HCC is a comprehensive professional development program that provides paid, 10-week summer internships to undergraduates and recent graduates in the field of public health and health care.
Description of Program:
· A paid, full-time 10-week internship placement in a partner organization. Interns work under the direction of a preceptor and work on meaningful projects that are educational for the student and benefit the organization and its community.
· Through partnerships with local organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, health plans, local health departments, community based organizations and advocacy groups.
· The Apprenticeship model pairs you with a preceptor to serve as a mentor.
· Workshops on key professional and personal development topics including: leadership, advocacy, cultural competence, life and career planning and graduate education preparation.
· Community building and networking opportunities with peers, professionals, and alumni.
· Site visits to a diverse set of key partner organizations to provide exposure to multiple settings and projects.
· Internship stipends range between $3,000 and $4,000.
· Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (community college or 4-year college or university) or have recently graduated from an undergraduate institution.
· Recent graduates must have completed their degree within the last three years.
· Candidates who are enrolled in a post baccalaureate are eligible to apply.
· Graduate students are not eligible to apply.
· Students enrolled in high school and/or are simultaneously taking community college classes are not eligible to apply.
· Past work experience is not necessary