The stipend for the internship year is $24,000. Interns must pay a small monthly parking fee, and are eligible for health insurance. Benefits include two weeks paid vacation and one week professional leave. There is access to computers for word processing and statistical analysis. Emory and Grady require criminal background checks and drug testing as a condition of employment. All interns must also complete orientation and pre-employment health assessment, background checks and drug testing through Grady, Emory and the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) drug screening includes testing for use of nicotine products.