Health Careers Internship Program (HCIP)


Application start date: February 26, 2021

Application end date: April 9, 2021

Program Info:

  • Six-week internship placements in hospitals and community-based health centers and organizations
  • Weekly didactic sessions with health professionals and field trips
  • Networking opportunities with 2nd year medical students and professionals
  • Exposure to health careers and community health issues

2021 Summer Program Session: Beginning June 2021

  • Students will report to placement sites Monday through Thursday, and will have didactic sessions with medical and nursing students on Fridays.

Application Components:

  • Online Application: Includes Basic Information, Health Interests, and Essay
  • Resume and Transcripts: Please email a current copy of your unofficial transcript from the college you last attended and your resume to
  • Recommendations: Please provide TWO letters of recommendation. At least one should be from a professor, and another should be from an employer, supervisor, or mentor. Please send all letters of recommendation on official letterhead directly to

Only complete applications will be reviewed.

**Placement will be based on CDC and NYC Dept of Health guidelines.