Founded by the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Heart Center, S.E.A.R.C.H. (Summer Education and Research in Clinical Healthcare Internship) is for undergraduate students who are interested in exploring a career in scientific research and medicine. We encourage MD and PhD–oriented candidates to apply. During your rotation you will have a project that encompasses quality of care, education, and/or research. Three students will be accepted into the 2015 S.E.A.R.C.H. Program.
The program offers:
Applicants must meet all criteria:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Students who are members of a race/ethnicity underrepresented in medicine (identified by the American Association of Medicine as African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) are encouraged to apply.
June 8 – July 17, 2015
Housing move in date is June 3. Candidates must arrive on June 3 to complete pre-employment testing.
The SEARCH Program is a full-time commitment. S.E.A.R.C.H. participants spend a minimum of 40 hours a week in their internship activities. Most of the internship occurs during the day but there are some mandatory evening programs and mixers.
Each scholar will:
SEARCH has a formal application process. It can be downloaded here, or obtained through the Human Resources Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital at (614) 355-4146. A competitive process, applications are reviewed by a panel of hospital personnel. Candidates are selected based on the merits of their application, essay, transcript, resume, course completion and references.
Applications must be received in full by Friday, January 30, 2015.
Mail application to:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital,
Human Resources Department,
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205.
SEARCH Interns receive a stipend. Applicable taxes apply.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital will provide campus housing for interns as needed. Housing residents are expected to follow house rules while living in campus housing. Campus housing is within walking distance to and from the hospital.
Interns are responsible for supplying their own meals.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital will pay reasonable round-trip travel costs to the program. All other travel costs are the responsibility of the intern.
All selected applicants are required to show proof of health insurance prior to beginning their summer experience. Additional information including medical records, child immunization records, HIPPA training and confidentiality agreements are also required.
Call Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Department at (614) 355-0662.