FIND YOUR PLACE TO GROW
Your journey in the business of health care will be even more amazing as you share experiences and friendships with other motivated and caring students. They, too, are seeking their spot in the world.
THE TEXAS BUSINESS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION
Show your leadership ability and build your network of peers. The Texas Business Healthcare Association is the official student organization of the Health Care Innovation Initiative, and student members receive priority when applying to Texas McCombs programs.
Other Student Organizations
These are just a few of the healthcare student organizations that are out there.
- American Medical Student Association
- Asian Pre-Pharmacy Student Association
- Black Health Professions Organization
- Business Healthcare Association
- Global Medical Training
- Health Management Practicum
- Health Occupations Students of America
- Healthyhorns Peer Educators
- Hispanic Health Professions Organization
- HOPE Austin
- Longhorn Wellness Club
- MEDLIFE at University of Texas at Austin
- Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students - Longhorn Chapter
- Plan II Pre Med Society
- SALUD - Save a Life, Understand Disease
- Texas Engineering World Health
- Women in Biomedical Engineering
- Women in Medicine
- Women in Psychology
Learn to apply your new skills in cultures and socioeconomic conditions around the world. Build friendships and lifelong associations with other students and professionals. Make it your world.
Maymester in Portugal: International Perspectives on Design
BME 320, CHE 379, ME 379M (Unique Numbers: TBA)
Run by the International Engineering Education in the Cockrell School of Engineering, this program satisfies the upper-division elective credit for the Business of Healthcare Certificate Program!
Students learn to consider socio-technical factors in designing clinically translatable solutions using human-centered design methods to understand the people and issues and identify actionable problem statements.
The Maymester 2019 course focuses on designing health information systems for supporting medical decision-making, exploring the impact of culture on health care delivery, and designing health care technologies through comparisons of Portugal and the United States.
This course is open to all majors, with no prerequisites, and requires no math or physics background, even though it is offered in the Cockrell School. It carries a Global Cultures flag and has no prerequisites.
Contact the Maymester Coordinator for information on upcoming trips
Semester Plus in Sydney, Australia
Equivalency: N309: Global Health
Open to all majors, this unique program allows students to explore culture, health care systems, and global health concepts of the US, Australia, and the world, while earning credit for N309 and up to 16 hours from the world-renowned University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Visit Global Texas for information or contact Study Abroad.
INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING
Get real-world experience while contributing to people and communities. You'll increase your confidence, turn knowledge into skills, and add credibility to your resume.
MD Anderson Revenue Cycle (Summer)
Application: September – distributed to BofH student mailing list
Eligibility: BofH students who have completed or are enrolled in MAN334M Healthcare Systems Management and who will not graduate before completion
Length: 12 weeks; 40 hours/wk – late May through late August
Pay: $6,000 (1/2 paid at beginning of internship; ½ paid after completion)
MD Anderson’s Access and Revenue Cycle internship program aims to develop generations of talented leaders in the healthcare industry. We understand the value of educational and professional aspirations. Our program offers a customized curriculum that will expose interns to the major functional areas across MD Anderson as well as acquaint them with organizational metrics that are critical to the sustainability of many hospitals and clinics. We will make every effort to align intern interests with a diverse and dynamic experience. We want to offer intensive training where interns can apply their strengths learned in the academic setting to their professional development.
The Access and Revenue Cycle Internship Program consists of a variety of educational experiences. Each area can offer rotations through various functions over a three-month period.
Access, and Revenue Cycle
- Patient Access
- Customer Service
- Revenue Integrity
- Data Governance
- EHR Reporting
- Financial Planning & Analysis
Ascension Seton Academic Administration Internship (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Application: Summer-February; Fall-March; Spring-September – distributed to BofH student mailing list
Eligibility: BofH students who have completed or are enrolled in MAN334M Healthcare Systems Management and OM334M Healthcare Operations Management (grade B or better); GPA 3.25 or higher
Length: Summer: 8 weeks; 20 hours/week (Flexible 5 days off)
Fall: 16 weeks; 10 hours/week (Thanksgiving week off)
Spring: 16 weeks; 10 hours/week (Spring break off)
The Academic Administrative Intern will facilitate, analyze, process, document and review projects through their lifecycle.
- To provide an understanding of administrative and operational functions in the healthcare environment
- To enhance knowledge of healthcare regulatory and compliance requirements
- To expand critical thinking skills for problem solving, decision making and process improvement
- Assist Program Managers in automating administrative functions and processes
- Assist with documentation of policies and procedures
- Communicate project status, timeline and project risks
- Support leads with data analysis and reporting
- Document program and project timelines and provide recommendations for improvement
- Prepare internal and external communications
- Facilitate preliminary contract workflows
- Aid in the content development of department website
- Provide support with onboarding and screening for various programs
Dell Medical School Health Leadership Apprentice Program
Open to undergraduate and graduate students; this 10-week apprentice program gives aspiring health care leaders a unique experience working in a health system devoted to transforming the way people get and stay healthy. Internships are available every semester, including summer.
Any Baby Can
Talent Acquisition Internship. Interns help revamp Any Baby Can’s recruitment life cycle strategy and define the agency’s organizational approach through talent-sourcing efforts and onboarding for new hires and interns.
Kaiser-Permanente Internship Program
Kaiser-Permanente offers internships in a variety of settings and locations, from business functions to IT and clinical.
Assistance is needed with budgeting (primarily data entry), but the volunteer will gain hands-on experience with a complex accounting information system. The volunteer will be under the direct supervision of the Finance Department Head. No prior experience is necessary other than basic computer experience. Training will be provided. The total project duration is 20-40 hours. Contact T'Leatha Suitt-Johnson if interested.
HEALTH CARE JOBS
Here are jobs that have been forwarded to our attention. We invite companies to submit postings for positions that require skills provided by business of health care students.
Accountants – St. David’s Medical Center (Main)
St. David’s main hospital location has open accounting positions, with more potential jobs in the future as they take over the books of two additional facilities.