Career Services Internship Opportunities

Project Asian Health Education and Development

Description: Project Asian Health Education and Development is an 8-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 2016 will take place Monday, June 27, 2016 through Friday, August 19, 2016, and will be located in lower Manhattan. Our goals are: ? To increase interns' interest in and awareness of the special needs, problems, and strengths of Asian American communities and to encourage interns to enter health and allied health professions in areas of community need. ? To provide exposure to health care delivery in the community health center setting. ? To help interns develop a better understanding of themselves as individuals and as important contributing members of minority communities. The program consists of: ? Seminars and workshops. ? Development and implementation of a community health project. ? Shadow healthcare professionals.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location Lower Manhattan
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Health Care.
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements Qualifications: ? Currently an undergraduate student. ? Interested in healthcare and the Asian American community. ? Committed to working full-time, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, including some early mornings and weekends. ? We cannot accommodate international students or students who are studying temporarily in the United States with the intention of returning home after completing their studies.
Company Name Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Contact: Maria Karlya
Address: 168 Centre Street 3F New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212.966.0461
About the Company: The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is a nonprofit and federally qualified health center, established in 1971. We ensure that all members of our community—regardless of ability to pay—are provided with quality, comprehensive and culturally effective primary healthcare. As a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home, we partner with you to create a health plan that meets your own unique health and social needs. Your health team starts with you and your family, and includes doctors, dentists, nurses, care managers, social workers, health educators, nutritionists and medical assistants. We are located in Chinatown, Manhattan and Flushing, Queens, and are open 7 days a week. We have staff fluent in many languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Taishanese, Shanghainese, Fujianese, Vietnamese, and Korean. If you don’t have health insurance, you may qualify for our sliding fee scale to reduce the cost of your care.
How To Apply: How to apply: Online applications are available at


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