Participating in internships and trips abroad are great ways to gain experience in the health care or law fields, diversify yourself, and strengthen your application for professional school. 



Diversity Recruitment and Enrichment for Admission into Medicine(DREAM)- Closes: March 1, 2019

HudsonAlpha BioTrain Summer Program-Opens: January 15, 2019-February 15, 2019

HudsonAlpha Internships-Rotating positions

Huntsville Hospital Job Shadowing/Observation Program-Opens for May, June, July, & December

Pre-Med Rural Community Health Project-Closes: April 1, 2019

Summer Health Professions and Education Program(SHPEP)-Opens: December 1, 2018-February 15, 2019

Summer Medical and Research Training(SMART) Program-Closes: January 10, 2019

Summer Research Scholars(SRS)-Opens: November 1, 2018-February 28, 2019

Tennessee Institutes for Pre-Professionals(TIP)-Opens: November 1, 2018-February 15, 2019

Summer Science Academy-Opens: October 1, 2018

Medical Science Training Program (MSTP Summer Research Program)-Closes: February 1, 2019

Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program-Opens: September 1, 2018-February 1, 2019

Huntsville Hospital Volunteer Application-Rolling admission

University of Tennessee Health Career Programs-Multiple application dates


Carolina Raptor Center Rehabilitation Internship-Closes: June 30, 2018 (Fall Semester), October 31, 2018 (Spring Semester); February 28, 2019 (Summer Semester)

VetPAC Internship-Opens: February17, 2018-March 17, 2018

Nashville Zoo Internships & Externship Opportunities-Closes: July 1, 2018 (Fall Semester); November 1, 2018 (Spring Semester); March 1, 2019 (Summer Semester)

Animal Nutrition Center Internship - Disney's Animal Kingdom-Rolling Acceptance

Veterinary Hospital Internship - Disney's Animal Kingdom-Rolling Acceptance

Animal Endocrinology Internship - Disney's Animal Kingdom-Rolling Acceptance

Animal Behavior Internship - Disney's Animal Kingdom-Rolling Acceptance

Aquarium and Marine Biology Internship - Disney Animal Programs-Rolling Acceptance


Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates-Open: October 5, 2017

Semester in the City-Accepting applications for Fall 2018


Drake State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 

Drake State Medical Assistant Program

Ross Medical Education Center 

Calhoun Community College Phlebotomy Program

Calhoun Community College EKG Technician Program

Calhoun Community College EMS/Paramedic Program

Calhoun Community College Dental Assistant Program

Calhoun Community College Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Calhoun Community College Pharmacy Technician Program


Travel Abroad

Animal Experience International-Spring Break and Winter Break Trip Options

Atlantis Pre-Med Fellowship-Program Dates: December-January & May-August

C.E.L.A. Belize-Closes: March 15, 2019

South Africa - Pre-Vet Wildlife Internship *no deadline on application, but program has pre-selected travel days

United Kingdom: Introduction to Animal Behavior and Veterinary Physiotherapy-Closes: February 15, 2018

World Vets *no deadline on application, but program has pre-selected travel days

Haiti - Mini Mission *minimum donation of $1500 before August 25th & $1700 after August 25th

*if you are in Honors College

Honors Study Abroad Grant for Airfare-Closes: September 21, 2018


Schedule an appointment with your advisor to discuss internships and travel abroad opportunities.