VOLUNTEER, RESEARCH AND CLiNICAL OPPORTUNITIES By State

 

 

ALABAMA

The University of Alabama – Birmingham offers 3 Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities.  Deadline February 15, 2019. 

CALIFORNIA

UC Berkeley List of Free Clinics and Non-Profits in Bay Area

USC has a great list of opportunities in the Los Angeles area.

Coach Art Volunteer to teach art or a sport to children with chronic illness. Check out this amazing program in California.  

The University of San Diego maintains a list of volunteer opportunities in San Diego. Although some opportunities are only for University of San Diego students, several are open to anyone. Medical, dental, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary options available. 

CONNECTICUT

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp founded by Paul Newman has a state of the art camp in Ashford, CT serving seriously ill children. 

St. Vincent Medical Center Emergency Room Research Associate Program in Bridgeport, CT. They offer programs during three semesters (fall, spring summer). This is a great option for gap year students.  

DC

Georgetown University School of Medicine offers a one and three week medical summer program along with a one week nursing program and a two week biotech summer program for high school premeds. 

ILLINOIS

OSF Health Care Internships in Peoria, IL. 

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine offers a variety of 6 & 8 week clinical and research summer programs for high school and college students from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or who represent groups that are known to be underrepresented in health related sciences and medicine. Some programs are residential while others are day only. Deadline January 18, 2019.

MAINE

Undergraduate Healthcare Leadership Internship (UHLI) Program through the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership offers 16 paid summer internships throughout Maine. Deadline February 4, 2019. 

MARYLAND

Baltimore Health Immersion is a five-week intensive summer program.Tuition includes 2 courses for 6 credits and a 40 hr service learning internship. Focus on urban health. Deadline February 25, 2019.

Johns Hopkins Pre-professional Advising Office maintains a great deal of resources and references for their students and many are available to you on their website. Skip down to the section labeled Additional Research Opportunities. Honestly the links go on and on so don't miss this great resource. 

Summer Institute in Anatomy at Johns Hopkins University. This 4 week course for undergraduates includes demonstrations using human cadavers.. Deadline: March 10, 2019. 

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Leadership Institute hosts one and three week summer research opportunities for high school students interested in STEM fields. The program is located in the Boston area and students can either be a day student or they offer residential options in dormitories. Summer 2018 application is available. Rolling deadline.

Boston University Office of Pre-Professional Advising maintains a list of summer opportunities by state and local in Boston. 

Orthopedic Trauma Undergraduate Summer Internship at Mass General Hospital, Boston MA Interns are exposed to the medical setting through orthopedic research and observation. Deadline February 11, 2019. 

Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is now accepting applications for the 2019 Adventures in Veterinary Medicine (AVM) program.  This program is designed for middle school, high school and college students who are interested in learning more about veterinary medicine. 

University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity.  This non-credit, ten-week, structured research experience is sponsored by UMMS Office of Outreach Programs. Deadline March 15. 2019. 

MICHIGAN

Wayne State University Health Science Center: Detroit Area Clinics  

Internships with Michigan Department of Heath and Human Services

University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunities This link offers a variety of UM research opportunities for undergrads. 

University of Michigan Internships with MHealthy. This site offers links to internship, volunteer and temporary opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students.

MISSISSIPPI

School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center sponsors a 10 week summer progam.  Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program. Deadline: February 15, 2019

NEW JERSEY

Overlook Summer Internship Program (OSIP) A hospital based summer program for premeds interesting in applying to medical school located in NJ. Deadline February 1, 2019.

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Summer Clinical Internship Program. This 6 week program seeks to recruit juniors, seniors and postbac students. Deadline April 15, 2019.

NEW YORK

Cohen Children's Medical Center Volunteer Opportunities in NY. If you are planning to be in NY this summer, consider volunteering at Cohen. All high school and college students may apply by February 28th.. Jobs include Atrium Ambassadors, Pediatric Emergency Department, Surgical waiting area, comfort cart, Reach out and Read, Musical Hands and Hearts plus more. Summer volunteers must commit to at least 8 hrs/wk for 8-10 weeks. 

Project Healthcare in NYC at Bellevue Hospital at NYU and in Brooklyn at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn. Intensive 10 week program. Available to undergraduates, graduate and postbac students. Deadline February 4, 2019.

OHIO

Ohio University Heritage  College of Osteopathic Medicine, Summer Undergraduate  Research Fellowship.

PENNSYLVANIA

St. Mary’s Medical Center offer a variety of internship, volunteer and shadowing opportunities for high school and college students in Langhorne, PA

VARIOUS STATE LOCATIONS

There are many great programs that host opportunities in several states or list hundreds of programs on one link. So make sure you visit the page including multiple state destinations. a

 

 


DENTISTRY

Dentistry: University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Summer Enrichment Program welcomes applications for their 2019 summer program.  This program primarily seeks to enroll undergraduates in their junior or senior year who are underrepresented minorities (URM) and/or disadvantaged students who wish to gain admission to dental school. They offer free housing and DAT prep as well as a stipend to cover food and transportation. To learn more specifics, visit their student video on YouTube link. Deadline March 1, 2019. 


GUIDE TO ONLINE RESEARCH THIS EXTENSIVE WEBSITE OUTLINES HOW BEST TO CONDUCT ONLINE RESEARCH WHEN SCROLLING THROUGH RESEARCH DATABASES, SEARCH ENGINES AND WEBSITES. THIS SITE IS WORTH A QUICK LOOK TO BROWSE WHAT IS AVAILABLE THEN BOOKMARK IT AND RETURN TO IT WHEN YOU NEED TO DRILL DOWN FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION OR NEED HELP NAVIGATING AN ACADEMIC/SCIENTIFIC WEBSITE.

NOTE: Newport Premedical Consulting, LLC does not recommend or endorse any particular program listed above. Programs are listed as a point of resource. Students must conduct their own research to determine if a program fits their needs.

Last updated: April 13, 2019