Fall Intern - Sports Science and Biomechanical Engineering
Fargo, ND
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**Job Title: ** Fall Intern | Sports Science and Biomechanical Engineering | Fargo

**City: ** Fargo

**State: ** ND

**Department** **: ** HR Intern Program - Career Development - Fargo

**Job Schedule: ** PRN

**Shift: ** Days

**Hours Per Shift: ** Other

**JOB SUMMARY**

Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.

**POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES**

Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Collaborates with departmental associates and management.

**DEPARTMENT DETAILS**

The Sports Science and Biomechanical Engineering lab focuses on sport performance, musculoskeletal injury and rehabilitation, and orthopedics research as well as athletic services. The interdisciplinary research team consists of orthopedic physicians and residents, biomechanists, engineers, physical therapists, nutritionists, and exercise physiologists. The intern will use biomechanical testing equipment, mechanical tools, two- and three-dimensional motion capture systems, surface electromyography, force plates, LabVIEW, AutoCAD, MATLAB, statistics programs, and other data acquisition systems as appropriate to meet various research project and services goals. Our intern will provide assistance to research teams by cleaning, maintaining, and preparing laboratory work areas, support research teams by developing teaching simulation models for orthopedic physicians and residents that are designed to enhance surgical skills in a controlled environment whilst minimizing risks to patient safety, and aid in the design of research projects, pilot testing, data collection, and data analyses.

**QUALIFICATIONS**

Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university. Students with or presently obtaining an undergraduate or advanced degree in kinesiology, exercise science/physiology, biomechanics, engineering, physical therapy, and medicine with are encouraged to apply. Must commit to the hours scheduled during the 12-week internship. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

**About Sanford Health: **

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

**City: ** Fargo

**State: ** ND

**Job Function: ** Students and Interns

**Job Schedule: ** PRN

**Shift: ** Days

**Req Number: ** WD09498
Job Type Internship