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Professional - Non-Clinical

Administrative Fellowship

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Administrative Fellowship
    Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Administration
    Shift: 8a-5p
    Job ID: 404166

The 12-month Texas Children’s Hospital Administrative Fellowship is designed to develop future leaders in health care administration. Our renowned program provides early careerists with exposure to executive leadership, high-level decision-making, and opportunities to lead individual projects, at the nation’s largest children’s hospital. This program provides an unparalleled networking opportunity, many of Texas Children’s current leaders got their start in this program. The Administrative Fellowship program offers a unique opportunity to learn about the values, mission, and structure of Texas Children’s. Fellows will spend the first month in an immersive and hands-on experience which provides fellows with an opportunity to become familiar with the institution, meet key leaders, and identify areas of interest for further project work and rotations. Fellows will then spend time shadowing and working with key leaders to gain perspective on day-to-day operations and decisions faced by executive leadership. Fellows will work closely with the executive leadership team throughout the program on strategic projects that further the organization’s mission and needs. They will attend executive-level and Board of Trustees meetings throughout the program to gain valuable insight into the organization’s direction and top challenges facing healthcare and leadership. We believe that development occurs through a variety of experiences, including working closely with senior leaders, involvement in projects, attending leadership meetings and conferences, as well as participating in world class development opportunities. The Texas Children’s Administrative Fellowship Program offers an unmatched opportunity to learn and grow as health care professionals.

Application Process:

You must complete an online application for the Administrative Fellowship position via the Texas Children’s website at This position will be available online until September 1, 2023.

The following materials will be required to be uploaded with your application. All application materials must be submitted in a single PDF – please reach out with questions to [email protected]

  • Completed Application Form on
  • Current Resume
  • Official Graduate School Transcript
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (Encouraged to include 1 professional reference and 1 academic reference)
  • 1 Page Personal Statement single-spaced that addresses your goals in pursuing a fellowship and a career at Texas Children’s Hospital.

In order to be considered for the program, all documentation must be submitted by 11:59 pm CST on September 1, 2023. Any applications or materials submitted after this date will not be considered.

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  • Graduate level degree in business (MBA), healthcare administration (MHA), public health (MPH), or related degree. Degree programs must be accredited by AACSB, CAHME, or CEPH to be eligible to apply.
    • This program can serve as the remaining requirement for the graduate degree if all didactic coursework has been completed prior to the fellowship start date.
  • Required skills for this position are:
    • A passion for providing quality healthcare to children and women
    • Knowledge of the healthcare market, business theory, and its application
    • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate both written and orally, and demonstrate strong emotional intelligence
    • Demonstrated organizational awareness, think analytically, and show initiative



  1. Conducts special projects.
  • Prepares special projects and objectives for the Preceptor, Executive Mentor, and project sponsor by agreed-upon deadlines.
  • Completes comprehensive rotations under various executives at Texas Children’s and works on projects as assigned in those areas.
  1. Attends required meetings.
  • Attends all regularly scheduled meetings, as appropriate, including internal leadership meetings, Board of Trustees committee meetings, meetings with stakeholders across the organization, meetings with the Corporate Governance team, and meetings with the executive mentor. 
  1. Assists program leadership with recruiting and developing future healthcare professionals.
  • Supports program leadership with furthering the development of the fellowship program for the following year.
  • Acts as a resource for students and graduate programs who are interested in Health Care Administration at Texas Children’s.
  • Hosts special visitors to the organization upon request.

About Texas Children’s

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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