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Boehringer Ingelheim offers an extensive summer internship program for college students in a variety of areas. As an intern you'll be involved in business activities, work in a technical area, or conduct scientific research and development. During your assignment, you'll work with industry leaders on challenging assignments, and receive the necessary training and development for a successful and rewarding internship.
Research and Development
At Boehringer Ingelheim we pride ourselves on being a research driven organization. Each year we offer internships in biology and chemistry. Throughout the summer you will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with top researchers in their field. We look for students in both undergraduate and graduate programs to assist with the research and development of pharmaceuticals that can improve the lives of the patients we serve.
Interns within our Information Technology groups work hands-on with internal clients to identify opportunities and solve problems through the strategic use of technology and computer applications. Boehringer Ingelheim interns assist on projects that have short and/or long term impact on the business. Interns are exposed to various functions within the organization, including areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Medical/Clinical Operations, Sales, Research and Development.
Safety is the most important aspect of any pharmaceutical product. Interns within our Medical department have the opportunity to assist on both early and late phase clinical trials. Whether the project entails enrolling participants into a clinical trial or measuring and analyzing trial results, interns work with leading doctors and researchers to assure that all Boehringer Ingelheim products meet the requirements set forth by the Food and Drug Administration.
To qualify for an internship, you must be a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in good academic standing and have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in your major and earned a 3.2 overall grade point average. You must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
The primary purpose of the camp is to help students pursue their interest in a health career by exploring a wide range of career options while also learning about important issues and topics in health care today.
Outstanding faculty: Faculty of the Dartmouth Health Careers Camp include health care professionals from Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and the local community as well as medical residents, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.
Learning activities: Classroom instruction, hands-on experiences at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and other medical settings, work with simulated patients, team projects, and time with a variety of health professionals
Mentors: Students and faculty in the health professions
Supervision: Resident camp director and counselors
Room and board: Dartmouth college dormitory and dining facilities
Recreational activities: Picnic at the pond, swimming, canoing, volleyball and more. Activities vary depending on weather. Alternative options are offered during each recreation period.
Tuition for the Health Careers Institute is $1300 for New Hampshire residents or those attending school in New Hampshire. Out-of-state tuition is $1900. Scholarships are available to NH residents, based on financial need and availability of funds.
The Health Careers Camp at Dartmouth provides rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students with opportunities to explore health careers, learn more about health care in today's world, experience college life and, of course, have fun. A typical health careers camper has already expressed interest in the field of health care and wants to know more about the range of possible careers, day-to-day activities of various health professionals, and what to do next.
The Diversity Summer Internship Program (DSIP) was established in 1995 to provide an independent research experience in biomedical and/or public health research to undergraduate students under the direct mentoring of established Johns Hopkins researchers. During the ten-week program, interns work one-on-one with faculty on research projects in their field of interest and attend a health science seminar series. Students from underrepresented minority groups and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in careers in science, medicine or public health are encouraged to apply. DSIP provides a stipend and housing near the Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus.
DSIP offers internships at three Johns Hopkinsresearch settings:
• Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Schoolof Public Health
• Basic Science Institute (School of Medicine)
• Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division (School of Medicine)
Previous intern research projects includean examination of maternal-fetal calcium homeostasis, an assessment of hospitalbased trauma patients and a survey of community-based health care organizations. The internship provides students with an academic experience similar to that of a firstyear graduate student. Interns will gain skills in preparing scientific abstracts, posters and oral presentations.
Applicants to the programs with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Basic Science Institute must
have completed two years of college. Students who wish to apply for an internship in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division must have completed one year of college.Prospective interns must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in good
academic standing. Applicants are requested to submit two to three letters of recommendation, a resume and personal
statement. Successful applicants have a demonstrated interest in pursuing graduate study.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing college-bound sophomores and juniors: Are you wondering what you'll do after you graduate from high school? Come stay at the RIT/NTID campus for a week and Explore Your Future!
Explore Your Future (EYF) is a six-day career exploration program at Rochester Institute of Technology for college-bound deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students who will begin their junior or senior year in fall 2013. This program, offered by Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), focuses on personal growth and career awareness for students as they begin to think about college. Learn more about what you'll experience at EYF.
Two sessions are offered each year. Next year's sessions are:
You are eligible if:
The Health Sciences and Technology Academy of West Virginia University (WVU) is a 9th-12th grade math and science program which through partnerships among the numerous units of the state's land grant university and many Appalachian communities, brings minority and underrepresented students and teachers to the Health Sciences campus each summer for clinic, laboratory, and classroom training and activities. The partnership then provides the infrastructure and support for community-based science projects mentored by teachers, health professions, students and volunteer community leaders during the school year.
Program Goals & Activities
There are four criteria for students wanting to enter the HSTA program: African American, income, rural status, and first in family to attend college.
Please contact the program administrator for details on dates, eligibility and deadlines.
The Wilkes University Science and Math Departments are pleased to offer an exciting and innovative Science Summer Camp for young women entering grades 7 or 8. The HHMI-WEBS Summer Camp will give students the opportunity to investigate many areas of science through hands-on laboratories and activities.
HHMI-WEBS camp participants will address scientific questions, acquire essential laboratory skills, and develop important critical-thinking skills by working directly with Wilkes University faculty, staff and students on a variety of scientific projects.
The program includes science camps and after-school programs throughout the school year. Contact coordinator for more info.
The James Hayes Scholars Program awards high-achieving minority college students with PCAT preparation support. Scholars will receive PCAT preparation materials valued at over $1000. The program is sponsored by the University Of Tennessee College of Pharmacy (UTCOP). UTCOP awards scholarships to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant need.
Students are eligible to be considered for a James Hayes scholarship if they meet all of the following criteria:• Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American.• Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States?• Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.• Intention to enroll in the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in the fall of 2013 as a full-time, degree-seeking, pharmacy student. • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service and extracurricular activities.• Have completed and submitted all three required forms: the student’s application, statement of need and an evaluation of the student’s academic record by the deadline.
MedStars is a summer residential experience at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) designed to help high school students learn how more about health care careers.
To be eligible for the MedStar program you must be a high school students who have completed their junior or senior year of high school, or entering college freshmen are eligible. Students who have demonstrated their interest in a health career by participating in other health careers programs and students from rural and underserved minority communities will be accepted into the program, based on their letters of recommendation and application.In the MedStars program you will participate with medical, nursing, dental and physician assistant students at OHSU to complete an independent study project and work with a team of fellow Med Stars students to prepare a presentation and poster about your project. There will be several hands-on activities in research laboratories, surgery, the dental school and opportunity to gain information about health career programs within Oregon.
Participating in a Health Care Careers Enrichment Program is an excellent way to learn what it’s like to work in that field. It gives you invaluable experience and personal contacts - plus it can increase your chances of being accepted into the health professions program of your dreams.
For additional enrichment programs in the field of health policy, see the National Institute of Health’s list of Student Programs and the Kaiser Family Foundation’s online directory of health policy fellowship opportunities. Also see the section on Health Policy Topics in Issues in Healthcare on this website.
Last updated: December 6, 2013
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