Thursday, January 14, 2016

Lehigh Valley Health Network Research Scholar Internship (Summer 2016)

The Research Scholar Program at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a paid internship program for undergrads that may be interested in the healthcare field.

Below is some important information for those interested in the internship opportunity.
  • The program runs from June 6, 2016, to July 29, 2016.
  • Stipend is $2,000.
  • Approximately 40 positions available for virtually every undergraduate major, including pre-medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, psychology, business, education, computer science, information technology, media and graphics design, and the liberal arts.
  • Students work on research or quality improvement projects with mentors in both the hospital's clinical and non-clinical departments.
  • Some students in the past have done work that had been publishable or was presented at national conferences.
  • Opportunities to learn and shadow physicians, nurses, and other clinical and non-clinical staff in a large, healthcare environment.
  • Gain important networking contacts and references.
  • Application deadline is February 15, 2016.
  • The application requires a resume, undergraduate transcript, and a letter of recommendation. 
Additional information, available positions, and the application can be found here.

Questions regarding the internship program and the application process can be emailed to diane.leuthardt[at]lvhn.org.

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