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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.
Central AHEC envisions the elimination of health disparities based on race and ethnicity. We also envision an increase in the number of minorities in the health professions to equal the percentage of minorities living in our central Connecticut service area.
The mission of Central AHEC is to eliminate health disparities among diverse populations of central Connecticut by providing and coordinating programs that improve the health status of all. Central AHEC envisions the elimination of health disparities based on race and ethnicity. We also envision an increase in the number of minorities in the health professions to equal the percentage of minorities living in our central Connecticut service area.
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This 10-month, 20 credit certificate provides excellent advanced science preparation for health professions including medical, dental and other healthcare-related advanced studies. It also includes preparation for professional examinations (MCAT, DAT), and outstanding advising and support towards your goals.
The purpose of the program is to increase the number of under-represented minority and low income students pursuing careers in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, health, or the licensed professions.
Funded by a grant from the New York State Education Department, CSTEP at SUNY Potsdam provides an array of academic and career services designed to meet each student’s individual needs and assist them in achieving a career in their chosen field.
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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.
The Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) provides an opportunity to volunteer time in a rural community in eastern Kentucky. Today, the FNS still provides quality healthcare. Over the past several years the Courier Program has provided a type of internship for young women and men who had a desire to go into the medical field. Couriers were exposed to rural healthcare through the shadowing of a variety of medical and nursing providers. The re-structured Courier Program focuses on Mrs. Breckinridge’s original design of bringing young women and men to Appalachia to volunteer their time within the FNS to perform a variety of tasks including transporting guests and or supplies, assisting with the upkeep of buildings/grounds and hosting functions which include special dinners and events at Wendover Couriers may be asked to transport vials of blood from a clinic to the Mary Breckinridge Hospital or simply paint a room at one of the facilities. Couriers also spend their time in the community at the Adult Learning Center, public school system, Hospice, adult daycare, children’s daycare, nursing home, food pantry, Habitat for Humanity, rape crisis center, domestic violence shelter, free clinics and school-located clinics.
Couriers must be at least 18 years old and are accepted and required to have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle. Couriers live at the historical headquarters of the FNS located at Wendover in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest overlooking the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River.
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The AHEC Health Professions Summer Academy is a two-week residential academic program intended to increase the college preparation skills of high school students interested in health careers such as: medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, allied health, and public health.
During the two-week program, students focus upon:
Students must be rising juniors or seniors. Must have a 3.0 GPA or above (unweighted) and live in Charlotte, Citrus, DeSoto, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota county.
Participants will be selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants. The Academy strongly encourages applications from students who are underrepresented in the health professions (African American/Black, Mexican American or Puerto Rican, Native American or Alaskan Native) and students from disadvantaged backgrounds (low-income, first generation college students).
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: May 20, 2013
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