Kettering Health Network


We are so excited you’re joining us this summer. Below, you’ll find information related to both our summer internship and externship 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 Savannah Torkelsen, Talent Development Administrative Assistant (

Program Members

See 2019 Summer Extern Program Members (Nursing)

See 2019 Summer Intern Program Members (Business)

Items To Do

Current Items

Please sign-up for a Check-In Timeslot for Move-In Day, May 7, 2019.

Please contact Dave Lawrence at if you are an International Student by Friday, April 19 at 3:30pm.


Externs Only | Please fill out the Application for Admission Form for Kettering College and mail it to Kettering College or email it to by Friday, April 26.

Externs Only | Please fill out the Course Registration Form for Kettering College and mail it to Kettering College or email it to by Friday, April 26.

For Your Information


Please see the 2019 Summer Program Housing Assignments for your roomate and housing location information.


Please see the packing list for information on what to bring and the Kettering College Dorm 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 wifi.  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 also 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 Savannah Torkelsen at 937-762-1402. We began booking travel late-February.  If you have not reached out to Savannah yet to book your flight, you need to reach out by 4:30pm EST, Wednesday, April 10, 2019

You'll want to fly into the Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, Ohio. Move-in day is Tuesday, May 7, 2019. You must check-in at Kettering between 10:00am and 6:00pm, May 7. Because of the timeframe, we recommend you book a flight that arrives no later than 4:00pm that day.

Individuals coming for orientation then heading back to finish your school semester, we will pay for your roundtrip flight to orientation and back to school and also for your flight back to Kettering at the start of your internship, if you are not bringing a vehicle.


Gas – For those of you driving cars to Kettering, you will be reimbursed at a rate of $0.58/mile. To be reimbursed for your travel expenses, you must print a Google map with your starting location and destination (3737 Southern Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429) to be included with your Employee Reimbursement form when you arrive. You will see the reimbursement added to your pay check.

Travel while here

You are responsible for your own transportation during the course of the program. We strongly recommend you bring a vehicle. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.


Placement assignments

Externship Unit Assignments (Nursing)*

Internship Track Assignments (Business)


*Please note all unit assignments are final.  Our team has worked very hard to ensure you were placed in one of your top three choices.  However, as stated in your interview, we could not always guarantee that.  We firmly believe all assignments will be extremely beneficial to your growth and development.  


Things to bring

  • Please see a general Packing List to guide your packing decisions.
  • Important Employment Documents* (you must have these with you to begin work)
    • Driver’s license or passport
    • Social Security card
    • High school diploma or high school transcript with graduation date
    • Immunization records, TB Skin Test records, Flu Shot record (if you have them)
    • Current prescription medication in pharmacy-labeled containers (if applicable)
    • Active BLS (CPR) License (Externs only)
    • Kettering College Extern Course Application


Itinerary and Activities

Please see the 1st Week's Itinerary for more information of what to expect during your first week with us.

Background check & reference check

Cris Gozum, our Onboarding Specialist, has sent out two emails: a background check consent form and a reference check. Please fill out both of these as quickly as possible after you receive them (be sure to check your Junk mail).  If you have not received it, please email Cris at

Move-in day

Move-in day is Tuesday, May 7, 2019 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:


Kettering College

3737 Southern Blvd.

Kettering, OH 45429

Pre-Employment Services

May 7-10, 2019 – 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, Cris Gozum 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. 

Welcome Weekend

The weekend of May 10-12, 2019, 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.    


Orientation will be Monday & Tuesday, May 13-14, 2019


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 a 2-credit course and is completely free of charge to you. 


*Kettering Health Network is a nicotine-free workplace.

Job Listings

You can view all open positions or use the following search form to find jobs that suit your specific career interests.

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