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Summer Internships

Below is a partial listing of clinical, research, and volunteer opportunities for pre-health students looking to develop their resume for application to health profession schools.

Research Focus

AAMC List of Summer Undergraduate Research Programs: Open to all, but especially useful for students considering a career in research or are interested in pursuing an MD-PhD.

AAMC List of pre MD-PhD Summer Undergraduate Research Programs: Includes programs that are geared exclusively to future applicants to MD-PhD and Physician-Scientist programs.

AAMC Database of Summer Enrichment and Pipeline Programs: Searchable database that filters summer opportunities by region, area of focus, and education level.

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP): From the SHPEP website, “SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.” (Formerly the SMDEP, program has expanded to include a broader range of health professions).

National Science Foundation List of REUs: NSF funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

IES Brain Research Foundation
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory URP
St. Jude's Pediatric Oncology Education Program


Clinical Focus

Remote Area Medical
Atlantic Health System: Overlook Summer Internship Program
Stanford Clinical Summer Internship
COPE Summer Pre-Med Scholars Program
Georgetown Summer Medical Institute
Einstein Medical Center Pre-Med Program
Dialysis Clinic Summer Internship Program
Northwell Health Medical Shadowing Summer Internship
Hofstra/Northwell Summer Pre-Medicine Program
The Zucker School of Medicine Pipeline Program

International Focus

Global Brigades
Restless Development
International Service Learning
International Medical Corps
Unite for Sight

Summer Camps

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Summer Camp
Camp Boggy Creek
Special Olympics
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Camp Good Days
Camp Holiday Trails – A Camp for Children with Special Health Needs
Camp S.K.A.M.P. (Special Kids and Meaningful People)
Friendship Ventures
Camp AmeriKids
Roundup River Ranch