General Online Resources
Middle and High School Students
- HOSA is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health occupations instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.
- HCOP high school students are exposed to various health career fields and introduced to academic requirements and campus life through a summer residential program. This program provides an educational pathway to health careers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM), Kapiolani Community College, and Leeward Community College. During their college years, College students receive assistance as they pursue and complete their health degree program.
- GEAR UP provides college visits, tutoring, advising, counseling, test preparation workshops, a student club, and other academic enrichment activities for students, teachers, and parents.UH Mānoa GEAR UP programs are available to Farrington and Waipahu secondary students
- Teen Health Camp Hawaii is a 1-day camp that will get you EXCITED about the many possibilities within the field of health care.
Doctor of Medicine Early Acceptance Program (DMEAP)
- The mission of Na Pua No Eau is to identify gifted and talented Hawaiian youth (K-12) and to provide them with educational enrichment opportunities.It is also the Center's hope that through its efforts, Hawaiians will be among the increasing number of human resource that assists in the advancement of the nation, the state, and the community, especially in technology, human resources, and education.
- The primary goal of the Doctor of Medicine Early Acceptance Program (DMEAP) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) is to commit access to the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to outstanding high school graduates throughout the State of Hawaiʻi who have demonstrated exceptional ability and commitment to pursing a medical degree. DMEAP prepares students to become exemplary physicians through a quality undergraduate education blending the arts and sciences, including applied sciences as engineering or medical technology.
The National Eye Institute (NEI)
Google Science Fair
- National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking exceptional candidates for its Diversity in Vision Research and Ophthalmology (DIVRO) summer internship program.The DIVRO program offers each participant the opportunity to work closely with leading research scientists in the Division of Intramural Research and provides students with hands-on training in a research environment that will prepare them to continue their studies and advance their careers in basic and clinical research. Interested candidates must apply through the NIH Summer Internship Program at www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip and indicate the following information:
- For Question #9 of the on-line application, Preferred Institute/Center (IC): National Eye Institute (NEI)
- In your Cover Letter, please indicate your interest in the DIVRO program.
Applications are due March 1, 2013. For more information about the DIVRO program, please visit www.nei.nih.gov/training/diversity_in_research.asp or contact Dr. Cesar Perez-Gonzalez, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about working at the NEI, please visit http://www.nei.nih.gov/training/summer_intern.asp.
The NIH encourages qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
- The Google Science Fair is an online science competition open to students ages 13-18 from around the globe. We're looking for ideas that will change the world. To get started, all you'll need is a Google account. For more info, go here!
Interested in a health administration career? Learn more about health administartion programs, here.
***Partial scholarship available for undergradute students who are looking to attend medical school outside of the US at St George's University in the Caribbean. Please visit www.sgu.edu to learn more and then contact Dr. Kawika Liu at email@example.com for further detail.
For a list of summer internships and research oppotunities, click here.
- The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) provides undergraduate students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa with access to research opportunities. UROP offers research and travel awards for student-initiated independent undergraduate research endeavors at UH Mānoa. Get more info here.
- 10 positions for juniors or seniors.Students matched with faculty researchers.
Earn while you learn!
- Partial tuition
- Health insurance
- PAC is a walk-in resource center for students interested in law, medicine (allopathic, chiropractic, naturopathic, osteopathic, podiatric), or the health sciences (dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, etc.). PAC is staffed by peer advisors trained to help you clarify your career goals, choose a major, plan appropriate coursework, research professional programs, find opportunities to gain experience, and apply to schools.
- The goal of the STEM program is to enhance the quality of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics instructional and outreach programs at KapCC, as well as to increase the number of STEM students transferring to four-year degree programs as they prepare for careers in the STEM disciplines.
Pharmacy Intern Internship
- Under immediate supervision of Pharmacist, interns will perform a variety of professional
and technical duties to assist pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical patient-care (ensuring that medications are used safely, effectively, appropriately and cost consciously) and to obtain practical experience hours required for licensure as Registered Pharmacist within organization's policy and procedure, federal and state statutes, Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations, and professional standards.Basic Qualifications:. Apply here!
Become a Volunteer!
- What better way to find out if this is what you really want to do than actually putting yourself in that environment? There are many organizations in Hawaii that offer opportunities to volunteer and learn what a healthcare career is all about. Additional organizations related to the goal of care and service are available to volunteer at.
- Nonprofit Organizations