support the clinical staff and healthcare system. These areas may include Foundation, Human Resources, Finance, or Training/Education. There may also be inclusion of some areas like Nutrition or Target Health/Wellness.


Students will work with St. Elizabeth Marketing/Communications staff on a variety of projects and learning opportunities. Students may be utilized to create photo database, recruitment videos, appreciation event materials, etc.


Students will be partnered with maintenance staff members during patient room/floor calls which may include changing ceiling tiles, repair light fixtures, general door issues, etc. Students may be involved in assisting with large mechanical systems (HVAC), electronic systems (tv, patient beds, door controls) or fire alarm/sprinkler systems routine maintenance as well as trouble shooting.

Information Technology

Students will work with St. Elizabeth Information Technology staff on variety of projects and learning opportunities. These opportunities will explore the areas of IT Infrastructure, Data Strategy and Analytics, including hands-on work with data systems and equipment.

Interested? Contact Us Today.

Call: 1 (859) 301-2140
Email: Volunteer@stelizabeth.com