St. Mary's Innovis sends off interns
St. Mary's Innovis Health through funding from the Office of Rural Health Primary Care and Minnesota Department of Health welcomed six students as summer interns.
This internship program brings students and health care employers together giving students experience in a health care environment and allows employers the opportunity to become more involved in the community.
Participating Minnesota hospitals, medical clinics, nursing facilities, home health agencies, assisted living residences and physicians employ students between Memorial Day and Labor Day for six to 12 weeks.
Students that participated in the summer intern program included:
n Polly Olson is a 2008 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and worked in the Patient Registration area. She plans to attend St. Cloud State University this fall.
n Maren Anderson will be a 2009 graduate of Lake Park Audubon High School and worked in the Patient Registration area. She plans to attend Concordia College this fall through the post-secondary program.
n David Jonason will be a junior at Detroit Lakes High School this fall and worked in the Medical Records Department. After graduation, he plans to attend the University of Minnesota or Montana State University in Bozeman.
n Kayla Brenden is a 2008 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and worked in the Medical Records Department. She plans to attend Hamilton College, New York this fall.
n Megan Sharp is a sophomore at the University of Minnesota Moorhead and is planning a career in social work. She worked in the Hospital Business Office as a Patient Service Representative. Megan is a graduate of Lake Park Audubon High School.
n Jake Nosal will be a 2009 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and worked in Imaging Services. Due to his experience this summer, he plans on becoming a Radiology Technician.