UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

 

SUMMER HEALTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (SHIP)

  •  Rising College Freshmen and Sophomores
  • Must attend school and/or reside in Bronx or Westchester Counties
  • Application Deadline: March 31st, 2024
  • Program Dates: July 3 – August 8, 2024

Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP) provides a six week summer placement opportunity for students entering their and freshmen and sophomore years in college, who have expressed an interest in the health field. Students are exposed to a variety of careers in the health fields as well as to health issues affecting their communities.

Students will intern at their designated sites three days per week for five hours per day, with mandatory didactic sessions once per week. These sessions encompass a full day and include lectures, field trips, and other health related activities. At the end of the program, students will be required to attend a closing ceremony and present a final project. 

**To provide a safe educational environment for all of our high school, college and post bacc pipeline programs, BW AHEC will follow current CDC and Institutional guidelines for the Summer 2024 sessions; requiring that all students participating in all programs follow social distancing, wear a mask, and proof of vaccination will be required. These rules will be amended as new guidelines or regulations become effective.
BW AHEC SHIP Applicants may be eligible for funding through the NYC “Ladders for Leaders” program.  L4L applications must be submitted by January 21st. Please go to the following link to apply: https://application.nycsyep.com/

Health Careers Internship Program (HCIP)

  • College Juniors and Seniors
  • Post-Baccalaureate
  • Application Deadline: May 1st
  • Program Dates: June 26th – August 5th

This five-day a week program is for students who have a strong interest in the health care professions. This program will expose students who have a strong interest in the health professions allow you to be placed in a community health based organization in order for you to obtain exposure to community and public health experiences in underrepresented populations, in order to bring awareness of the issues and concerns of these communities. Thereby, minimizing healthcare disparities and improving the health and wellbeing of its citizens.

AHEC Scholars

  • Health Professions Students, Entering College Juniors and Seniors
  • Commitment: 2 years

The AHEC Scholars Program is a supplemental program for current health profession students interested in gaining additional training and team based non-clinical experiences working with underserved populations.

AHEC Scholars will practice inter-professional collaboration and better position themselves to join a well-prepared diverse and culturally competent primary care workforce demonstrating team-based care as an element of practice transformation and achieving more effective patient outcomes. Each class of Scholars will reflect a diverse student body with students from disadvantaged backgrounds and underrepresented minorities.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

 

SUMMER HEALTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (SHIP)

● Rising college Freshmen and Sophomores
● Must attend school and/or reside in Bronx or Westchester Counties
● Application Deadline: March 31,2024
● Program Date: July 3 – August 8, 2024

Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP) provides a six week summer placement opportunity for students entering their and freshmen and sophomore years in college, who have expressed an interest in the health field. Students are exposed to a variety of careers in the health fields as well as to health issues affecting their communities.

Students will intern at their designated sites three days per week for five hours per day, with mandatory didactic sessions once per week. These sessions encompass a full day and include lectures, field trips, and other health related activities. At the end of the program, students will be required to attend a closing ceremony and present a final project. 

**To provide a safe educational environment for all of our high school, college and post bacc pipeline programs, BW AHEC will follow current CDC and Institutional guidelines for the Summer 2024 sessions; requiring that all students participating in all programs follow social distancing, wear a mask, and proof of vaccination will be required. These rules will be amended as new guidelines or regulations become effective.
BW AHEC SHIP Applicants may be eligible for funding through the NYC “Ladders for Leaders” program.  L4L applications bust be submitted by January 21st.  Additional details and the L4L application form will be provided after your SHIP application is submitted.

HEALTH CAREERS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (HCIP)

  • College Juniors and Seniors
  • Post-Baccalaureate
  • Application Deadline: May 1st
  • Program Dates: June 26th – August 4th

This five-day a week program is for students who have a strong interest in the health care professions. This program will expose students who have a strong interest in the health professions allow you to be placed in a community health based organization in order for you to obtain exposure to community and public health experiences in underrepresented populations, in order to bring awareness of the issues and concerns of these communities. Thereby, minimizing healthcare disparities and improving the health and wellbeing of its citizens.

AHEC SCHOLARS

  • Health Professions Students, Entering College Juniors and Seniors
  • Commitment: 2 years

Bronx-Westchester AHEC is honored to announce its joint partnership with the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. The AHEC Scholars Program is a supplemental program for current health profession students interested in gaining additional training and team based non-clinical experiences working with underserved populations.

AHEC Scholars will practice inter-professional collaboration and better position themselves to join a well-prepared diverse and culturally competent primary care workforce demonstrating team-based care as an element of practice transformation and achieving more effective patient outcomes. Each class of Scholars will reflect a diverse student body with students from disadvantaged backgrounds and underrepresented minorities.