Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP)

Application start date: January 8, 2024

Application end date: March 31, 2024

MSI AHEC SHIP Applicants may be eligible for funding through the NYC “Ladders for Leaders” program.  L4L applications bust be submitted by January 21st.  Additional details and the L4L application form will be provided after your SHIP application is submitted.

Who should Apply:

  • High school 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 17-22 years of age at start of program


Student must attend school or live in Manhattan or Staten Island


Student must be interested in a career in the health field


Student must provide two recommendations; one from a teacher or faculty member.

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

**To provide a safe educational environment for all of our high school, college and graduate pipeline programs, MSI AHEC will follow current CDC and Institutional guidelines for the Summer 2024 sessions; requiring that all students participating in all programs follow social distancing, wear a mask, and proof of vaccination will be required. These rules will be amended as new guidelines or regulations become effective.