Are You a High School or College Student Interested in the Medical Field?

MSI AHEC exposes students from diverse backgrounds to a variety of health careers through hands-on programming. Students attain internships in clinical and non-clinical community health placements.  We engage students in health topic and career research projects, field trips to medical schools and facilities, and college readiness workshops.


Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP) 

THE 2017 APPLICATION SUBMISSION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED. 

Students selected to move on the next phase of the application process will be contacted by April 18th.

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Download the Full Paper Application here.

or Download the Recommendation Forms Only here.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2017

Who should Apply:

High school sophomores, juniors, seniors & college freshmen in good standing and on track for promotion in June.

Programming includes:

  • Six-week internship placements in hospitals and community-based health centers and organizations
  • Weekly didactic sessions with health professionals and field trips
  • Exposure to health careers and community health issues

Participation criteria:

  • Student must be between 16-22 years of age at start of program
  • Student must attend school or live in Manhattan or Staten Island
  • Student must be a United States Citizen or have Permanent Resident Status
  • Student must be interested in a career in the health field

2017 Summer Program Session: July 5th thru August 10th

Program Orientation: TBA

Students will report to placement sites Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and will have didactic sessions on Thursdays at the MSI AHEC office. Placement experiences vary from site to site.

Contact Nicole Charles, the program manager, at 212-534-2432 or ncharles@msiahec.org for more information.


HEALTH CAREERS SUMMER CLUB

For high school and college students

THE 2017 APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 31st .

CLICK HERE to download and print the FULL PAPER APPLICATION, or

CLICK HERE to download and print RECOMMENDATION FORMS ONLY.

2017 Application Deadline: MAY 1, 2017

Only complete submissions will be reviewed.

Who should Apply:

- 10th, and 11th grade high school students on-track for promotion in June
- High school seniors, in good standing, who plan to attend college in the Fall 2017
- College students in good standing that will be a Sophomore come Fall 2017

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Program Highlights

  • 2-week intensive and interactive health career exploration program

  • Learn about community health issues

  • Tours of health-related facilities and health professions schools

  • Earn 40 hours of community service

Students can enroll in one of the following age-based sessions: 

Program Session 1 : TBA

Program Session 2 : TBA 

Participation Criteria:

- Student must be between 16-20 years of age on July 5th, 2017
- Student must attend school or live in New York City
- Student must be interested in a career in the health field
- Student must complete the application and submit two (2) recommendation forms or letters.
- At least one (1) recommendation must be from a teacher or faculty. Letters from relatives not accepted.

Contact the program manager, Angela Banfield, at abanfield@msiahec.org or call 212-534-2432 to find out more.