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Application & selection process

Candidates who will earn a graduate degree in healthcare administration, business administration, public health or similar graduate programs prior to July 1, 2023 will be considered. Previous experience in a healthcare setting, including completion of a summer administrative internship, is desirable but not required. Applicants do not have to graduate from an accredited university to be considered for this position. We do not sponsor work visas.

Available concentrations

  • Hospital Operations Central Region Track
  • Geisinger Health Plan Track
  • Clinical Operations Track

Application process

Visit this page and register to apply. The application opened on July 1, 2022.

  • Current resume or CV
  • Graduate transcripts of coursework to-date (official or unofficial)
  • A brief statement on professional development objectives and career goals (one page, single-spaced)
  • 500-word essay (choose one):
    • What are the top three key questions that integrated healthcare systems should be asking over the next five years and why?
    • Administrative fellows have the opportunity to develop new ideas and bring them forward across the organization. Tell us about a time you took a new or unpopular stand on an idea and brought it to fruition.
    • Geisinger is highly focused on excellence, with a vision of "making better health easier." In what ways is an integrated system uniquely positioned to realize this vision? Where can Geisinger focus next on “making better health easier?”
  • Three letters of recommendation (from individuals who can knowledgeably evaluate work performance, leadership capabilities and academic experience)

The selection timeline for the 2022 fellowship consists of the following phases:

  • Application deadline: Sept. 18
  • On-site interviews conducted: Oct. 4-6
  • Offers extended: Oct. 7-10
  • Employment begins: July 2023 


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For more information about Geisinger’s Administrative Fellowship, we encourage students to participate in an informational webinar on one of the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 6, 6 – 7 p.m.

Register here!

* Because there will be a PowerPoint presentation associated with the call, participants are encouraged to join online, if possible. To join online, participants will need to either download the Microsoft Teams plug-in if they are joining from a computer or the Microsoft Teams app if joining from a phone or tablet. Please allow for a few extra minutes prior to the call to ensure the appropriate access is in place.