For Interns and Fellows
How to Apply to Sharp HealthCare Administrative Fellowship Program
The following materials are required for a complete application to the Sharp HealthCare Administrative Fellowship Program. All materials must be sent in one complete package by the application deadline of January 15, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
- Professional résumé
- Essay: Please answer the following questions in an essay format:
-What qualities, experience and skill set do you bring to Sharp's Administrative Fellowship Program that would set you apart from other candidates?
-How will you prepare for the fellowship?
-What is a fellowship program and what would a fellowship at Sharp HealthCare mean for your professional career?
- Official graduate school transcripts (from all graduate studies programs)
- Three letters of recommendation: Two professional letters of recommendation from a current or past work experience/internship — preferably health care related — and one academic letter of recommendation from a professor, program advisor or program director. Additional letters of recommendation will not be considered. Letters must be original (no copies) in a signed, sealed envelope addressed to the program manager, Jennifer Byers.
- Identify four areas of professional focus for the fellowship and submit in order of preference. No area is required; the fellow will choose the pathway for the fellowship to be geared toward in terms of interests.
Send application materials to:
Attn: Jennifer Byers
HR Business Consultant
8695 Spectrum Center Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
Timeline for the application process.
Application deadline: January 15, 2017
Phone interviews: early February 2017
Onsite interviews: mid-to-late February 2017
Selection announcement: February 2017
Fellowship start date: July 2017
Applications for the Administrative Fellowship Program will be accepted only from national postgraduate candidates. Graduate degrees eligible for the program are: business administration (MBA), health care administration (MHA/MHSA), public health (MPH), nursing (MSN) and other health-related accredited master's programs.
Qualities we look for in a candidate are: two years of health care experience (preferably within a health care system); a strong academic record; strong communication skills (both oral and written) and leadership skills; ability to work on multiple projects at once; ability to be flexible, intuitive and inventive; self-motivated and team oriented; conducts self in a professional manner; and knowledgeable about our health care organization.
Salary and benefits.
Sharp HealthCare offers a competitive salary and benefits package for the duration of the 12-month program.
After careful review of all application materials, a select number of qualified applicants will be contacted for telephone interviews in early January. Selected applicants will be notified of the exact date and time. Upon completion of telephone interviews, selected candidates will be invited to San Diego for onsite interviews that will be conducted in mid-to-late January 2017.
Any additional questions regarding the program or the application process can be sent to Jennifer Byers, Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or to our current Administrative Fellow, Nicole Borsook, at email@example.com.