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Student Internship Program

Internships are on-the-job training programs that involve a collaboration between SNAHC, a learning program, and a student.  These positions are vital to the success of clinical operations while providing valuable working experience to the Intern, as well as exposure in their chosen profession.

Your role as an Intern:


  • Medical Department Intern
  • Optometry Intern
  • Human Resources Department Intern
  • MSW, ASW, MFT, or Psychology Intern (Behavioral Health Department)
  • Dental Department Intern

BASIC ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Enrolled in an eligible learning program.
  • Attend a mandatory orientation meeting.
  • For the protection of our patients, provide information for a national criminal background check.
  • Obtain a medical clearance.
  • Individuals wishing to Intern must be enrolled in an eligible learning program, and SNAHC must have a current MOU or equivalent agreement.
  • All persons volunteering in a clinical environment must complete all requirements as identified in the agency Observation in a Clinical Setting policy (provided at orientation).

To begin the process of becoming an Intern:

  1. Reach out to your educational institution and request information about internships.  SNAHC will need to have an MOU, or equivalent document, on file before you will be able to start your internship.
  2. Fill out our Intern application.
  3. Submit completed application to Human Resources at HumanResources@snahc.org, via fax 916-498-9040, or mail to:Sacramento Native American Health Center
    Attn: Human Resources
    2020 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95811

For questions or more information, please contact Human Resources at HumanResources@snahc.org or 916-341-0576 x2241.

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