Join our team creating cutting-edge cardiovascular education programming and develop real-world skills and key connections to set you up for career success.
Project Specialist Internship and Video Production Internship
Our highly competitive internship program is an exciting opportunity for outstanding college and graduate students to hone their skills in program development and administration, videography and photography, and more, at Texas’s top hospital (according to U.S. News & World Reports). DeBakey CV Education is a one-of-a-kind, globally accessible, comprehensive cardiovascular education and training program with hands-on and digital events produced daily. Interns play a key role in driving innovation and day-to-day logistics, working hand-in-hand with industry leaders to make our programs a success.
Internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters, lasting 16 weeks with a time commitment of 20 hours per week. Internships are unpaid but can be used for academic credit. DeBakey CV Education currently offers two internship tracks: project specialist interns and video production interns.
Project Specialist Internship
Get hands-on administrative experience in planning, marketing, and executing virtual and in-person educational events ranging from 10 to 200 learners. Opportunities may include:
- Program development, from conceptual planning to event logistics
- Event marketing and advertising (including social media)
- Program evaluation and debrief
- Writing grant proposals to generate revenue for programs
- Market research
- Providing administrative support to education team
- Engaging in business development opportunities
Qualified applicants will be graduate students interested in a career in business, finance, healthcare administration, logistics, education, or event planning. Learn more >
Please note that the application deadline for the current internship period has passed. The next application cycle will begin in Spring 2021.
Summer 2021 Internship: May 17 - August 30
Fall 2021 Internship: September 6 - December 20
The application period opens February 13, 2021 Please send the most recent copy of your resume and a personal statement of interest explaining why you chose Houston Methodist and what you expect to gain from your internship experience (500 words). Please specify the internship term(s) of interest. Applications are due February 28, 2021.
Please submit all materials in one pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Project Specialist Interns
Project Specialist Internship Alumni
Fall 2020 Cohort
Raneem Hamdan: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health, Master of Public Health Class of 2021
Ali Hussain: The University of Houston - Clear Lake, Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration Class of 2021 (Post-internship plans: 2021-2022 Administrative Fellowship, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic)
Bindu Yarlagadda: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health, Master of Public Health Class of 2020
Summer 2020 Cohort
Tiara Banks: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health, Master of Public Health Class of 2020 (Post-internship plans: 2021-2022 Operations Administrative Fellowship, Ochsner Health)
Amanda Bernal: The University of Houston - Clear Lake, Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration Class of 2020
Farah Chatila: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health, Master of Public Health Class of 2021
Spring 2020 Cohort
Amaris Ojeda: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health Master of Public Health Class of 2021
Video Production Internship
Build key skills in live and pre-recorded video production, photography, and more, working with DeBakey CV Education's world-class video production team in our in-house studios. Opportunities may include:
- Video production
- Script writing
- Video and photography lighting
- Video technical directing
- Producing weekly TV shows
Qualified applicants will be undergraduate students interested in careers in video production, editing, filming, photography, and related fields. For more information on how to apply, please email DeBakeyVPT@houstonmethodist.org.
Support DEBAKEY CV EDUCATION
In order to continue to evolve our training and educational capabilities, financial support is critical. We are developing new training and education models, believe in objective quantitative evaluation of each course and symposium and are actively involved in the research of education. To contribute financial support for DeBakey CV Education or Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, please call the Methodist Hospital Foundation at 832.667.5873.