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Internship Opportunities

The Heywood Healthcare Internship Program (HHIP) provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience to students whose career interests are in healthcare.

Internship opportunities in Cardiology, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Women’s Health, Human Resources and more are all designed to encourage students to consider careers in science, medicine and public health.

Placement for clinical rotations, internships and other observation experiences must be secured by the student or school on behalf of the student before starting the on boarding process. Additionally, we encourage students to visit our careers page for additional internship opportunities. 

Students must be cleared by Human Resources and Employee Health before they’re able to start. Once placement has been confirmed by the department, the student should complete the Heywood Healthcare internship form and send it to Human Resources to begin the onboarding process.

Human Resources

Human Resources will be responsible for ensuring that the following requirements have been met:

  •          Internship Form
  •          Satisfactory background check (completed within the past 6 months)
  •          Annual Mandatory Education & Heywood Healthcare policies
  •          Affiliation agreement

Employee Health

Clearance from Employee Health’s Office is mandatory for all students. This is to ensure the highest level of safety for our patients and staff. Medical records can be emailed directly to Documentation of the following must be provided and verified by Employee Health.

  •          Physical (within one year)
  •          Hep B 
  •          MMR 
  •          Varicella 
  •          Td (Tdap for maternity student/intern)
  •          PPD (within one year)
  •          Updated flu vaccine

*Employee Health clearance is not required for students wishing to observe for one day unless the observation will be in the Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, Operating Room or Obstetrics. Human Resource clearance is required for all students. 

Applying - 
For a list of current internship opportunities, please visit

For questions regarding internships at Heywood Hospital or Heywood Medical Group, please contact:

Zachary McBride, HR Recruiter
(978) 630-6165

For questions regarding internships at Athol Hospital, please contact:

Kaleigh Maio, Senior HR Business Partner
(978) 249-1102

Opportunities for Students With Disabilities:
Heywood Healthcare is committed to the community in sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of students and by creating a climate of respect that is supportive of their success.

This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best strategic outcomes to organizational goals. Our values of (C.A.R.E.) Compassion, Attitude, Respect and Excellence are why Heywood Healthcare is so highly respected in our community.

For most internship opportunities, your school is required to have an agreement in place with Heywood Healthcare, so we encourage you work closely with your program coordinator.

Heywood Healthcare is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, sexual orientation or national origin is prohibited.