Internships

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Join our team creating cutting-edge cardiovascular education programming and develop real-world skills and key connections to set you up for career success.

Administrative Internships 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 five internship tracks: project specialist interns, marketing interns, digital education interns, curriculum development interns and video production interns.

ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP TRACKS


Get hands-on administrative experience in planning, marketing, and executing virtual and in-person educational events ranging from 10 to 200 learners. 

PROJECT SPECIALIST INTERN

  • Responsibilities: Event logistics, finance, business development, recruitment, fundraising, research projects and process improvement
  • Preferred experience: 1-2 years of healthcare experience


MARKETING INTERN

  • Responsibilities: Social media, marketing, communication and promotional design for educational events
  • Required experience: Strong social media and marketing skills
  • Preferred experience: Marketing or communications degree, graphic design experience and 1-2 years of healthcare experience


DIGITAL EDUCATION INTERN

  • Responsibilities: Video production studio logistics for weekly and annual education events, data collection and viewership analysis
  • Preferred experience: 1-2 years of healthcare experience


CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT INTERN

  • Responsibilities: Curriculum design, program evaluation, data collection and analysis, and manuscript development
  • Preferred experience: PhD candidate

Application Requirements 


Fall 2021 Internship: September 6 - December 20

The application period opens April 10, 2021, and closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 17, 2021.  

Please submit the following materials in one PDF file to debakeycvedu@houstonmethodist.org. You must indicate the positions to which you are applying.

 

  • Up-to-date CV or resume
  • Statement of interest (500 words - optional): Why did you choose Houston Methodist? What do you hope to gain from your internship experience?

Qualified applicants will be graduate students in a business or healthcare-related field and interested in a career in business, finance, healthcare administration, logistics, education, or event planning. Learn more >

SUMMER 2021 ADMINISTRATIVE Interns

Prerana Jasti (Project Specialist Intern) graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in nutritional sciences and a Master of Public Health concentrating in health policy and management. She is now a graduate student at John's Hopkins University with plans to graduate in December 2022 with a Master of Science in healthcare systems engineering.

An Kieu (Marketing Intern) earned a Bachelor of Arts in health and society from the University of Texas at Austin in 2018. She is now a graduate student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health and will graduate in August 2021 with a Master of Public Health in healthcare management. She has experience as a research coordinator and in geriatric healthcare operations.

Athena Le (Project Specialist Intern) graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health in 2020. She is now a graduate student in the University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health with plans to graduate in May 2022 with a Master of Public Health in healthcare management. Her past experience includes internships at the Houston Health Department and Legacy Community Health.

Maryanne Sapon (Digital Education Intern) earned a Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. She is pursuing a Master of Public Health in healthcare management at the University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health and will graduate in May 2022. She has experience with inflammatory and metastastic breast cancer clinical trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Administrative Internship Alumni


Spring 2021 Cohort

Chelsea Chmiel: Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Master of Health Administration Class of 2021

Jessica Del Toro: Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Master of Health Administration Class of 2021 (Post-internship plans: 2021-2022 Healthcare Quality Coordinator, Harris County Medical Society)

Jose Negrete: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health, Master of Public Health Class of 2021 (Post-internship plans: 2021-2022 Administrative Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine)

Kamilla Guinn: Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in educational administration and human resource development, PhD expected in 2024

 

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 (Post-internship plans: 2021-2022 Administrative Fellowship, MetroHealth)

 

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 (Post-internship plans: Administrative Coordinator, Houston Methodist)

Farah Chatila: The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health, Master of Public Health Class of 2021 (Post-internship plans: Client Solutions Associate, Healthcare GLG)

 

 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 (Post-internship plans: Independent Contractor for Otricath)


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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
  • Editing
  • Filming
  • Photography
  • Script writing
  • Video and photography lighting
  • Video technical directing
  • 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.

 

Contact Us

DeBakey CV Education
6565 Fannin Street
Fondren 401
Houston, TX 77030
debakeycvedu@houstonmethodist.org