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UT Health Intern in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (Seasonal Hire) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Intern in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (Seasonal Hire)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 210000NY

Position Summary:

We are looking for an intern who will work in UTHealth’soffice of theSenior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. You will work with the entire staff in this organization in tandem with the COO and his direct reports.This role will ask the employee to focus on the business, management, financial, operational and analytic aspects of health care. You will participate in projects that may impact physician practice, higher educational funding of health professional education, health economics, decision analysis, health services research, public health and legislative processes, survey research, outcomes research, quantitative methods, evaluation research, health administration, and ethical and legal aspects of health care. This role is designed specifically for someone who is working on a graduate degree with UTHealth’s School of Public Health, and has an interest in finance of a large health organization.

This role is an internship, but will be compensated hourly by UTHealth. It is not eligible for benefits, and should only be expected to last for up to four or five months. The employee will work during normal business hours with some flexibility given for academic pursuits and demands. The work location will be in our University Center Tower in the heart of the Texas Medical Center.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare and edit draft reports and communications for executive leadership.

  • Extract and review statistical data in support of assigned projects.


  • Candidate should be a current or a graduated student with UTHealth School of Public Health, or equivalent.

  • Must have studied Management, Policy and Community Health Program, or similar/equivalent

  • Must be or recently been a student with accredited Master’s of Business Administration program, particularly with a health care concentration.

  • Possess excellent writing, analytical and organizational skills and abilities.

  • Excellent spreadsheet and database management computer skills a plus.

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, information technology, data analytics, public health or economics a plus.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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