Student Internships

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Our Mission

The Office of Student Internships creates meaningful health experiences for students interested in pursuing healthcare careers. Internship opportunities give students a chance to explore various healthcare disciplines including family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, dental, pharmacy, and mental health. Internships vary in focus and duration, but all provide engaging and collaborative experiences within MAHEC and support our overall goal to train the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Our Programs

Undergraduate Students

If you are interested in an unpaid shadowing experience or need to complete hours for an undergraduate course, please complete the undergraduate internship request form. If you have additional questions, please contact the Office of Student Internships.

Health Professions Students

If you are a student in a post-baccalaureate or graduate health professions program, our Office of Student Services & Housing can provide assistance with securing clinical rotations and short-term housing. in Western North Carolina.

Due to changes implemented as a result of COVID-19, we are currently prioritizing clinical shadowing experiences for students from affiliated schools and programs based on need and availability.


Steve Imig, MS Steve Imig, MS
Administrator, WCU Health Professions Experiences/Undergraduate Internships
phone 828-348-3597
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