Information Technology
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic seeks student candidates for an IT Programming Internship in Rochester, MN. Students should be enrolled in a Bachelor's + degree program for Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology or programming related.
Position description
The primary purpose of the Internship is to provide an intern with relevant field experiences in their chosen field of study. One or more mentors will be assigned to the intern to provide instruction, guidance and to assess performance. The intern is responsible for observing the functions and processes of the assigned work unit. In addition, the intern may be given selected work assignments to reinforce the learning experience, to assess the performance levels and to provide benefit to the work unit. The intern will be responsible for completing all internship-related assignments and reports for both Mayo and the participating educational facility. The duration and timing of the internship will be arranged with the intern.

Must be skilled in using personal computers, Microsoft Office applications, web development technologies, relational database, Unix/Linux, procedural and/or object oriented programming languages and scripting languages. The candidate will be working in the Genomics Systems Unit, supporting Center for Individualized Medicine genomics and bioinformatics projects. Programming projects may include implementing algorithms, visualization of complex data types, optimizing and performance tuning pipelines for data analysis, creating user interfaces for different clinical sub-specialty areas, and other IT/programming work as directed.
The incumbent must be enrolled in a bachelors, masters or graduate degree program from a college or university. Typically, this internship would occur after the student has taken most of the courses required by the degree program.

Where applicable - the degree program must require an internship as a graduation requirement (or offer as a credit option).

This vacancy is not eligible for sponsorship/ we will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
This position has a predetermined rate of $22.50 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem
Hours / Pay period
0-25 hours per week/ supplemental - up to 40/week
Schedule details
Summer internship opportunity within the IT Department. The intern may start on/about May or June and complete the internship in August 2020. 0-25 hours per week/ supplemental - up to 40 per week during summer employment opportunity.

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Internships and Summer Opportunities, IT and Engineering
Career profile
Information Technology
Job posting number
Ted Keefe
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).