Summer Internships Inspire The Future
The video above is a brief look into our high school internship program, seen through the eyes of the 2016 recipients: Kaylea Bixler, Brettney Grantz and Sergio Mares.
Since 1984, a unique opportunity has been afforded local high school students interested in a healthcare career. Each summer, three area students are selected for a six-week internship during which they will observe in patient care area throughout the hospital, including emergency services and surgery. They also shadow physicians in area clinics, observe specialized care and visit both the OU and OSU Colleges of Medicine.
Over 70 students have participated in this program. Currently 57 of the students are old enough to have completed a four-year degree. Out of that group there are 16 known physicians and 5 medical school students.
The application is available annually in March and due at the Foundation office on the second Monday in April. Finalists are selected for an interview and the three interns will be selected from that group. Additional information and a link to the application, when it becomes available, can be found here.