Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP)

** 2017 Program Orientation for Selected Students is Thursday, May 11th!


Internships begin Wednesday, July 5th. 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 at 212-534-2432 for more information.


The 2017 application period has ended and students have been selected. Please check back in February for the 2018 application.

2018 Application Deadline: TBA

Who should Apply:

High school sophomores, juniors and 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

2018 Summer Program Session Date: TBA