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Henry Ford Health System Special Events Intern Part Time in Detroit, Michigan


Henry Ford Health System’s Special Events Student Intern Position is an opportunity for students to gain experience in a corporate organization specializing in health care. Students receive hands-on training coordinating marketing and fundraising events.

The Special Events team is dedicated to maximizing the efficiency and success of all special events, while involving and engaging our volunteers, prospects and donors.

Hours will be determined based on student’s school schedule (minimum of 25 hours). Overtime available based on calendar of events. The position pays $15.00 an hour. No benefits are offered.

Internship duration to last six months with possibility to extend based on performance.


  • Assist event leads with logistics, set up, registration and raffle at events

  • Edit and approve invitations, program books, signage and other event-related copy

  • Manage and update RSVPS, guest lists and event records

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment and coordinate volunteers at events

  • Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions

  • Draft and print mailings

  • Solicit raffle items


  • Junior- or senior-level college student

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time and deadlines efficiently

  • Reliable transportation

  • Local candidates only

  • Available for nights and weekends based on calendar of events

  • Majors recommended:

    • Special Events
  • Communication

  • Hospitality

  • Tourism

  • Marketing

  • Public Relations

  • Business

  • Advertising

Additional Information

  • Organization: Corporate Services

    Additional Details

    This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.