Opportunities to enroll in various programs, internships, and scholarships are always passing through our office and we felt they would be better accessible if posted on our website! You can also find a comprehensive directory of numerous summer programs offered via the following link, courtesy of the Colleges of Arts & Sciences: Directory of Summer Internships
Research and Summer Opportunities for Health
China California Heart Watch
The China California Heart Watch, a non-for-profit charity whose mission includes medical research, teaching and clinical care in rural Yunnan Province, China is seeking students, particularly those interested in future careers in medicine, public health, or related fields to participate in one of several internships this year. This program allows students the opportunity for first-hand experience of medical problems - particularly cardiovascular problems - and care in the impoverished communities of Yunnan.
Each of the five internships is open to 10-15 students. Students are required to cover the cost of all travel expenses to/from and within China, including room and board. The program requests a tax-free donation of $2000 for each of the summer programs or $1500 for the December program.
The following are the dates for the five internship programs:
- June 2 - 23
- July 7 - 29
- August 4 - 26
- September 1 - 23
- December 14 - 30
For more information and to apply online, visit China California Heart Watch
Global Health Education Programs Through CFHI
Child Family Health International (CFHI) is the leading nongovernmental organization (NGO) placing health science students on global health education programs in ways that are socially responsible and financially just. We model best global health education practices which demonstrate a priority commitment to community engagement and local integrity. CFHI is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations.
Their programs are open to all students of the health sciences, and are located in countries such as Bolivia, South Africa, Medico, and India. Their opportunities provide:
- clinical programs every month
- 4-12 week replacements
- mentoring by local physicians
- Spanish language training
- Weekly medical lectures
- Volunteer opportunities
For more information and to apply online, visit Child Family Health International (CFHI)
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC)
Summer research experience is available for undergraduates! Research is available for several science fields, including astronomy, biosciences, engineering, physics, and psychology, as well as general and special interest programs.
Check out their website for more information.
Also, if you're interested in research opportunities in Hawaii, the mainland, and even abroad, check out these opportunities!
Job Opportunities for Health
Medical Assistant Job Opening
Medical Assistant wanted for a fast-paced, multi-site clinic (Honolulu & Aiea).
Currently seeking a highly motivated and intelligent medical assistant for our multi-site, multi-provider practice to start immediately. We will train you.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to;
- Patient screening
- Answering phones
- Collecting payment
- Providing excellent customer service to our patients.
Applicants must be reliable, able to travel to the Aiea Clinic, computer literate with typing skills, and the ability to learn quickly is a plus. Previous experience in a medical office is highly desirable.
Our Office Hours are M, W, F from 8:30 am- 5:30 pm; T, TH from 8:30 am to 6:00 PM and Saturday from 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM.
Start date is immediate.
Qualified candidates should submit resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medical Assistant Job Opening
1. Sincere interest in health care/medicine/nursing.
2. Past employees have been, but applicants are not limited to, pre-med,
pre-nursing, pre-health, and physician assistant graduates or students.
3. Comfortable with computers.
4. Comfortable answering phones politely and professionally.
5. Ability to learn and retain processes quickly.
6. Enjoys working with people of all ages.
7. Ability to multi-task.
8. Ability to work long hours daily (10-12 hours daily).
9. MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT AT LEAST 1.5 – 2 YEARS FROM HIRING DATE
10. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AT LEAST 28-34 HOURS PER WEEK.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Duties include reception work, triaging patients, scheduling, and assisting physicians in daily duties in extremely busy pediatric and internal medicine (adult) practice. Individual will be trained on the job, but he or she must make a significant commitment, self-motivated, and comfortable multi-tasking.
Salary range : To be discussed at time of interview.
Other salary info : Based on skill level at hourly rate. Full medical, dental, and vision
upon meeting state-regulated minimum weekly hour benefit
Full medical, dental, and vision upon meeting state-regulated minimum weekly hour benefit requirement.
Address : 550 South Beretania St. Suite 502 Honolulu, HI, 96813
No. of Openings : 2
Start Date : ASAP
Closing Date : 10-01-2013
Job Program : FULL TIME
Job Affiliation : UH Manoa
Job Number : 124654
Speech Language Pathologist Opening
Job Duration: We are looking to hire someone as soon as possible. They must have their ASHA certification and State of Hawaii SLP license. CFY candidates will be considered. It would be a full time, non-exempt position.
Salary: The salary is competitive, but variable based on the candidates experience.
Benefits: A full medical benefit package is included while employed at Imua Family Services.
Requirements: A master’s degree in a field qualifying the candidate as a Speech Language Pathologist.
Opportunities for Law
Loyola 3-Year Joint JD/Tax LLM Program
Loyola Law School in Los Angeles is now offering the only fully-sequenced 3-year joint JD/LLM Program in the United States. The program offeres potential for LLM-level tax employment after three years, intensive practical training, enhanced job prospects.
For more information visit Loyola Joint Program or
Professor Jennifer Kowal,
Director, Tax LLM program
Knewton Inc. (Test Prep Services)
Attention Pre-Law Students! Work as a Campus Representative and get a free LSAT course!
Duties: posting flyers, distributing promotional items to students, supplying test prep materials to the campus. Qualifications: 2-3 hrs/week, knowledgeable about campus' pre-law students, comfortable with internet and blogging, must have access to e-mail and internet on a daily basis.
Compensation: Cash bonuses, Free LSAT prep course by Knewton (a $690 value)
Please apply online by visiting clicking here.
Manoa Undergraduate Political Internships
Attention all Pre-Law students: UHM is currently offering a series of political internships that will provide you with substantial experience in law! Altogether, there are 10 Hawaii State Legislative Internships, 4 in the congress and 3 in the state executive offices.
Each internship also carries a stipend that covers 15 credits of in-state tuition and appropriate incidental costs of the internship.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa offers four types of political internships:
· Manoa Undergraduate Congressional Fellowship
· Hawai'i Governor's Office Executive Internship
· Hawai'i Lieutenant Governor's Office Executive Internship
· City and County of Honolulu Prosecutors Office Internship
· Hawai'i State Legislative Internship Application (Offered only in Spring Semester)
If you are interested in applying, or if you have any questions, please visit the Manoa Undergraduate Political Internships.
Note: All complete applications are due by April 8th for Fall 2012! Please submit your applications to the Office of Undergraduate Education QL Building 214. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing at UHM.
Science in Action: Summer Programs for High School Students
If you’re a high school student with a passion for science or math, the Science in Action program offers an exciting summer experience!
- Noncredit courses will provide hands-on discovery and learning with world-class UHM faculty and researchers
- Access to facilities, laboratories, and data at the UHM campus, the John A. Burns School of Medicine, and Coconut Island
- Opportunity to gain high-level skills and strengthen your resumé
- Choose from a variety of 1 or 2 week noncredit courses in areas that include medicine, mathematics, marine biology, botany, and microbiological oceanography
- Thanks to generous donors, all students in the program will receive a scholarship toward their course fee(s); scholarship amounts are specified on individual course webpages
Please apply online by clicking here.