Health Career Connection (HCC) Summer 2016 Internship Program

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.

The deadline for submission is February 8, 2016. Visit their website at www.healthcareers.org to learn more and click here to access the application!

 

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.

 

Eligibility

·        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

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