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Sanford Health Fall Intern - Biomechanical Data Analytics - Sioux Falls, SD in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Fieldhouse Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2215 W Pentagon Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Department Details

Sanford Engineering and Applied Sciences has a team of engineers focused on research and development

Interns are given autonomy and responsibilities to make the experience a true on the job training opportunity.

Integration with physicians, physical therapy

Get in on the ground floor of a new initiative to expand clinical biomechanics and develop unique analysis methodologies

Most interns go on to jobs at Sanford, desirable positions at companies across the US, or desirable graduate positions at USD or across the US.

Job Summary

Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.

The intern will support sports and clinical related biomechanics research and services as part of the Engineering and Applied Sciences team. The intern will work closely with the team to develop and implement two-dimensional gait analysis services to be used in clinical settings with ACL and other Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine patient populations. Intern will specifically work to develop and implement software to support this endeavor with an emphasis on markerless motion capture techniques and automated report generation. Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate, Bachelor, or Graduate degree program from an accredited college or university in engineering, biomechanics, kinesiology, computer science, or related discipline. Strong knowledge of Python required. MATLAB or similar coding knowledge preferred. Experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques preferred. Experience with two- and three-dimensional motion capture, force plates, and surface electromyography preferred. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.


Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Student Services
Req Number: R-62147
Featured: No