There are many great opportunities to gain meaningful and relevant experience in the health field. Internships and fellowships are great ways to gain exposure to a variety of careers, build relationships with potential mentors, and advance your academic and professional goals.
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Health Career Connection (HCC) provides a summer internship to undergraduate students interested in careers in public health and healthcare. HCC serves to increase the diversity of the health care workforce, to develop the next generation of health care and public health leaders, and to increase opportunities for people who are from, or want to serve, underserved communities.
Internships are available in New York/New Jersey, Boston, Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area from Salinas to Sacramento), Southern California (Greater Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Orange County and San Diego) ,Central California Valley (Fresno, Modesto, Visalia, Bakersfield), Coachella Valley (Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Coachella, Cathedral City) North Carolina
Internships are full-time (8 hours/day, 40 hours/week) educational opportunities that last 10 continuous weeks, from June through August. Internships take place at prominent healthcare/public health organizations such as hospitals, academic medical centers, community clinics, medical groups, health plans, health departments, & advocacy groups. Each year, these placement sites may change. Through an apprenticeship model, each student is paired with a preceptor at the placement site who will serve as a mentor and guide, sharing his/her experience and wisdom. Internship stipends are $3,000 – $4,000.