The SHPEP application submission deadline is February 5, 2023, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. In addition, all application materials, including one letter of recommendation and official transcript(s), must be postmarked/time-stamped by February 5, 2023. Please note that application materials postmarked by the deadline will be processed by the National Program Office, even if those materials arrive after the deadline. As a reminder, it can take up to 10 business days to process application materials once received by the National Program Office.
Advancing Indigenous People in Stem (AISES) College Internship Programs
The AISES Internship Program provides students with applied work experience and an opportunity to explore career options. Placing students in 10-week summer positions with partner agencies, the program also promotes advanced study to the graduate level and assists students in developing professional networks.
Biostatistics Epidemiology Summer Training Program
New York, NY
The Biostatistics Epidemiology Summer Training Diversity Program (BEST) was established to expand and diversify the behavioral and biomedical sciences’ workforce by introducing undergraduates from underrepresented populations to biostatistics and cardiovascular and pulmonary disease research. Students representing racial and ethnic minority groups, disadvantaged backgrounds, and students with disabilities join the Department of Biostatistics at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health’s for eight weeks of research, training, academic and career planning, and social activities around New York City.
The Keck School of Medicine’s Bridging the Gaps Summer Research Program will provide an opportunity to outstanding underrepresented students to gain meaningful exposure to the exceptional research and clinical programs at the Keck School of Medicine.
The program’s aim is to address the under-representation of minority students within medicine and the biological sciences. The ultimate goal is that the majority of these students will want to pursue their medical or graduate studies in the biological sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars (CUPS) Program
The CUPS Program and Ferguson Fellowship prepare a diverse body of students to consider public health as a career to help ensure a future where an increasingly diverse American public benefits from a more diverse and better trained public health workforce.
Extensive List of Summer Enrichment Programs Created by Boston University
These programs, which vary widely in nature, provide a supportive environment in which to enhance your preparation for a career in medicine, dental medicine, research, and other health-related fields. In addition, most of the programs provide generous stipends and housing expenses.
HCC offers talented, diverse undergraduate and recent college graduates a comprehensive paid summer internship program that provides invaluable experience, mentoring, and networking in the health care field.
Med Prep is a summer program for American Indian college upperclassmen and graduates who are preparing to take or retake the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and apply to medical school. Instructors lead group and individual tutoring sessions on biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, behavioral science, and critical analysis and reasoning. Students take weekly practice MCAT tests.
NAAHP Virtual Opportunities for Prehealth Students
If you have the bandwidth and resources that put you in a space where you want to engage with and serve the community, expand your knowledge of health care, or learn more about doctoring, advisor members of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) have been crowdsourcing a list of ideas, news articles, and other resources that may help you think about ways to meet these goals.
The five-day Pre-Pharmacy Enrichment Program (PrEP) at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA, is designed for prospective students interested in a career in pharmacy. Participants will explore the pharmacy profession through interactive classes and activities that will provide an introduction to pharmacy practice. Students will be introduced to the many career opportunities available in the field of pharmacy and exposed to ways pharmacists can impact patients’ lives beyond the traditional dispensing role.
The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.
Summer Explore Health Professions at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA, is a two-week program consisting of personalized advising, conversations with various healthcare professionals, and guest speakers from different graduate health programs to help students better understand the many options available.
Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)
The Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) is a fully paid summer internship that provides undergraduates with training and mentoring in the principles underlying the conduct of research and prepares them to pursue competitive applications to PhD or MD-PhD programs.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program for undergraduate research in biotechnology and bioengineering at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA provides undergraduate students the opportunity for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in the areas of applied molecular and cellular biology, bioengineering, computational biology, drug discovery and development, as well as exposure to related ethics and business topics.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Summer Internship Program
New York, NY
Each year, high-achieving and talented high school, undergraduate, and graduate students are selected to work in New York City as part of the NYSCF Summer Internship Program, a ten-week unique summer enrichment internship program that provides students a rare glimpse into the fast-paced world of stem cell research, insight into life at an entrepreneurial nonprofit research institute, exposure to career opportunities in science, and connections to valuable professional and peer networks.
Participants have the opportunity to gain direct experience with stem cells and science through joining one of four program tracks: laboratory research, automation/software engineering, data science/bioinformatics, and program administration.
The Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program is designed to give 25 premedical students meaningful insights into the field of medicine, with a focus on conditions that greatly affect the health of traditionally underserved populations. By engaging in laboratory or clinical research, under the supervision of a faculty member, the TSRF participants learns how to investigate a specific research question.
Wy’east is a tuition-free post-baccalaureate health education Pathway for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) learners who are passionate about becoming physicians. The Wy’east Post-Baccalaureate Pathway is designed to help American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) scholars thrive in their journey through medicine. Wy’east provides a holistic, culturally-specific framework for the successful recruitment, training, retention, and graduation of AI/AN medical students.