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Summer Paid Internship at Mentoring in Medicine & Science

What are you up to this summer? If you are planning to acquire some work experience in a professional setting, then this MIMS summer internship could be beyond your wildest dreams.

This full-time program will last four weeks at a wonderful location in Oakland, CA. The summer interns will be immersed in direct patient observation, and shadow mentors in the healthcare setting.

They will get the chance to interact with a broad spectrum of health professionals/staff, and attend daily skill and leadership development seminars. Additionally, the program will educate them about the prevention and management of health issues.

Mentoring in Medicine & Science is a not for profit organization that works for unprivileged students. The motive of this organization is to inspire and prepare students to become health care and science professionals through mentoring career exposure, and leadership development. The organization is based in Oakland, California. So far, it has impacted more than 3000 students through its programs.


Internship Location:

Oakland, CA will be the primary location.

Internship Duration:

This is a full-time, 4 weeks long program.

Internship Benefits:

As a participant of this program, you will have the following benefits:

  • This summer program consists of the following:
  • One-on-one career advising
  • Life coaching sessions and team building activities
  • Civic service opportunities and field trips to health institutions​
  • Near-peer mentorship
  • Research project
  • Competitive stipend which will be $1500 for college students and $1000 for high school students
  • Occasional meals and snacks
  • Some transportation assistance

Eligibility Requirements:

Check out the eligibility criteria you need to meet to avail this lucky chance:

  • Be from a population/group that is underrepresented in the health professions
  • Have an interest in pursuing a career in health
  • Be available to participate full time for the duration of the 4-week program
  • No minimum GPA requirement

Eligible Country:

Applicants from around the world are welcomed to apply.

How to Apply:

Current high school students can apply by filling this online form.

High School Graduates/Undergraduates/College Grads/Postbacc Students can use this online form to apply.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is February 21st, 2020.

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