We are so excited you’re joining us this summer. Below, you’ll find information related to both our summer externship and internship programs. Please continue to check this page often, as new information will be posted regularly. If you can’t find what you need here or if you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to your program coordinators below.
See 2020 Summer Extern Program Members (Nursing)
See 2020 Summer Intern Program Members (Business)
Items To Do
Please fill out the Member Information Form by Friday, February 7.
Please contact Dave Lawrence at Dave.Lawrence@ketteringhealth.org if you are an International Student by Friday, March 20 at 3:30pm.
For Your Information
Housing assignments will be posted on Friday, April 17. To request to room with someone, both people must fill out a Member Information Form naming the other as your preferred roommate.
Currently, our lodging options consists of Dorm Rooms at Kettering College and several homes on the main campus that we call the Sears Homes. Placement will be determined at the discretion of the program coordinators.
Please see the packing list for information on what to bring and the Kettering College Dorm and the Sears Homes. Also, please see FAQS for more information on the dorm. The Dorm at Kettering College is attached to Kettering Medical Center, the main hospital.
For those staying in the Sears homes, they are located within walking distance to Kettering College. These homes are fully furnished with appliances, sofas, beds and Wi-Fi. Sleeping arrangements can be made at the discretion of the occupants. Please expect to still be sharing a bedroom with someone if you are placed in the homes.
Travel to here
Flights – For program members who are not bringing a vehicle, we will pay for your flight from where you are to Kettering and cover your airport pickup. You can purchase your flight and be reimbursed for the price of your ticket a few weeks after your arrival, or we can book and pay for your flight. To arrange us booking your flight, call Nicole Cillo at 937-762-1402. We begin booking travel late-February. You need to reach out to Nicole Cillo by 12:00pm EST, Friday, March 20 for us to book your flight.
If you decide to book your own flight and receive reimbursement after your arrival, you'll want to fly into the Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, Ohio. Move-In day is Monday, May 11, 2020. You must check-in at Kettering College between 10:00am and 6:00pm, May 11. Because of the time-frame, we recommend you book a flight that arrives no later than 4:00pm that day.
Gas – For those of you driving cars to Kettering, you will receive a stipend based on distance from Kettering College. Please see the Travel Stipend Rates to find out your stipend. To be reimbursed for your travel expenses, you must print a Google map revealing the miles from your starting location and destination (3737 Southern Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429). You will see the reimbursement added to your pay check.
Travel while here
You are responsible for your own transportation during the program. We strongly recommend you bring a vehicle. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.
Unit Assignments will be posted in mid-April.
Things to bring
Itinerary and Activities
Background check & reference check
Our Onboarding Specialist, will send out a background check consent form via email in the beginning of April for members moving in on the 1st Move-in Day and mid-May for members moving in on the 2nd Move-in Day. Please fill out the consent form as soon as possible after you receive it (be sure to check your Junk mail). If you have not received it, please email Joshua Stahl for Externs and Nicole Cillo for Interns.
This year there are two Move-in days. The first Move-in day is Monday, May 11 between 10:00am and 6:00pm. This is for Business Interns coming from schools that are not on the west coast, Nurse Externs in the 10-week cohort, and Nurse Externs in the 1st 5-week cohort. The second Move-in day is Wednesday, June 17 between 10:00am and 6:00pm.
As mentioned above, you will know where you will be assigned to stay mid-April. At that same time, a move-in sign-up sheet will be posted to this page to select a time within the time-period above for you to move in to your housing assignments. All program members will check-in at the Kettering College Lobby before moving in. The address to Kettering College is listed below:
3737 Southern Blvd.
Kettering, OH 45429
May 11-15 or June 17-19 – In order to start employment at Kettering Health Network, every employee must complete a Pre-Employment Service (PES) appointment. After your background check and reference check are complete, our Onboarding Specialist will call to schedule you for your PES appointment. You must bring your Important Employment Documents (listed above). During this appointment, you will be given a health screening, *a drug test, and your employee badge.
The weekend of May 15-17, our team and Kettering family have great plans to welcome you to the community for the summer. This will be a great time of getting to know one another as well as the people who you’ll be working with and spending time with this summer. There will also be a 2nd welcome weekend June 19-21 for new members arriving that week.
Orientation will be Monday & Tuesday, May 18-19 for members moving in on the 1st Move-in Day and Monday & Tuesday, June 22-23 for members moving in on the 2nd Move-in Day.
Please note: Our internship and externship opportunities are not just jobs, they’re programs. You are expected to attend all social activities, unless your absence has been pre-approved by the program coordinator, Joshua Stahl.
This is the app we will use to communicate with you over the course of the program. If you’d like to download it now in preparation, feel free.
Class (Externs only)
Once a week, Externs will participate in a 4-hour class to coincide with the clinical side of the program. Early-April, we will email you the online application to be a student at Kettering College for the summer. You need to complete that when you receive it. This course is completely free of charge to you.
*Kettering Health Network is a nicotine-free workplace.