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Summer Internships


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center summer internships offer college undergraduates and graduate students the chance to expand their learning experiences beyond the classroom.  

The internships offer students the opportunity to work and learn alongside Medical Center leaders and network with other WFBMC summer interns. If you wish, you can also participate in a city-wide program that will allow you to meet interns from other organizations within the Winston-Salem community. Our internship program opportunities include:

  • Exposure to an academic medical center environment
  • Campus tours
  • Hands-on experience
  • Personal development
  • Human Resources coaching (e.g., resume building, interview skills)

Summer Internship Areas

Details about the internship experience for each area are included in job postings. (See How to Apply.)

  • Academic Enterprise
  • Financial Revenue
  • Innovations
  • IT Analytics
  • Legal
  • Marketing & Communications
    • BestHealth
  • Perioperative Services
  • Resource Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Surgical Services

Summer housing is available.  


Students must meet minimum qualifications noted in the job description and successfully complete the selection process. The selection process may include departmental interviews; submission of essays, references and GPA; and successful completion of employee onboarding processes.

How to Apply

  • Visit Wake Forest Baptist Health Staff Opportunities
  • Search keywords Summer Internship
  • After locating a position of interest, click on the Apply Now button at the bottom of the job posting. The online system will guide you through the process of submitting an application. 


  • Summer internship opportunities will be posted in November and December.
  • The selection process will take place in January and February.
  • Selected candidates will be notified in March.

Other Internship Opportunities

Other internships are available outside the formal Summer Internship program. These opportunities are arranged by individual departments and may be offered at various times throughout the year.

You may wish to contact departments that fit your area of interest to find out if they have internship opportunities available. You can find information about individual departments, along with contact information, on the Wake Forest Baptist Health website. Please be aware that Human Resources does not arrange internships.

If you pursue an opportunity outside the formal Summer Internship program, it is your responsibility to make sure the experience meets your educational requirements.


For questions about internship opportunities, contact

Quick Reference

Human Resources
General Employment

Phone 336-716-4717
FAX 336-716-5656

Nurse Recruitment

Phone 336-716-3339
FAX 336-716-5656

General Information


Individuals with Disability

Phone 336-716-3367


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