Summer Opportunities

2020 Summer Opportunities

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Listed Opportunity Types: Academic Research, Shadowing, Clinical Research, Basic Science Research, Translational Research, Employment, Academic Enrichment, MCAT Prep, and Other.


Program Name Location Application
Deadline
Opportunity Type Short Description
Pre-medical Urban Leaders Summer Enrichment (PULSE) program - Cooper Medical School of Rowan University New Jersey 01/31/2020 Other: Academic, clinical, research, service learning opportunities PULSE is a six week summer academic enrichment program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a healthcare profession. This program provides academic, clinical, research and service learning opportunities with a focus on urban health needs.
Pharmacy Summer Institute University of Buffalo New York 06/062020 Other: Hands-on experiential activities, tours and lectures Provides exposure to the fields of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, including hands-on training and field trips to pharmacy practice sites.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Minnesota 01/05/2020 Clinical Research 12-week paid internship. Interns participate in clinical research with a physician and staff mentor as well as a variety of educational activities.
Northwestern Medicine Pre-Med Internship Illinois 01/31/2020 Internship 8-week paid internship, Monday-Thursday. Clinical observation and project work. Exclusively for students who plan to become physicians.
The Stowers Summer Scholars program Missouri 02/03/2020 Basic Science Research An 8-week research opportunity for future laboratory scientists. Benefits: $4000 stipend, housing, transportation, and social/academic activities.
Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) New York 01/31/2020 Other This ten-week program is designed to increase interest and knowledge of public health and allied health professions among undergraduate students.
Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program Delaware 01/15/2020 Basic Science Research, Translational Research, Clinical Research Ten-week paid scholarships are available for undergraduate students to pursue biomedical research experience while working in the pediatric health care setting.
Des Moines University Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars (PASS) Program Iowa 02/01/2020 Other Hands-on experience to prepare you for medical or health professions school.
Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) 12 locations nationally 02/05/2020 Academic Enrichment, Shadowing SHPEP is implemented at 12 universities across the nation. Each institution provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop. 
Unite for Sight Global Impact Corps Ghana
India
Honduras
Varies Volunteering Assist with patient intake, observe surgeries, assist in health education, and more.
STEP-UP Biomedical Research Summer Internship Multiple 02/01/2020 Basic Science Research The STEP-UP Program supports biomedical research in diabetes, endocrinology & metabolic diseases; digestive diseases & nutrition and kidney diseases.
University of Michigan Pharmacy Scholars Program Michigan 02/10/2020 Other Six week residential experiential program with PCAT prep, admissions workshops, and shadowing. Overview on a variety of career options in Pharmacy.
Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills Internship California
Hawaii
12/20/2020
12/05/2020
Other We offer two week courses for High School and Pre-Med students to initiate the steps towards mastering basic and advanced cardiothoracic surgery.
International Medical Aid for Pre-PA & Premed Students International Rolling Internship Founded by Johns Hopkins alumni, International Medical Aid offers life-changing opportunities for pre-PA and premed students to intern in hospitals abroad.
Elective Africa Pre-Medical Shadowing Internships International 04/30/2020 Shadowing Shadow doctors in East Africa for clinical exposure, guided learning under mentorship and supervision and cultural immersion.
Summer Explore Health Professions at Keck Graduate Institute California 07/07/2020 Other SEHP program at KGI is a 2-week program consisting of workshops, clinic, school field trips, and 1-1 advising to explore different health careers.
Pre-Med/Pre-Health Costa Rica Course: Emergency & Wilderness Medicine International Varies Other Join us in Costa Rica for our Pre-Health class! Earn a WFR certification and learn about emergency medicine in this mini-med school experience.
Pre-Med/Pre-Health Wilderness & Emergency Medicine Course Colorado Varies Other Spend two weeks getting a hands-on look into the fields of emergency and wilderness medicine. Earn 3 academic credit and a WFR certification.
Elective Africa: Pre-Physician Assistant Shadowing Internships to Kenya and Tanzania International Rolling Shadowing Well-structured pre-PA internships that give students patients contact hours essential for PA School applications. Perfect opportunity REAL exposure
ARCHES Washington, D.C. 02/26/2020 Clinical Research A 6-week program for rising pre-med juniors and seniors to engage in clinical experience guided research and service at Georgetown University.
CSPM Summer Immersion Program California 05/15/2020 Other Learn what Podiatric Medicine and surgery is all about with the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University.
Atlantis Fellowship International Rolling Shadowing The Atlantis Fellowship provides AAMC-compliant doctor shadowing in Europe in multiple specialties, during winter and summer breaks.
Summer Medical Spanish Courses International 04/01/2020 Other The Medical Spanish is an enrichment program that provides academic advancement and career knowledge for undergraduate students interested in medicine
WesternU: Summer Health Professions Education Program California 02/05/2020 Other Case-based Curriculum; Review of critical science content; Practice and improve test-taking skills; Shadowing; Collaborate in inter-professional teams
Vanderbilt MSTP Summer Undergraduate Research Program Tennessee 02/01/2020 Basic Science Research Students gain translational basic science research experience, clinical shadowing, MD-PhD student mentor, preparation for applying to MD-PhD programs.
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy Tennessee 02/01/2020 Basic Science Research VSSA offers research programs, research seminars, enrichment activities, and lectures as well as social activities.
Pharmacy Summer Institute New York 06/01/2020 Other Provides exposure to the fields of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, including hands-on training and field trips to pharmacy practice sites.
Chicago Academic Medicine Program I Illinois 01/17/2020 Shadowing A six-week commuter program for undergraduate students who have completed the freshman or sophomore year in college, or who are graduating from high school in the spring of 2020 and have been accepted into college in the fall of 2020. CAMP helps students build the knowledge base and academic skills necessary for success in a premedical program.
Chicago Academic Medicine Program II Illinois 01/17/2020 Basic Science Research, Clinical Research An eight-week research, education, and mentoring experience for students who have completed their sophomore or junior year in college. Students participate in either basic science or clinical research projects during the program, which concludes with a research presentation forum.
Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research Illinois 01/17/2020 Clinical Research Basic or clinical research, research paper, and presentation, weekly cluster groups to explore various topics, & advising
INSIGHT Summer Research Program Washington 01/15/2020 Clinical Research INSIGHT is an NIH funded, paid internship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. We offer a stipend, clinical shadowing, and research.
Elective Africa: Pre-Medical Shadowing Internships International Rolling Shadowing Shadow doctors in Kenya and Tanzania for actual clinical exposure under mentorship and supervision. Enriching for medical school application
Undergraduate Clinical Research Program Pennsylvania 01/17/2020 Clinical Research The goal of the UCSP is to foster strong research interests and durable mentoring relationships for talented undergraduates in human clinical research
International Medical Aid International 05/01/2020 Shadowing International Medical Aid (IMA) offers transformative, life-changing opportunities for pre-medical and pre-health students.
Tufts Adventures in Veterinary Medicine Massachusetts 02/28/2020 Shadowing This week-long program shows you a wide variety of careers within veterinary medicine. Find out what attending veterinary school is really like!
Vanderbilt Program for LGBTQ Health Tennessee 02/01/2020 Other Through this internship, we hope to further this mission and to foster the personal and professional development of future leaders in LGBTQ health.
Frontier Nursing University Courier Internship Program Kentucky 02/17/2020 Shadowing An eight week, rural and public health, service-learning program with a rich and adventuresome history.
Boston Leadership Institute Massachusetts Rolling Basic Science Research The Boston Leadership Institute is an award-winning summer STEM enrichment program for high-achieving teens.
The Zucker Pipeline Program at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell New York 03/01/2020 Other The mission of the Zucker Pipeline Program is to enhance the matriculation of URM students to the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
UAB Summer in Biomedical Sciences (SIBS) Alabama 02/15/2020 Translational Research UAB SIBS provides opportunities for students who have no local campus access to research or underrepresented in the biomedical sciences.
Medical Spanish and Internship International 04/01/2020 Shadowing Enhance your communication skills with a Spanish for Healthcare course and medical observership in Mexico. 8 credits granted by Augsburg University.
CSPM Summer Immersion Program California 05/15/2020 Shadowing Learn what Podiatric Medicine and surgery is all about with the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University.
Large Animal Practice in the Tropics International 03/16/2020 Academic Research 3 credits; Belize. Gain working knowledge of the husbandry and health issues confronting farm animals including horses, sheep, pigs, and cattle.
One Health: Public Health in the Tropics International 03/30/2020 Academic Research 3 credits; Belize. This course explores the intersections of health, medicine, economics and social development in the Tropics, focusing on Belize.
Thailand College Veterinary Service International 0316/2020 Academic Research Join us in Thailand for this 2-week study abroad program. Earn 3 credits and enhance vet skills working at a local dog clinic and elephant sanctuary.
Amazon Veterinary Service International 03/31/2020 Academic Research Join us in the Amazon rainforest for this 2-week study abroad program. Earn 3 credits and enhance vet skills working at a wildlife rescue center.
South Africa Veterinary Service International 03/31/2020 Academic Research Join us in South Africa for this 2-week study abroad program. Earn 3 credits and enhance vet skills at a cheetah breeding and conservation facility.
Australia College Veterinary Service International 03/15/2020 Academic Research Join us in Australia for this 2-week study abroad program. Earn 3 credits and enhance vet skills working with kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, and more.
Global Veterinary Semester Abroad International 03/17/2020 Academic Research 3 months. 18 credits. Vet medicine in Ecuador, Thailand and South Africa. Work with cheetahs, elephants, marine life, Amazon wildlife, and more.

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Summer Opportunities are submitted to a short review process to ensure all opportunities are applicable to prehealth students. Once reviewed, opportunities are then posted to the listing. Submissions typically take 2 business days (at the maximum) to review, but many are reviewed and added to the list in a shorter timeframe. If you would like the opportunity posted as soon as possible, please contact Tony Wynne at twynne@naahp.org.