Sewanee Multicultural Health Society

​​​​Resource and Opportunities

CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar Intern Program

The CHCI-United Health Foundation (UHF)Scholar-Intern Program helps students pursuing health-related careers identify a community-based health organization where they can complete the internship. The scholarship and stipend create a unique opportunity for financially needy students to take on what would otherwise be an unpaid internship, and exposes them to the health care needs of underserved communities. Learn more and apply here.  

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Minority Health

The Office of Minority Health addresses disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services and barriers to health care for racial and ethnic minorities. Learn more.

CDC Sponsored Student Opportunities

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) sponsors the CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars (CUPS) program, consisting of six internship opportunities taking place at four partner institutions, creating a public health workplace experience to increase student interest in minority health. OMHHE also works collaboratively with institutions and affiliations to improve the health status of America's racial and ethnic minorities. For more information, explore the OMHHE's Student Programs page and their list of internship opportunities.  

 

Internships & Summer Research Opportunities

Opportunities for Minority & Underrepresented Students

The co-op/internship positions listed at this website specifically focus on providing opportunities for minority students and students from underrepresented groups in the sciences and medicine. If you believe that you qualify, you should definitely explore these exciting opportunities. In addition to the valuable experience and good pay that a Co-op or Internship will give you, very many of the Opportunities listed on this website also provide Travel Reimbursement, Housing and Meals. So, don't let concerns about living expenses or the location of an organization posted on this website prevent you from checking out an exciting and challenging Co-op or Internship position! Learn more here

Opportunities In Biomedical Research and for Pre-Medical Studies Students

This website lists opportunities that meet any of the following criteria - 1. biomedical research, 2. located in a medical or clinical setting, 3. located in a medical school or health science center, 4. has "biomedical" as a descriptor, 5. may be of particular interest to pre-med students. Explore the full list.  

Opportunities That May Consider First-Year Undergraduate Students

The website lists opportunities by organizations that MAY consider applications from undergraduates who are in their first year when applying or will have completed the first year by the time the co-op/internship starts (i.e, be considered second-year students at the start of the co-op/internship). However, some of these organizations simply do not provide any eligibility requirements or, if they do, do not mention anything about a year-level requirement. Other criteria in addition to year-level may also apply. Explore the list here.