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We offer programs for students through the academic school year as well as through the summer months.  Below you will find applications to complete and submit.  Please note, that these are online applications, and must be completed in one browser session.  Progress cannot be saved and if the browser closes, you will have to start over. 

Please click on the highlighted text to begin an application process.  

2022 Pee Dee AHEC High School Summer Health Careers Exploration Application

This program is a one-week experience, wherein high school students (rising 9th graders through graduating seniors) will have the opportunity to explore the different career options in the field of healthcare. Students in this program will learn through hands-on career labs, and they will spend a portion of each day observing live health professions and patient care in up to 5 different healthcare fields. Student participants will be counseled concerning career and college readiness from career specialists and healthcare professionals and gain a betterunderstaanding of the wide variety of healthcare professions as career options. This 40-hour program will be June 13th-17th, with orientation on Friday, June 10th. Participants who complete the program will receive a certificate verifying participation. 

Application deadline is May 1st, 2022

For more information or questions, please contact Subira Smalls, Health Careers Program Coordinator at  or (843) 777-5598 office. 


2022 Pee Dee AHEC Undergraduate Summer Regional Internship Experience Application

The Pee Dee AHEC Undergraduate Regional Internship Experience is a 4-week program that offers students the opportunity to intern in one area or explore all available areas of healthcare. Students will observe policies, procedures, preventative care, and treatments in clinical and non-clinical units. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with peers, explore healthcare careers, and discuss their experiences and insights. 

The application deadline is May 1, 2022


  1. 18 years or older enrolled in an undergraduate program.
  2. Displayed interest in a healthcare career. 
  3. Complete an online application.
  4. Resident of South Carolina. 

Intern Requirements:

  1. Complete 80 hours over a four-week period.
  2. Attend 4 weekly meetings (In-person or virtually.)
  3. Participate in 1 of the offered community service events or projects.
  4. Complete weekly journal experience assignments.
  5. Complete and present a professional culminating presentation. 

For more information or questions, please contact Subira Smalls, Health Careers Program Coordinator at  or (843) 777-5598 (Office). 

Our Mailing Address: 
Pee Dee AHEC
PO Box 100551
Florence, SC 29506