Health Careers Internship Program (HCIP)

The 2017 HCIP Applications Now Available 

2016 HCIP Flyer

The Bronx-Westchester (BW) and Manhattan- Staten Island (MSI) Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) are committed to improving the health and health care outcomes of underserved communities in Manhattan, Staten Island, Bronx and Westchester through the recruitment, retention and enrichment of the healthcare workforce. The Health Careers Internship Program (HCIP) allows students aspiring toward a career in the health professions the opportunity to work in a health care setting and interact regularly with health professionals. Students must be in their junior or senior years of college or post baccalaureate program. In 2017, a limited number of students will be admitted into HCIP. The program will run from June 19th through July 27th, and during this time participants will be expected to work at their designated sites for six hours each day. In addition, there will be mandatory didactic sessions every Friday. These sessions will include lectures, field trips, and other health-related activities. On the final day of the program, students will be required to attend and present their final projects at the closing ceremony. If you have questions regarding HCIP, contact Bronx-Westchester AHEC at 718-960-7977 or via email at: Recommendation Form : Please provide two letters of recommendation. At least one should be from a professor, and another should be from an employer, supervisor, or mentor. Please have your Referee email their letter of recommendation to Resume and Transcripts: Please email a current copy of your unofficial transcript from the college you last attended and your resume to If preferred, you can download the paper application here. Please make sure to submit all supporting documentation mentioned above. ¬†Download the 2017 HCIP Applications (PDF) Click here to apply online!