Teen Academic Year Program

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Nicklaus Childern's Hospital partners with M-DCPS to facilitate internships to High School Juniors and Seniors to gain experience and knowledge in their intended collegiate fields of study and/or careers.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has partnered with Miami-Dade County Public schools for full academic year internships (Aug-May) for students to gain relevant skills and experiences in healthcare administration, while receiving academic credit.

Program Details

  • This program is for full–time M-DCPS High School junior or senior students who are enrolled in M-DCPS Academic Internship program with an unweighted GPA of 2.5 or better and have excellent school attendance.
  • It requires a 5-10 hour a week commitment with a flexible schedule, which can be a virtual, hybrid or in-person capacity.
  • Our mentors will offer their time and talents to the student intern providing meaningful, career-related experiences. The mentor provides weekly time sheets and quarterly grade evaluations during the internship

How to enroll

Students, all applications are facilitated through the schools. Please search for your school’s internship coordinator provide you with all required forms and information to rotate at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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For any other questions about this program please contact our Education Program/Internship Specialist by email at studentplacement@nicklaushealth.org