Sanford Health

Summer Intern - Legal - Fargo

Fargo, North Dakota
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Mar 07, 2018
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Sanford Health Internship Program aims to provide our interns with challenging, real-world projects specific to their career path. A Legal Department Intern will contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first-hand experience that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization.


Responsible for completing research projects, drafting legal memorandums, drafting documents or agreements on a variety of different legal issues on an as needed basis under the supervision of attorneys within the Sanford Fargo legal department. Will be required to attend along with Sanford Legal Counsel meetings, court hearings, mediations, settlement negotiations or meetings with extended counsel as necessary, communicate effectively with attorneys and staff within the legal department and all other departments within Sanford. Support legal department team by researching, drafting documents and drafting memorandums on legal issues. Must have ability to think critically to identify legal issues and provide solutions to complex healthcare related issues. Must have ability to understand complex regulations, work flows and health care related scenarios to provide accurate legal analysis. Must be skilled in establishing interpersonal and professional communication both verbal and written with attorneys, physicians, and all healthcare employees.


Must have completed at least one year of law school from an accredited law school program. Must have good human relations and communications skills; must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the leadership staff. Must have strong problem solving, leadership, and analytical skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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