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 Handshake 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.



Pre-Med, Biology and Biotechnology Internships GREAT LIST –
Summer Undergraduate Research, (AAMC) –
Pre-Medical Studies Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology –
Pre-Medical Summer Opportunities, Swarthmore College –
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) various sites –
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Programs –
Find Healthcare positions –
Explore Health Careers- Enrichment Programs –
Family Medicine Interest Group –
Genetic Counseling Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology –
Immunology Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology –
National Cancer Institute –
NIH Summer Internship Program –
National Institutes of Health Research and Training Opportunities
Many different programs for undergraduates and post-baccalaureates Website –

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) various sites –
Dental Crossing –
Work the World-Dentistry (international) –
Projects Abroad-Dentistry (international) –
Beazley Summer Internship –

American Veterinary Medical Association –
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Co-op/Internships, Rochester Institute of Technology –
Veterinary Career Network –

Public Health
What is public health? –
Migrant Health Promotion –
Schools of Public Health Application Service –
National Institutes of Health –
U.S. Department of Health Human Services home page –
AAHE: American Association for Health Education –
American Public Health Association –
Public Health Employment Connection –

Association of American Colleges of Nursing –
Nursing Shadowing experiences at Strong and Highland hospitals –
Nursing Schools and Colleges –
Work the World-Nursing (international) –
American Nurses Association –

Allied Health
COPE Health Solutions –
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center –
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) –
New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) –
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) –
New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) –
Work the World-Physical Therapy (international)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association –

American Pharmacists Association –
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy –
National Community Pharmacists Association –

UR Affiliated Study/Intern Abroad Programs
IES London & Oxford Health Practice & Policy Program –
DIS Medical Practice and Policy Program –
DIS Neuroscience Program (starting Fall 2013) –

Other Volunteer/Intern Options
Healthcare Volunteer  (no fee) –
International Medical Corps –
International Medical Volunteers Association –
Global Service Corps International Health Program in Tanzania –
Amigos de las Americas –
Unite for Sight Global Impact Corps/Global Impact Fellows –
Global Health Council –
Health for Humanity –
Public Health Development International –
World Federation of Public Health Associations –
USAID Global Health Fellows/Interns –
World Health Organizations (WHO)  Graduate Students –
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontiers –
Oxfam Americas –
Pan American Health Organization/WHO –
Foundation for Sustainable Development (fee-based) –
Child Family Health International (fee based) –
Work the World –
China California Heart Watch –