2018 Student Volunteer Program at AHIMA Convention

Deadline: April 30 2018 at 11:59 PM CDT (Midnight)


Application will open March 1.

AHIMA is introducing a very exciting opportunity at the 2018 AHIMA Convention in Miami, FL! AHIMA will be launching a volunteer program for current students or new graduates to attend the 2018 AHIMA convention with all expenses paid (within the AHIMA travel policy guidelines). The selected volunteers will be assigned activities throughout the convention. This is a great opportunity for our future leaders to become more engaged in the profession! Volunteer activities may include:
• Registration
• Info Booth
• Door Monitors
• Stuff bags
• Bag and badge pickup
• Pre-meeting support
• Career Theater and Fair
• Introducing speakers
• Foundation/Auction
*Additional tasks as they arise


    To be eligible for selection to participate in the Student Volunteer Program at Convention, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be an active member or active student member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) at the time of the application deadline. JOIN NOW

  • Applicants must be actively enrolled in a (CAHIIM) accredited Associate, Baccalaureate or Post Baccalaureate degree in Health Information Management, or a Graduate degree in HIM or Health Informatics with a current minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or 4.0 (out of 5.0) or graduated between January 2nd, 2018 and the application deadline.

  • Applicants must submit a current resume.

  • Applicants must have a recommendation from a current HIM Educator at the program they are enrolled in.

  • Applicants must respond to a question provided in 300 words or less.

  • Applicants must submit a self-recorded 3 minute video response to questions provided and upload it to YouTube (Instructions are provided in the application).

  • Applicants must submit a completed online application with all required elements marked as "Received" by the deadline, April 30, 2018, 11:59pm Central Time. Applications with "Pending" or "Failed" elements will not be considered.

    1. Online Application Process
    2. Verify that you meet the above eligibility requirements.

    3. Locate and save electronic copies of required transcripts and resume.

    4. Select a current educator to provide a recommendation.

    5. Review the application question and prepare your response.

    6. Review the application questions required for the video response, prepare and upload to YouTube following the attached instructions.

    7. You will be able to save and return to the application as many times before the application closing date.

        Application Timeline
        Online Application Opens: March 1, 2018
        Online Application Closes: April 30, 2018