Become a Program Assistant

Calling all undergraduate and graduate students: We’re seeking program assistants for HIMSS23. You’ll help with on-site operations during conference events and receive amazing benefits, networking opportunities and more in exchange. This is a paid position for all hours worked.

Application deadline is Friday, January 27, 2023

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  • Complimentary conference registration*
  • Pay for all hours worked
  • Complimentary beverages + snacks throughout the week
  • Discounted hotel rates
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Attend conference education sessions*
  • Exhibit hall featuring hundreds of health information and technology companies*
  • HIMSS-branded full-zip jacket

*Your badge will allow access to both the education sessions and the exhibit floor.

Areas of Responsibility

EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ­– There are many moving parts to the Program Assistant responsibility under Education/Professional Development: ensuring day-long symposia and education sessions run smoothly via welcoming and assisting speakers, minimal technical assistance/troubleshooting, speaker and attendee check-in and answering general Global Conference questions.  

SPECIAL MEETINGS & EVENTS ­– Conference attendees enjoy activities including workshops, receptions and more. Program Assistants in these areas are responsible for assisting attendees with convention center directions, keynote sessions, registration check-in at receptions, networking events, optional events, etc. and any other logistics needs that arise onsite.
** Must be able to stand for long periods and be customer service oriented


  • Currently an undergraduate or graduate student in healthcare information and technology or a related field
  • Available to be on-site in Chicago, Illinois from Sunday, April 16th – Friday April 21st, 2023 at 3pm CT.
  • 21 years or older



  • 1 hour Zoom training two weeks before conference
  • 3-4 hour onsite training & orientation Sunday, April 16th


  • Monday – Friday (includes Sunday training)
  • Shifts can start as early as 7AM
  • Special Meetings & Event shifts may vary

Financial Responsibilities

  • Airfare/Transportation to and from Chicago, IL.
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Food and Beverage throughout the week aside from beverages/snacks

Submit your application by Friday, January 27, 2023.

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