Job and Internship Opportunities

NYACH Mentorship Program
Mentor Flyer NYACH

Led by the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH), the mentorship program is funded by JP Morgan Chase’ New Skills for Youth Initiative and supports Career and Technical Education (CTE) high schools in developing professional and healthcare related skills in education and the workplace.

The program will run from November 2019 – June 2020. Eligible Mentor applicants are working healthcare professionals, or students on a healthcare track.

Participating students are currently sophomores attending a NYC Career and Technical Education High School and are studying to become either a Medical Assistant (MA) or a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

Futures and Options will recruit and screen qualified mentor and mentee candidates, before matching mentors and mentees based on educational/career interests, as well as personal interests. Mentors and Mentees would work together for 4-6 hours per month from November 2019-June 2020. Mentors will be required to log their time and interactions with their mentees, and will be compensated for their time at $25 per hour.

Who can be a Mentor?

  • Undergrad or graduate students on a healthcare track, or working healthcare professionals

Mentor Program Responsibilities

  • 4-6 hours of contact with mentee per month (paid at $25 per hour) from November 2019-June 2020
  • Completion of monthly log documenting interactions with mentee, and survey
  • Help high school sophomores explore their educational and career interests in the healthcare field, build their networks, and provide general guidance

Applications are now open, and being accepted through October 14th.

Apply here:

AAIUH’s Health Science Academy Middle School Education Coordinator
AAIUH HSA Middle School Ed Coordinator job description

The Health Science Academy (HSA) is a core program of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, Inc. (AAIUH).
HSA is a pipeline health science afterschool program serving students in grades 6-12 and our alumni.

BA/BS degree with course work in the sciences (e.g., biology), health sciences and/or education of middle school aged children (e.g., afterschool curriculum, STEM pre-college programs, youth development, public health), and teaching experience. Middle school teaching experiences, or MPH preferred.

Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

REQUIRED writing sample: design an engaging 45-minute Lesson Plan and PPT (at least 10 slides) for 7th grade students centered on sports and health/medicine. Must including the discussion of health disparities and/or cultural competency.

Only submissions with this Lesson Plan and PPT will be reviewed, and only candidates invited to interview will be

AHEC Scholars
AHEC Scholars

Are you interested in a Career in Healthcare? Do you want to:

  • Develop a better understanding of the social determinants of health and factors influencing access to care for diverse communities?
  • Learn basic concepts to augment patient care such as cultural competency, practice transformation and care coordination?
  • Participate in discussions and case studies with an interprofessional team.
  • Identify potential solutions to reduce high-cost, avoidable patient care?

AHEC Scholars Program Requirements:

  • Each AHEC Scholar will be required to complete 40 hours of community-based experiential training per year (can be broken up into 20 in the Fall and 20 in the Spring.
  • Additionally, each AHEC Scholar will be required to complete an online curriculum that address topics designed to augment patient care, including cultural competency, practice transformation, behavioral health integration, and interprofessional care coordination.
  • Each AHEC Scholar will be required to complete 40 hours of didactic education per year.

Stipends available upon completion

BQLI-AHEC Program Associate (Part Time)
BQLIAHEC Program Associate PT

Organization Description:

The Brooklyn Queens Long Island Area Health Education Center (BQLI AHEC) is one of three New York Metropolitan Region AHEC’s developed to address the health workforce needs of underserved communities. The mission of BQLI AHEC is to improve health care outcomes in underserved areas in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island by increasing the number of underrepresented students entering the health professions. The long term vision is to decrease health care disparities by increasing the diversity of skilled culturally competent health care professionals working in underserved communities.

Job Description: This is a great opportunity for passionate students or recent graduates seeking experience in program development, needs assessment, community outreach and presentation of health careers/education workshops. The specific duties include:

  • Assist Senior Program Director and Student Coordinator in all aspects of student programs.
  • Assist in program development of new initiatives for underserved high school and college youth pursuing a career in the health professions.
  • Assist with student placements, school-based health career fairs, health education activities, activities geared towards recruitment, and the placement of health professional students in community based clinical practice units.
  • Assist in planning and developing materials for health education workshops Assist with project compliance with all applicable state and federal regulatory requirements which includes compiling and organizing data for program evaluation
  • Enter data for programs in Salesforce, SurveyMonkey and other systems as required.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to:

Gabrielle Kersaint

Executive Director

E-mail: or call (718) 797 -1558

Librarians of Tomorrow
Librarians of Tomorrow is an innovative, hands-on internship program for 10th-12th grade students from diverse backgrounds with an interest in library careers. We seek committed and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to learn, work, and help others!

Why Join?

  • Build your academic, college, and career readiness skills with support from a mentor
  • Work behind the scenes on developing cutting-edge programming and projects
  • Receive a stipend, volunteer service hours and resume-building experience
  • Meet other likeminded teens from across NYC
  • Make a difference!
  • What You’ll Do

  • Complete 25-35 hours of training and field trips focused on library, college, and career skills and 100-110 hours of hands-on work experience for a total of 135 hours
  • Create a capstone project based on your special interests and that connects to the Library’s 
  • Assist with a variety of library programs, events, and projects
  • Welcome people to the library and provide customer service
  • Requirements

    • Interest in libraries and helping people
    • Enrolled in a NYC high school in 10th-12th grade
    • Available 5-8 hours a week during out of school time from November 2019 through June 2020
    • Moderate to high level of English fluency (bilingual a plus)
    • Signed consent of parents to engage in 135 hours of intern service during out-of-school time

    Apply here or through the print application: 2019 LoT Application

    Have an open position?
    Please send your job description to This will be shared with our network of enthusiastic future and current health professionals.