PCWD Training and Employment Program Trainee - Fall 2018 - *LAST CYCLE UNTIL 2020* - Application Deadline: August 13

Partners HealthCare(PHS) - Somerville, MA (30+ days ago)4.0

Partners in Career and Workforce Development (PCWD) Health Care Training and Employment Program

Fall 2018 Cycle Dates: September 10, 2018 to November 2, 2018

Application Deadline: August 13, 2018

Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system in the Boston community. Founded by the Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital - two of the nation's leading academic medical centers - Partners HealthCare includes community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care, and other health related services. Partners HealthCare is the largest private employer in Massachusetts, with approximately 60,000+ employees, including physicians, caregivers, scientists, nurses, and support staff. We're dedicated to providing an exceptional patient experience at all times and ensuring that our employees can balance their professional and personal lives.

The Partners in Career and Workforce Development (PCWD) Health Care Training and Employment Program is designed for individuals interested in entry-level employment within one of the Partners HealthCare affiliated hospitals and member institutions. This is not a job, this an 8-week unpaid training program which includes 4 weeks of classroom instruction and a 4 week internship in a clerical or support staff position. Our free, full-time, 8-week training program will give you the skills and tools you need in order to succeed in an entry- or mid-level role in many settings within our hospitals and affiliates. Placement assistance is offered after graduation, but a job within Partners HealthCare is not guaranteed.

If you need to strengthen your skills and would like to pursue a great entry-level job within a premier health care organization, this may be the right program for you. PCWD is designed for people who have the desire to help others, a genuine concern for the welfare of the patients, and the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and challenging situations. Within the training, PCWD offers the following to prepare you for a career in health care:

Introduction to the health care environment
Resume preparation
Interviewing skills
Medical terminology
Customer service and communication skills training
Internship in a hospital department
Job search assistance
Career counseling and development
Post-placement support and follow-up
Financial literacy education
Supportive services
Professional image development

If you meet the following requirements below and are interested in PCWD, please begin the application process by clicking "Apply Online" on this page. You are required to submit a resume with your online application, and will be asked to complete questionnaire on the application explaining why you are interested in our program, and how you would benefit from our program if selected. Our staff will contact you for a phone screen if they feel you meet the requirements. We strongly encourage you to apply well before the posted deadline.

The PCWD Program will be going on a brief hiatus after the Fall 2018 cycle, and will return during 2020. PCWD will not be held throughout 2019.


Must attend all training classes from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, at the PCWD Classroom , located at the new Partners HealthCare Campus at Assembly Row (399 Revolution Drive in Somerville)
Must attend an 8.5 hour/day internship, Monday through Friday, at one of our affiliates. Candidates should be mindful that the internship is held at our hospitals/affiliates, NOT at the PCWD Classroom.
Age Minimum: 18
Education Level: Minimum of a GED/High School Diploma (will be verified upon acceptance).
Work Experience: At least 12 consecutive months of (verifiable) work experience at one employer. In addition, you must not be a current employee of Partners HealthCare or any of our affiliates.
Computer Knowledge: Microsoft Office Word, Data Entry, Email, and Internet proficiency. Must type at least 20WPM. Must also pass assessments in reading, writing, computer literacy, and Microsoft Word skills.
Language: Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to speak, write, and understand English proficiently.
Background Checks: All acceptances into PCWD are contingent upon successful completion of background checks, including a CORI (Criminal Offender Records Investigation) background check. Please visit the MGH Police and Security Page for more information about the background checking process.
References: Must provide at least 4 employment references email addresses including 2 managers (with 1 manager from last employer); these references are obtained through an electronic, email-based system before acceptance and after the interview period.
Schedule: Must be able to and be committed to finding full-time employment.
Work Status: Must be eligible to work in the United States without limitations/sponsorship.
Application: Must apply online with resume. PCWD Staff will follow up via email.
Candidates must be available to attend PCWD training for the entire 8-week period beginning on September 10 to November 2, 2018.

The schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (including a 4-week internship where the schedule changes but will be 8.5 hours/day).



Interested? Click 'Apply Online' below!

Please note that applications submitted without a resume and/or completed questionnaire will not be considered.

Primary Location
: MA-Somerville-Assembly Row - PHS
Work Locations
Assembly Row - PHS
399 Revolution Drive
Somerville 02145
: Internship/Co Ops
: Partners HealthCare(PHS)
: Full-time
Standard Hours : 40
: Day Job
Recruiting Department : PHS Workforce Development
Job Posting
: Jul 30, 2018