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Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program for College Students (EPSIP)


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Program Overview

The Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program (EPSIP) is a paid internship experience for talented underrepresented minority college students. Students that identify from one of the following underrepresented groups in health science/medical field:  Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders, an individual with a disability or the first in your family to attend college, we strongly encourage applicants from these groups, but all are welcome to apply.

 This “pipeline” program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to explore potential administrative careers in an academic health science center. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals seeking to apply their skills in a team setting that is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of the people in Massachusetts and the world through ground-breaking development in education, research, and health care delivery. UMass Medical School (UMMS) is a group of professionals serving the public interest within a flexible, challenging environment built on innovation. To learn more about UMMS, click here.

The Program design offers students a:

  • 9 week, paid summer business internship at UMMS with an administrative focus in: Community & Government  Relations, Communications & Marketing, Diversity and Inclusion, Family Medicine and Community Health, Information Technology, Work Without Limits
  • unique opportunity to be guided and mentored for the world of business in academic medicine
  • the program includes lectures, networking, mentoring, resume and job search preparation, and more
  • opportunity to discover their passions and interests and discern which career path is best for you