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Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program for College Students (EPSIP)

Emerging Professionals program overview

June 4, 2024-Aug. 9, 2024

The Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program (EPSIP) is a ten-week paid internship experience for talented college students. Individuals historically underrepresented in STEM, health science and medicine are strongly encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to students that identify from one of the following underrepresented groups in STEM, health science and medicine: Black/African Americans, Hispanic or Latinx, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders, individuals with a disability or the first in their family to attend college, are also strongly encourage 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 Chan Medical School is home to professionals serving the public interest within a flexible, challenging environment built on innovation. To learn more about UMass Chan Medical School, click here.

The program design offers students:

  • a 10 week, paid summer business internship at UMass Chan with an administrative focus in: Admissions Office, Office of Communications, Community and Government Relations, Information and Technology - Data Storage, For Health Consulting- Digital Transformation Solutions, Diversity and inclusion, RNA Therapeutics Institute, Office of Research - Sustainability, Information Technology - Modern Workplace Collaboration, ForHealth Consulting - Training & Workforce Development, ForHealth Consulting- Work without Limits, Office of Well Being
  • a unique opportunity to be guided and mentored for the world of business in academic medicine
  • a professional development series of lectures, networking, mentoring, resume and job search preparation, and more
  • an opportunity to discover their passions and interests and discern which career path is best for them


The Emerging Professional Summer Internship Program presents engaging opportunities for interns to build individual capacity and assimilate interns into the employment life at UMass Chan. We accomplish this by matching each intern with a mentor based on similar educational and career interest. We want each intern to get the most out of their internship with like-minded professionals who can help guide and support the learning experience.