Paid Health Career Connection Internships – Apply Now!


Health Career Connection (HCC) is dedicated to empowering students like you to discover and achieve your health career goals through a comprehensive paid summer internship program! 

Spend your summer in an experiential learning internship program designed to develop the next generation of diverse health professionals and leaders. HCC looks forward to receiving your application!

For over 30 years, HCC have provided students with life-changing, career-launching internships. In addition to a powerful educational experience, HCC interns discover or affirm the health career direction that best suits them, find mentors, secure job offers and increase their competitiveness and connections for graduate health and professions schools.

Through partnerships with leading organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, consulting firms, health plans, local health departments, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups. We also have new internships in bio-health, biopharma and digital health. 

During the internship, students gain valuable real-world exposure, experience and mentorship and complete meaningful projects. Interns also advance their professional skills and personal development through HCC workshops and trainings. HCC provides extensive exposure to health careers and connections to health professionals through workshops and events guiding students towards their authentic health career path. Interns become part of the HCC family of over 4,200 alumni who are health leaders and professionals in health care, public health, mental health, biotech, biopharmaceuticals, and other health sectors and are working to advance health improvement and equity. For those who applied in the past and were not accepted, HCC highly encourage students to apply again as new host sites and placements becoming available every year. 

Apply now to be part of HCC’s 32nd cohort! December 13th is the priority deadline for submission, to be considered for early decision. Any applicants wanting to be specifically considered for internships in biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, bioinformatics, health IT, or digital health must apply by December 13.

Applicants who apply by December 13 will be notified of their application status and notice of interview by end of January 2022, and will be considered for the earliest round of interviews with partners.

The final application deadline for regular decisions is December 27, 2021. HCC strongly encourage early submission of your application materials!