Wisconsin AHEC is pleased to announce their Summer 2015 opportunities for health professions students at any Wisconsin college or university.
Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)
An 8-week internship ($2,400 stipend) to work full time in a local health department or community agency. 70+ sites are offered June 8 – July 31. Each intern is hosted by an experienced professional, and participates in additional curriculum and enrichment activities coordinated by AHEC. A wide range of focus areas are available among the internships, offering opportunities for any academic major, all with the common theme of community health. Applications due Monday, February 16, 2015. CHIP application
A week-long cultural immersion at a regional community site. Eleven sites are offered May 17 – 22, 2015, and one site is offered over Spring Break (March 29 – April 3, 2015). Small interprofessional groups of college students learn about and discuss the healthcare resources and challenges of the local population. Program fee is $200 for the week (includes 5 nights lodging, meals, curriculum, materials, and special activities). Applications are due Monday, January 5, 2015 for Spring Break and Friday, February 13, 2015 for the summer program. Wisconsin Express application