Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP)

Application start date: January 23, 2023

Application end date: April 3, 2023

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 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 2023 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.