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HEALTH CAREERS PROGRAM - Summer Programs

Explore health careers through our exciting summer program(s)! 

The Summer Internship Program is a four to six week educational and work opportunity designed for underrepresented minority and disadvantaged high school and college students in the Pee Dee Region. This experience allows students to see first-hand what it is like working as a healthcare professional.  Efforts are made to place students in a healthcare setting based on their top career interest. Interns are expected to learn about the healthcare industry, job functions of health professionals, and identify how healthcare staff work as teams. Interns are assigned responsibilities and assist their designated supervisor as determined by the site and the Health Careers Program Coordinator. This experience includes a stipend. The application process is competitive and space is limited. Seniority is given to high school upperclassmen and college students.

To apply for a summer internship, please click here to access the application.  

The South Carolina AHEC Summer Careers Academy is a one week summer program designed to help underrepresented minority and disadvantaged high school and college students prepare for entry into nursing, dental, medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant, and occupational therapy training programs within South Carolina. Academy Fellows will take part in a clinical and didactic session on the campus of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Classroom lectures and project topics will focus on several health disparities prevalent among South Carolinians.  Housing and meals will be provided. Fellows will receive a stipend of $200 upon the successful completion of the Academy.  

To apply for the Summer Careers Academy, please click here to access the application.