Western Missouri Medical Center has partnered with UCM to create a unique internship program for students. Interns will work with WMMC’s professional team to create a bridge between university and professionalism. We are currently looking for interns for this program for the fall semester of 2022. This program is for non-clinical internships only in the design, marketing, and public relations areas. Individuals seeking clinical internships should contact Ashley Holmberg, Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator at 660-747-2500 ext. 7926 or at

Interns seeking education in design, marketing, or public relations will be a part of the Communication & Development Department to execute branding campaigns and maintain the current marketing strategy. Our department prides itself on providing the necessary support and training to develop his / her skills into career-ready individuals.

Some of the benefits that all interns will receive are:

  • An authentic experience working with a fast-paced marketing team with flexible scheduling and hours
  • College credit through an already approved contractual agreement with UCM
  • A personalized recommendation letter from the Marketing Manager for future employers
  • Monthly team building activities and continued education discussions
  • Experience with the fifth largest employer in the area to execute clear goals and deliverables

Interns can work in the following areas:

  • Graphic Design, Photography, and Videography – Creating a wide range of digital and print content, from pamphlets and flyers, to interview videos with physicians and event photography.
  • Social Media – Creating social media copy, content, and scheduling posts. Engaging, responding, managing updates, and reporting on insights.
  • Digital Marketing and Public Relations – Executing marketing initiatives such as email strategy, digital ads creation, website updates, community sentiment, and internal communication.
  • Journalism and Copywriting – Sourcing and writing patient and employee stories for the website, social media, local media outlets, and branding campaigns.
  • Event Planning – Planning and executing highly-anticipated and attended events that support the Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation.

Our interns don’t do coffee runs—rather, they receive guided training and experience on a marketing department’s interworkings, including brainstorming, design, execution, and optimization. Apply below to be a part of our program today!

Internship Application

  • 1. Personal Information

  • Leave a short description of the dates and times you would be available to be at the Marketing Office at WMMC each week between Monday - Friday, 8 -5 pm.
  • Emergency Contact
  • Experience

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Attach a cover letter or resume to be considered for an internship.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    If you have a portfolio or would like to provide examples of past work, please attach it here.
  • Agreement to Internship

  • I voluntarily offer my service with a clear understanding that there is no monetary compensation. Punctual and dependable attendance is a requirement of my service. Fulfilling the agreed requirements with my supervisor is required to receive internship benefits. I certify that all of the information provided on this application is true, correct and complete. I understand that false, misleading or incomplete information on this form may result in my disqualification for an internship, college credit, or any other benefits offered regardless of the date of discovery. I give permission for WMMC to contact my references. I must have initial TB skin testing, flu vaccine, and MMR vaccine prior to beginning volunteer service, and I will be responsible for these immunizations. I must have proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, and date of last tetanus shot. If these are not available, WMMC will send me to the lab for a blood draw to check to see if I am immune. I understand that WMMC is a tobacco-free facility and I agree to comply with this policy. I understand that I will be asked to sign a Code of Conduct and agree that I am healthy to the best of my knowledge.
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