CSHIP-College Student Health Internship Program 2023!
- Applications are now being accepted
- 50-100 hour paid internships
- Remote or in-person with Vermont organizations.
- Advanced MedQuest, Rutland, VT June 26-30
- MedQuest, Springfield, VT. July 24-26 (Program is full)
- MedQuest, Rutland, VT. August 2-4 (Program is full)
Connecting to Better Health
Students to Careers & Professionals to Communities
High School & Middle School
Will you be earning a degree in Health Sciences? Internships can open doors to many career possibilities. Undergraduate students in our College Student Healthcare Internship Program (CSHIP) gain valuable work experience in community-based internships in our region. We offer paid internships that can be in-person, remote, or hybrid depending on the project.
Health Professions Students
What is AHEC?
Area Health Education Center. Since 1999, the Vermont AHEC Network has engaged academic and community partners to improve the distribution, diversity, supply, and quality of the health workforce in Vermont, especially in our rural and underserved communities. Southern Vermont AHEC is one of two independent nonprofit regional AHEC centers in Vermont.
Primary Goals of the Vermont AHEC Network:
- Strengthen Vermont’s health workforce development infrastructure through academic and community partnerships.
- Helping to train and develop a diverse healthcare workforce prepared to deliver culturally appropriate, high-quality team-based care with an emphasis on primary care for rural and underserved populations in Vermont.
Rutland Magazine profiles Southern Vermont AHEC and its MedQuest program in their Spring 2023 issue
In the NewsRutland Magazine profiles Southern Vermont AHEC and its MedQuest program in their Spring 2023 issue. www.rutlandmagazineonline.comQuick Links MedQuest Progam The Power of Dignity CSHIP Timesheets Community Health Workers Project Connect Facebook YouTube...
Community Health Workers Conference in Montpelier
Southern Vermont AHEC’s first statewide Community Health Workers Conference was a big success!
Over 140 community health workers, allies, partners, and organizations gathered at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, Vermont on December 1, 2022, to talk policy, strategy, and next steps to help unify and sustain this essential workforce. There were several nationally recognized speakers and wonderful breakout sessions.
Southern Vermont AHEC looking for more host houses for medical students
In the NewsSouthern Vermont AHEC looking for more host houses for medical students After the pandemic, the Southern Vermont AHEC is looking to grow the number of available hosts for the program. With the shortage of health care workers across the country, one Vermont...
What Students Say
“Southern Vermont AHEC was integral in my exploration of medicine and has continued to provide insight into my future career as a physician. I am grateful for these opportunities and recommend AHEC programs for any student interested in the healthcare field.”
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Springfield, VT 05156
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Media Contacts & Inquiries
Media members may contact Marketing & Communications Manager, Peg Bolgioni during normal business hours.
p. 802.885.2126 x103
A 501(c)(3) organization serving Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham, and Windsor counties in partnership with The University of Vermont Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine