Business Intern UNR

  • Requisition ID: 172508
  • Department: 100606 Interns
  • Schedule: Per Diem - Non Benefited
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Clerical & Administrative Support


Position Purpose:

This position assists with a variety of assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff. The position will develop an understanding of the assigned department and health care administration profession.


Nature and Scope:

Depending upon business needs, position may be exposed to a variety of business functions through project-based assignments. Senior staff will review and oversee any work product or project.  Position will perform all aspects of assignments as needed.

This position would allow an intern to make a genuine difference by aiding and growing the Renown Health Volunteer Program, which both interacts with and supports our patients, guests and employees in many capacities. This intern would be encouraged to learn the many intricacies of volunteer management, as well as have the opportunity to meet and interact with leaders and staff from departments throughout the network. By taking care to train adequately and provide tasks and projects that this person is excited about assisting with, we can grow their interest in healthcare and influence a future career at Renown Health.


A Volunteer Service intern would assist with projects such as: recruiting, onboarding and training new volunteers, setting up volunteer schedules, presenting to groups of interested volunteer applicants, assisting with specific volunteer program (i.e. High School program, Pet Therapy, etc.).

Learning opportunities include:

-Public speaking and presenting providing the opportunity to further develop communication skills and engage with audiences

-Practice time management and multitasking

-Assisting with recruiting allows an intern to develop confidence and active listening skills

-Training new volunteers within the hospital will assist with expanding their professional network, knowledge of departments and leadership skills

-People management – learning to provide direction and guidance for individuals donating their time


This position does not provide patient care.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Junior or Senior class standing in pursuit of bachelors in business, or MBA students. College-level knowledge of the English language, including the ability to read, write, and speak English at college level.


Previous experience in a business environment helpful, but not necessary.





Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.  40 WPM.


Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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Renown Health is northern Nevada's healthcare leader and Reno's only locally owned, not-for-profit health system. We are an entire network of hospitals, primary care offices, urgent care centers, lab services, medical specialties, and x-ray and imaging services - with more than 7,000 nurses, doctors and care providers dedicated to the health and well-being of our community.

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