Job, Internship, and Fellowship Listings
Courtesy of Northwestern University Pre-Health Advising; Last updated 2015
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO STRITCH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ASPIRE SUMMER PROGRAM
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is now accepting applications for its2017 ASPIRE Program. The program offers four, one-week sessions designed to help applicants prepare a competitive application and learn more about social justice in medicine. ASPIRE offers small group learning, focus on leadership and advocacy skills, and mentorship from Stritch faculty and students. Registration fees are $250 per week without housing or $380 per week with housing. Full and partial need-based scholarships are available. For questions, contact the program directly at 708-216-3220. The application deadline is February 17, 2017. For more information and to apply for ASPIRE visit the program website here.
RUSH CENTER OF EXCELLENCE ON DISPARITIES IN HIV AND AGING (CEDHA) INTERNSHIP
The Health Disparities Summer Internship is operated by Rush Center of Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging (CEDHA) with support from the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center (RADC). The program is designed for current high school and undergraduate students to develop skills such as health literacy, health communication, behavioral change, and research ethics to support progress in health disparities research. Participants will engage with community leaders and persons in underrepresented and underserved communities; as well as conduct and present their own individual research project which will be a piece of a larger group project focusing on health disparities. The internship will take place over an 8 weeks span (40 hours per week) beginning June 2017. Participant will receive a stipend at the end of the program. The application deadline is March 3. For more information about the internship please visit the CEDHA website.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN FRANKEL CARDIOVASCULAR CENTER SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center offers a summer fellowship program to support undergraduate students who are interested in cardiovascular research. Any student who is currently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is eligible to apply, with preference given to those students interested in a career in research. Each student will be matched, based on his or her interests, to a laboratory that is led by a faculty member of the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. The opportunity includes a $4,000 stipend for the ten-week appointment. Start date can be adjusted for undergraduates whose institution remains in session into June. View the flyer below for more information and visit the program page to apply.
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UCLA/DREW SUMMER HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION PROGRAM (SHPEP)
SHPEP is a free residential summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in health professions. UCLA/DREW SHPEP gives students the opportunity to meet and work with other students whose interests in health professions parallel their own. Students will have the opportunity to work with expert faculty and staff who are eager to mentor students and share knowledge in their individual fields. Eligible applicants are admitted on a rolling basis. Applying early increases your chances of being selected at your preferred program site. The application deadline is March 1, 2017. For more information and application instructions view the website here.
THE US ARMY INSTITUTE OF SURGICAL RESEARCH (USAISR) SUMMER INTERNSHIP
The intent of the undergraduate student internship is to provide an opportunity for students interested in science, engineering or medical career fields to participate in research directed at improving the care of injured military service members and society at large. This mentored research experience will expose interns to efforts in integrated science, technology and engineering solutions at the nation's premier military trauma research institute. Selected candidates will be compensated $2,750 per month, based on full-time participation. For more information and instructions to apply please visit the website here.
REGENERATIVE MEDICINE SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer and Parkinson’s Disease. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar is responsible for his or her own research project in such areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research. The Summer Scholars Program emphasizes development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded future scientists, healthcare professionals, and policy makers. Students participating in the program will hone their writing skills via periodic reports, which are designed to emulate text scientists commonly must produce. At the end of the summer, students will have the opportunity to put all of their newly developed communication skills into practice at a student symposium. There are paid positions available at several locations. The online application and a full description of each research project can be found on the website. The application deadline is 12 p.m. on February 6, 2016.
POSTDOCTORAL/POST BACCALAUREATE BIOETHICS FELLOWSHIP AT THE NIH
The fellowships last for two years and involve a range of activities including independent bioethics research, participation on the NIH intramural ethics consultation team, and weekly seminars on a variety of topics in bioethics. Both pre and post-doctoral candidates are invited to apply. The deadline is December 31 for the post-doctoral (JD, MD, PhD) fellowship and January 15 for the pre-doctoral (BA, MA) fellowship.
PRITZKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH SUMMER PROGRAM
This is an NIH-sponsored summer pipeline program held on the University of Chicago campus. Students apply from around the country to participate in a rigorous, mentored, and highly supportive experience, and are provided with on-campus housing as well as a generous stipend. Participants are rising college seniors or students rising into a post baccalaureate program. Applicants must be US citizens or have permanent resident status. The program seeks students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or who represent groups that are known to be underrepresented in health related sciences and medicine. The application deadline is January 13, 2017. It is necessary to complete the online application to be considered for the program. More information and application instructions can be found on the PSOMER website. If you have questions regarding the process of application or any of the requirements, please contact the Pritzker School of Medicine Office of Multicultural Affairs at email@example.com.
UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY DENTAL SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (SEP)
The SEP aims to assist students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds with gaining admission to dental school, and succeeding in their future careers in dentistry. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of college, or have graduated college within the last five years. They must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and demonstrated a strong interest in pursuing a career in dentistry and improving the health of underserved patient populations. The application deadline is February 28, 2017 at 5 p.m. EST.
MD SUMMER EXPERIENCE IN CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AT EMORY UNIVERSITY
Much more than a shadowing program, MD-SEE offers genuine clinical experience, classroom guidance on presentations, and a vigorous look at current issues and practices in medicine. This course will cover variable topics of special interest in the field of Clinical Neurology. Undergraduates will have an opportunity to correlate experience with actual patients with the science behind the diagnosis. During their time in the clinics, students will act as a "patient assistant," helping patients who may have partial paralysis or loss of sensation. The preferred application deadline is February 24, 2017.
STETSON POWELL ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE INTERNSHIP
This opportunity is available to graduating seniors who are planning on attending medical school. The intern will interview patients and record their medical history. They will then review the history with the attending physician and record the physical exam, MRI/X-ray findings and treatment plan in the Electronic Health Record system. The intern will also help the doctors with other research opportunities and projects. Interest in Orthopedics is preferred but not required. This is a paid position requiring 40+ hours per week. If interested please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
The University of Michigan Summer Enrichment Program in Health Management and Policy (UM SEP) is an internship program that attracts and educates future leaders who are committed to eliminating racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic health inequalities. For the 32nd consecutive summer, several Michigan hospitals and other health care organizations in the Detroit and Ann Arbor area have agreed to provide paid summer internships to undergraduate students who are entering their junior or senior year in the fall of 2017. For more information and to apply visit the program website here.
SUMMER INTERNSHIP CLEVELAND CLINIC'S AMERICAN CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
The Center for Reproductive Medicine at Cleveland Clinic has a summer internship opportunity for highly motivated, academically-oriented medical or undergraduate students and recent medical graduates interested in exploring a career in medicine and/or medical research. This opportunity delivers a unique, bench research experience that will give you a lifelong foundation of skills. You will select a research project to work on from a list of several bench experiments in reproductive biology. Application deadline is March 3, 2017.
COLLEGE SCIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (CSEP) AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY
The Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) at Marquette University is hosting a six-week summer program funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It's designed for college students interested in a career as a behavioral health clinician, clinical lab scientist, clinical mental health counselor, dentist (pre-dent), exercise physiologist, physicin (pre-med), occupational therapist, physical therapist, or physician assistant (PA). Clinical exposure, cadaver lab dissection, career exploration, GRE/DAT preparation, professional development, and cross-cultural competency are among the opportunities offered. The curriculum is free of cost, and HCOP provides a stipend to help offset lost summer wages and to help cover room and board. Travel reimbursement for one round trip to Milwaukee may be granted on a case-by-case basis. The early deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.
Preparation for Graduate and Medical Education (PARAdiGM)
This program focus on undergraduates from diverse and underrepresented minority backgrounds, and gives them the opportunity to participate for two summers. Students will work in the laboratory of a faculty mentor and learn about careers in academic medical centers by shadowing clinician-investigators. The goal is to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of the biomedical research process. Previous research experience is not required. The program is especially useful for students who don't have local access to biomedical research and/or academic physician-scientist role models.
DISCOVER DENTAL SCHOOL (DDS) SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is hosting a weeklong program where participating students will gain valuable hands on experience and will discover what the preclinical courses of dental school are truly like.
GLOBAL IMPACT CORPS FELLOWSHIP: GLOBAL HEALTH VOLUNTEER ABROAD OPPORTUNITY
Looking for a winter, spring or summer fellowship opportunity abroad? Unite for Sight's Global Impact Corps offers a hands-on and immersive global health volunteering experience. The program offers year-round opportunities in Ghana, Honduras and India. The program, aimed at students and professionals who are interested in public health, international development, medicine or social entrepreneurship, provides opportunities to work with local partner doctors to assist with patient education, visual acuity testing, patient intake, distributing glasses and prescribed medication and other support tasks. There are also opportunities to observe surgeries provided by the local doctors. Fellows also have the opportunity to participate in the Global Impact lab, an optional program for those interested in pursuing research.
Summer Enrichment Programs
Seven-week intensive summer program aimed at providing premedical and predental students from disadvantaged backgrounds with a means of strengthening their ability and readiness to study medicine or dentistry.
Free six-week summer academic enrichment program for freshman and sophomore college students from economically/ educationally disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in a health professions career.
Six-week summer program for undergraduate premed students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year in college, or who are graduating from high school in spring of 2012 and have been accepted into college. Designed to help multicultural and disadvantaged students build the knowledge base and academic skills necessary for success in a premedical program.
A two-week pre-medical course for students interested in medical careers. Students will spend a week at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where they will shadow in the ER, ride with local EMS crews on ambulances, become CPR certified, meet with admissions officers and learn about writing a personal statement and interviewing. The second week will be spent in the Rocky Mountains where they will engage in a hands on curriculum designed to teach them basic medical care for austere environments. Scholarships are available to need-based students, and applications for them are accepted on a rolling basis.
Seven- to eight-week program designed specifically to prepare and support students who wish to pursue careers in the field of medicine.