Internships in the US - Healthcare
This list is by no means exhaustive. It is simply designed to serve as a starting point. For general information, visit Internships in the US.
- Aids Action - The Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking experience in public policy and government affairs focused on HIV/AIDS issues. Duties include assisting in researching a variety of public health and civil rights issues related to HIV prevention, treatment and care. Familiarity with HIV-related issues and the legislative processes is preferred. Fellows must commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week for 8 weeks.
- ids Alliance for Children, Youth and Families AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families is a national non-profit membership organization established in 1994 to give voice to the needs of women, children, youth, and families living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. On offer are their Sexual Health and Juvenile Justice and their Sexual Health and LGBTQ Youth Internships.
- American Medical Student Association provides various international health opportunities.
- American Public Heath Association Unpaid internships available across various departments for people from all majors looking to acquire practical work experience. Candidates should be working towards a bachelor, graduate, or postgraduate degree.
- Red Cross offers undergraduate and graduate college students summer internship program at American Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, D.C. Other paid and unpaid internships are available.
- Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program seeks to create opportunities for minority students in health policy and eventually and increase the numbers of minority health policy professionals. Scholars gain exposure to health policy issues and first-hand understanding of how the federal government works which involves seminars, lectures, and field trips. Offers scholars approximately $5,000 in support.
- Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law offers internships in the area of legal, policy or strategic communications internships
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention Various paid and unpaid opportunities available to current students and recent graduates.
- Department of Health and Human Services offers internship program, recent graduate program and fellowship program.
- Department of Health Internship Program is designed to create internship experiences that relate to departmental needs and is closely aligned with students’ abilities, professional goals, and areas of interest. Open to undergraduate students, graduate students and college seniors who must be enrolled in a graduate program beginning in the fall.
- Health Career Connection provides undergraduate students and recent graduates with full-time, 10 week paid summer health internships in leading health organizations. This hands-on experience which HCC provides practical exposure, experience and mentoring to empower students to advance their healthcare or public health careers.
- The Kaiser Family Foundation - Media Internships Interns will be based for ten weeks at their news organization, typically under the direction of the Health or Metro Editor/News Director, where they will report on health and medical issues. The aim is to provide early career journalists or journalism college graduates with an in-depth introduction to and practical experience on the specialist health beat, with a particular focus on diverse and immigrant communities.
- Men's Health Network (MHN) MHN is seeking interns to be directly involved with our mission of promoting health needs and the overall well being of men and their families. Internship opportunities could include legislative advocacy, health outreach, and research. Work hours are negotiable and flexible.
- National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization made up of the nation's leading experts on social insurance, is uniquely qualified to provide students with various challenging internship opportunities.
- National Institutes of Health offers internship and fellowship opportunities to undergraduate students, recent graduates and those who completed Masters or other professional degree within the last two years.
- National Women's Health Network (NWHN) The Helen Rodriquez-Trias Women’s Health Leadership Internship is aimed at developing young leaders in the realm of reproductive health and focuses on managing health information requests from our members and the public. NWHN seeks to develop the next generation of women's health activists by providing hands on experience in the field of women's health policy and advocacy. A NWHN intern can develop health research skills while exploring the worlds of public policy, health education, and feminist organizing. Fall and spring interns receive a stipend of $160/week while summer interns are NOT paid.
- NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Health Research Training Program allows undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to work with experienced mentors confronting real-life challenges in the field. Includes a 10-12 week, full-time summer course, and a part-time course during the academic year. Participants can gain experience in planning, research, administration, and evaluation.