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Explore jobs and continuing education at Sanford Health

Sanford Health provides careers, employment opportunities or continuing education classes in the medical field. We have a variety of options to advance in your chosen field.

Tens of thousands of employees serve in numerous roles at Sanford Health. We all work toward a common mission – dedication to the work of health and healing. We are passionate about sharing what we do. Students of all ages, regardless of their specific career path can benefit.

Sanford Health has created many career programs for students interested in employment opportunities in health care. Direct patient-care experiences are limited to students in formal academic programs that require clinical experiences as part of the curriculum.

Elementary Inquiries

Elementary Inquiries

Elementary students are invited to engage with research scientists and learn about STEM (science, technology, engingeering, and mathematics) through The Sanford PROMISE programs and the It's All About Science Festival. The Sanford PROMISE also works with Elementary educators through summer workshops for teachers.

Click on the links above to learn more.


Sanford HOPE

Sanford HOPE

Available in Sioux Falls, Health Occupations & Professions Exploration gives high school students opportunities to learn about various health care professions.

Email us at STUDENTSSF@sanfordhealth.org to learn more.


HOPE Camp

HOPE Camp

Available in Fargo, the camp provides health career exploration to high school students in ND, MN and SD. In partnership with NDSU, students stay on campus and learn from NDSU and Sanford professionals. For additional information, click here.

Application Form

Email us at susan.munyer@sanfordhealth.org to learn more.


Youth Medical Explorers

Youth Medical Explorers

Sioux Falls

Health career  exploration for grades 9-12. School year club meets once a month, September through May. Summer club consists of 3 consecutive days in June.  To apply, complete the YME application and email as an attachment to kelly.tollefson@sanfordhealth.org.

Fargo

YME is an 11 week program for juniors and seniors in high school. Applications are available each April and participants are selected in May for the following school year program. Review links below to learn more:

Youth Medical Experience Program Description
Youth Medical Experience Application
Youth Medical Experience Draft Schedule

E-mail susan.munyer@sanfordhealth.org


USD Medical Center Tours

USD Medical Center Tours

Students can tour Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD, and meet health care professionals in various departments.

Email us at STUDENTSSF@sanfordhealth.org to learn more.


Science Research Experiences

Science Research Experiences

The Sanford PROMISE works to inspire the next generation of scientists by offering middle and high school students and teachers to a variety of events and programs throughout the school year and summer. These experiences include classroom visits to the PROMISE Community Lab engaging with active research scientists, hands-on lab technique training, shadowing, internships, and Community Lectures. Visit The Sanford PROMISE website or email us at sanfordoutreach@sanfordhealth.org to learn more.