Project AHEAD Summer Internship

Project Asian Health Education and Development is an 8-week summer internship program designed to give training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. Project AHEAD 2016 will take place Monday, June 27, 2016 through Friday, August 19, 2016, and will be located in lower Manhattan.
Our goals are:
 To increase interns’ interest in and awareness of the special needs, problems, and strengths of Asian American communities and to encourage interns to enter health and allied health professions in areas of community need.
 To provide exposure to health care delivery in the community health center setting.
 To help interns develop a better understanding of themselves as individuals and as important contributing members of minority communities.
The program consists of:
 Seminars and workshops.
 Development and implementation of a community health project.
 Shadow healthcare professionals.
 Currently an undergraduate student.
 Interested in healthcare and the Asian American community.
 Committed to working full-time, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, including some early mornings and weekends.
 We cannot accommodate international students or students who are studying temporarily in the United States with the intention of returning home after completing their studies.
How to apply:
Online applications are available at
Applications are only accepted online, and include an online application, personal statement and letter of recommendation. Complete applications must be submitted no later than February 15, 2016. Late applications will not be accepted. Academic transcripts and resumes are not required and will not be accepted. Applicants may be contacted for an interview for more information. These interviews will take place between February 22 and 26, 2016.
Please contact Maria Karlya at with questions or for more information.

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