Health Professions and Public Health Internships

The internship links below are just a small sample of what is available to students. Be sure to also check CareerLink and NIC Internship Database for additional postings. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, make an appointment to discuss your ideas with a career counselor.

 

Nursing

Medicine
Pre-Med, Biology and Biotechnology Internships GREAT LIST – http://people.rit.edu/~gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm
Summer Undergraduate Research, (AAMC) – https://www.aamc.org/members/great/61052/great_summerlinks.html
Pre-Medical Studies Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology – http://people.rit.edu/%7Egtfsbi/Symp/premed.htm
Pre-Medical Summer Opportunities, Swarthmore College – http://www.swarthmore.edu/x8853.xml
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) various sites – http://smdep.org/about/program-overview/
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Programs – http://med.uc.edu/summer.aspx
Find Healthcare positions – www.AllHospitalJobs.com
Explore Health Careers- Enrichment Programs – http://www.explorehealthcareers.org
Family Medicine Interest Group – http://fmignet.aafp.org/x53.xml
Genetic Counseling Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology – http://people.rit.edu/%7Egtfsbi/Symp/genecounseling.htm
Immunology Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology – http://people.rit.edu/%7Egtfsbi/Symp/immunology.htm
National Cancer Institute – http://generalemployment.nci.nih.gov/welcome.cfm
NIH Summer Internship Program – http://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/research/summers/
National Institutes of Health Research and Training Opportunities
Many different programs for undergraduates and post-baccalaureates Website – http://www.training.nih.gov/

Dentistry
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) various sites -http://smdep.org/about/program-overview/
Dental Crossing -http://www.dentalcrossing.com/
Work the World-Dentistry (international) -http://www.worktheworld.co.uk/dentistry-electives
Projects Abroad-Dentistry (international) -http://www.projects-abroad.org/projects/medicine-and-healthcare/dentistry/?from=april11
Beazley Summer Internship – http://oralhealthamerica.org/aboutus/internship-opportunities/

Veterinary
American Veterinary Medical Association -http://jobs.avma.org/
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology – http://people.rit.edu/%7Egtfsbi/Symp/vetag.htm
Veterinary Career Network – http://www.veterinarycareernetwork.com/

Public Health
What is public health? – http://www.whatispublichealth.org/
Migrant Health Promotion – http://www.migranthealth.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=84&Itemid=76
Schools of Public Health Application Service – http://sophas.org
National Institutes of Health – http://nih.gov/
U.S. Department of Health Human Services home page – http://www.hhs.gov/
AAHE: American Association for Health Education – http://www.aahperd.org/
American Public Health Association – http://www.apha.org/about/careers/internships/
Public Health Employment Connection – http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/phec.cfm

Nursing
Association of American Colleges of Nursing – http://aacn.org
Nursing Shadowing experiences at Strong and Highland hospitals – http://www.strong.rochester.edu/healthcareers/students/hs_middle_college.cfm#shadowing
Nursing Schools and Colleges – http://www.healthcareercenter.org/nursing-schools.html
Work the World-Nursing (international) – http://www.worktheworld.com/nursing-elective-internships
American Nurses Association – http://www.nursingworld.org/

Allied Health
COPE Health Solutions – http://www.copehealthsolutions.org/clinical-internships
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center – http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/students/summer_internships.html
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) – http://www.apta.org/
New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) – http://www.nypta.org/
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) – http://www.aota.org/
New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) – http://www.nysota.org/
Work the World-Physical Therapy (international) http://www.worktheworld.com/physical-therapy-elective-internships
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association – http://www.asha.org/

Pharmacy
American Pharmacists Association – http://www.pharmacist.com/
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy – http://www.aacp.org/Pages/Default.aspx
National Community Pharmacists Association – http://www.ncpanet.org/index.php/students/internship-opportunities

International
UR Affiliated Study/Intern Abroad Programs
IES London & Oxford Health Practice & Policy Program – https://www.iesabroad.org/IES/Programs/England/London/Health_Studies/londonOxfordHealthStudies.html
DIS Medical Practice and Policy Program – http://www.disabroad.org/study-abroad/programs/medical-policy/
DIS Neuroscience Program (starting Fall 2013) – http://www.disabroad.org/study-abroad/programs/neuroscience/

Other Volunteer/Intern Options
Healthcare Volunteer  (no fee) Рhttp://healthcarevolunteer.com/volunteers/ourvolunteeringprojects.php
International Medical Corps – http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org/page.aspx?pid=495
International Medical Volunteers Association – http://www.imva.org/index.html
Global Service Corps International Health Program in Tanzania – http://www.globalservicecorps.org/site/tanzania-international-health/
Amigos de las Americas -http://www.amigoslink.org/
Unite for Sight Global Impact Corps/Global Impact Fellows – http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad
Global Health Council – http://careers.globalhealth.org/
Health for Humanity – http://www.h4h.ca/newh4h/node/9
Public Health Development International – http://www.publichealthproject.s5.com/photo4.html
World Federation of Public Health Associations – http://www.wfpha.org/internships.html
USAID Global Health Fellows/Interns – http://www.ghfp.net/
World Health Organizations (WHO)  Graduate Students Рhttp://www.who.int/employment/internship/en/
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontiers – http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/work/office/internships.cfm
Oxfam Americas – http://www.oxfamamerica.org/whoweare/jobs#interns-and-volunteers
Pan American Health Organization/WHO – http://www.paho.org/English/AM/HRM/RE/HRM-internship.htm
Foundation for Sustainable Development (fee-based) – http://fsdinternational.org/devsubject/health
Child Family Health International (fee based) – http://www.cfhi.org/web/index.php
Work the World – http://www.worktheworld.com/
China California Heart Watch – www.chinacal.org