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Application Process

Program Eligibility

The 2017-2019 Cone Health Administrative Fellowship is open to graduates from accredited MHA, MBA, MPH, MSN, or equivalent graduate programs. For applicants who must complete a fellowship to fulfill a graduation requirement as part of an accredited graduate program, coursework must be completed by May 2017. Previous healthcare experience is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate for the Administrative Fellowship is a highly motivated, self-starter who demonstrates excellent communication and presentation skills, exceptional performance in graduate coursework, and a willingness to take full advantage of the opportunities provided by the Fellowship program.

Cone Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees. All employees and applicants for employment will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, ability and performance without regard to race, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, ethnicity, national origin, disability, color or as otherwise protected by law.

At this time, Cone Health is unable to provide visa sponsorship for individuals participating in the Administrative Fellowship Program.

Application Requirements

Interested applicants should email the following materials in one single PDF file to by 5pm on Sept. 30, 2016:

1. Current Resume (maximum of one page)

2. Official Graduate School Transcript

3. Letter of Recommendation: Graduate School Program Director or Faculty Member

4. Letter of Recommendation: Previous or Current Employer

5. Personal Statement of Interest (maximum of two pages, double spaced)

6. Responses to the following questions (maximum 500 words each):

  • World Class Patient Experience
  • DaVinci Robot Purchase

Please click here to download the application questions.

Each PDF file should contain the materials listed in the order specified above. Please use the subject line “Last Name, First Name – Administrative Fellowship Application”.

All letters of recommendation should be addressed to the Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee. If your recommender prefers to contact the program directly, please have your recommender email a PDF version of his/her letter to with the subject line "Last Name of Applicant, First Name of Applicant: Recommendation Letter for Cone Health Administrative Fellowship".

Applicants will be notified when applications are received. Only complete and punctual applications will be considered.

Selection Process

The Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee will review all applications and evaluate applicants on academic performance, professional and personal experiences, personal statement, and letters of recommendation. Once phone interviews have been completed, finalists will be invited for interviews with executive leadership on-site in Greensboro, NC.

Overnight accommodations and all other travel expenses for in-person interviews will be provided by Cone Health.

  • August 1, 2016 - Application period opens
  • September 30, 2016 - Application period closes
  • October 6-10, 2016 - Phone interviews with top qualified candidates
  • October 26-27, 2016 - In-person interviews with final candidates
  • October 28, 2016 - Selection and notification
  • June 2017 - Fellowship start date

If you have any questions regarding the Fellowship or the application process, please contact us at, using the subject line “Question: Cone Health Administrative Fellowship”.