Project Asian Health Education and Development (AHEAD) is a 9-week summer internship program designed to give training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. Project AHEAD 2018 will take place Monday, June 18, 2018 through Friday, August 17, 2018, and will be located in lower Manhattan.
Students will be exposed to various healthcare careers, and gain an understanding of the history and dynamics of the New York Asian American community, and of current health issues impacting the health status of Asian Americans in the United States. Interns will have the opportunity to create and implement a community health project and attend seminars and workshops.
Interns will receive a $1,000 stipend for the summer program. The Health Center will not be responsible for housing accommodation, food or travel expenses.
Program requirements include currently an undergraduate student in second, third or final year of college at time of application, interest in healthcare and the Asian American community, and committed to working full-time, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., including some early mornings and weekends.
Complete applications must be submitted no later than February 15, 2018.