To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required.

Only complete applications will be considered.  Applications do not have to be completed in one sitting.  You may log back into your application
using your e-mail and password.

For your Summer 2016 Internship Program Application to be considered:

1. Application must be complete

2. Application Complete checkbox must be selected

3. Application must be completed by February 8, 2016

Email Registration

Please enter your e-mail address and create a password so that you can access your application to edit or add materials,
such as your resume and statement of purpose.

Please create your password
Passwords must be at least six(6) characters

HCC Internship Overview

Please select the checkbox below to confirm that you have read and reviewed the HCC Internship Overview that is available on the log-in page. 

Personal Information


Have you applied to HCC in previous years? If yes, check the box.


Are you an alumni of the HCC Summer Internship or Health IT Fellowship Programs?


Are you from or do you currently live in any of the following California communities?
If yes, please select your community from the list below.

If no, please select "NO, Not Applicable."


Are you from or do you currently live in any of the following North Carolina Counties?
If yes, please select your community from the list below.

If no, please select "NO, Not Applicable."


Permanent Address (if different):

Educational Background

Please enter the most recent University or College that you have attended:


Class Standing: Please select your Class Standing as of Spring 2016.


Grade Point Average

If you do not yet have a major GPA because you have not completed coursework, return to the application after you have received your fall semester grades.

Based on a 4-point scale, calculate your grade point average for all undergraduate course work:


For undergraduate courses in your major


Indicate whether your school is on a semester or quarter system. Then include the earliest date you can begin your internship and the last day you would need to complete your internship.

For example: Start Date 05/30/2016        End Date: 08/19/2016



Please list the rest of your education starting post-high school until present.


+ Add Another Education    

Do you have funding from your Academic Institution to support a Summer 2016 internship?


   If you are eligible for Federal Work Study, would you be able to use it for a Summer 2016 internship?


Please complete the fields below regarding any Public Health or Health-related coursework you have completed
or are in the process of completing.  Coursework in these fields are helpful, but not mandatory. Coursework could include classes from the following areas of study: business, psychology, research, anthropology, sociology, marketing, biology, etc.

Public Health or Health-Related Course Work:

+ Add Another Health-Care Related Course Work    

High School Education


If your high school offered health academy and you were a part of the health academy, please check the box below.


Resume and Statement of Purpose Attachments

Other supplemental information will not be considered.  Do not send any extra documents or information.



Your resume is an important component of the application. It should be clear and reflect your relevant experience and skills. We highly recommend that you review the resources listed below before uploading your resume. 

Attach a current, one-page resume which includes name, e-mail, phone number; education; a brief description of your
paid or voluntary experience; membership in any student or professional organizations; and personal interests.

Resumes must be submitted as a PDF only.

HCC does not accept Youtube or video resumes.

Use the following format to name your resume attachment file: HCC2016_firstnamelastname_resume.pdf

Additional Resume Resources: We highly recommend reviewing the following resources on resume building prior to submitting your resume.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  In 750 words or less (1-1.5 pages typed, maximum 7,000 characters), please state your reasons for wanting to
pursue this health internship.

  • Your statement should address the following:
    • Any barriers you have overcome
    • Your current situation
    • Your career objectives
    • What is motivating you toward your objectives
    • Future professional and educational plans
    • How this internship will help you in pursuing your objectives/plans
    • Briefly describe your ideal internship experience
    • Why you feel you should be selected
    • Other information that would help HCC evaluate you as a candidate

Please copy and paste your Statement of Purpose in the text box. Then upload your Statement of Purpose as a PDF using the Add Attachments feature below.

Add Resume & Attachments







Internship Preferences

What is your ultimate career goal at this time?


Please select the types of internship experience you are applying for (choose only types that apply). 
Hold down the 'Ctrl' key to select multiple items.


Use this section to rank your top 3 areas of interest for the type of internship you would prefer for your summer internship placement. Mark "1" for your first choice,
"2" for your second choice, and "3" for your third choice. If you do not care for a selection, leave the field blank.


Internship Placement Region - Geographic Selection

Use this section to indicate the top three regions you would be able to complete your internship. Then, check the box under each geographic selection to indicate if you will have access to a car in that region. If you will not have access to a car in a region, leave the box un-checked.

HCC does not offer relocation assistance, transportation or housing. Students pursuing internships in locations outside of where they reside often live with family, friends, or other students. 

Interview Location

Health Career Connection only conducts in-person interviews at one of the interview locations below. Select the region you will be in during the months of March 2016 through April 2016.  

We understand that your choice of interview location is NOT necessarily the region in which you may be placed. Health Career Connection will
consider you for the regions you indicated in the question immediately above.

Health Career Connection provides limited notification for interviews and does NOT pay for transportation or lodging; take this under advisement
when selecting your interview location.

Languages and Skills Capabilities

Instructions: Some of our partners request specific technical skills, however these are in no way required to be an HCC intern. A number of our placements do not require any previous experience. Please check all that apply. 

Hold Ctrl and click to choose multiple skills


Quatitative data are anything that can be expressed as a number, orquantified. Examples of quantitative data are scores on achievement tests,number of hours of study, or weight of a subject. These data may berepresented by ordinal, interval or ratio scales and lend themselves to moststatistical manipulation.

Qualitative data cannot be expressed as a number. Data thatrepresent nominal scales such as gender, socieo economic status, religiouspreference are usually considered to be qualitative data.

HCC's host organizations often require or prefer potential interns to speak a language other than English. Please indicate which of the following
languages you speak and/or read and write PROFICIENTLY.  Hold down the 'Ctrl' key for multiple selections.



Please select all that apply.  Hold down the 'Ctrl' key for multiple selections.

If you are bi-racial or multi-racial, please select each National Origin that you affiliate with.



References (Optional)

Please enter the name, professional title (if applicable), phone number, e-mail address, and amount of time known for
two (2) Professional or
Personal References below.

Other Programs

Have you participated in any programs to obtain a scholarship, receive academic support or tutoring, or gain exposure to careers in the field of health including research, business, education? If so, check the box below.

From the list below, please select other Programs you have participated in.

To select or de-select more than one program, hold the CTRL key while using your mouse to make your selection(s).

If your program is not listed, please indicate it in the "Specified Programs" text box.

Other Summer 2016 Opportunities

Are you applying to any other programs this summer? We encourage applicants to have other options and this will not be held against you during application review. It will instead, help us be aware of the decisions our applicants have to make regarding multiple opportunities and timelines. If you are considering participating in any summer programs besides HCC, List those programs in the text box to the right, marked "Other Summer Programs" and select the check box below, marked "Other Opportunities."


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Complete Application

If you are finished entering all of your application fields and materials, please click on the "Application Complete"checkbox and
then the Submit button below to process your application for the Health Career Connection Summer 2016 Internship Program. 
You should receive a confirmation e-mail to confirm the submission of your application.

If you are not yet finished with your application and would like to return to your application at a later time,
do not click on the "Application Complete" checkbox below and click Submit.  You will then receive a
confirmation e-mail whether or not you have completed your application. 

If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, check your junk or SPAM folders prior to contacting HCC.

You will only receive one confirmation e-mail. 

If you are making changes to your application and have already received an initial confirmation e-mail, no
final confirmation e-mail will be provided.

Ensure that you have selected the "Application Complete" checkbox by the deadline,
or your application will not be considered for the 2016 Summer Internship Program.

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