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Church Health CenterDr. Scott Morris, a family practice physician and ordained United Methodist minister, founded the Church Health Center in 1987 to provide quality, affordable healthcare for working uninsured people and their families. The Church Health Center offers internships to students who want to be part of a ministry that cares for the whole person - body and spirit. In addition to the Center's Clinic, Hope & Healing, Faith Community Ministries and the MEMPHIS Plan, internship opportunities are also available in not-for-profit administrative areas including public affairs, fundraising and development. Find application form at: internships@churchhealthcenter.org or mail written request to Internship Program, Church Health Center, 1210 Peabody Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104.

—Church Health Center

What is expected of an intern?

An internship is a professional experience that requires professional attitudes and appropriate behavior. Although the specific responsibilities of an intern will vary considerably, below are several internship tips all students should consider:

  • Clarify expectations regarding assigned responsibilities and activities
  • Demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Meet deadlines
  • Avoid office politics and gossip
  • Interact professionally with colleagues, customers, and supervisors
  • Follow office policies regarding use of phones, computers, email, etc.
  • Dress appropriately as clarified by supervisors
  • Exercise wise time management skills
  • Consult regularly with your internship supervisor and/or academic advisor about your internship experience
  • Ask for assistance and advice as needed
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