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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

How do I find an Internship?
  1. Start early! Begin your search at least a year before you plan to do an internship.

  2. Consult with your academic advisor—see the list of Internship Contacts.

  3. Develop your resume and cover letter and have them critiqued by our office.  Email acadinterns@memphis.edu to schedule an internship resume appointment.

  4. Create a profile in eRecruiting and upload your resume to find new internship opportunities.

  5. Look at some of the current opportunities available through the Office of Academic Internships here.
  6. Connect with our office on Linked In, Facebook, or Twitter to find out about new internship opportunities. 

  7. Attend a professional development workshop hosted by the Experiential Learning Lab. To view the available workshops click here.

  8. Submit your documents to become Intern Qualified (IQ). To view the IQ packet click here

  9. Participate in the Uof M Career and Internship Fairs to talk with employers who are seeking interns.

  10. Network! Let friends, family, current/former employers, and classmates know of your interest in an internship.
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