You’re On Your way to a successful healthcare career

Elevate your educational journey with specialized programs designed to enrich your experience and propel your career forward. Engage in immersive clinical placement, cutting-edge research opportunities, and interprofessional collaborations that deepen your understanding and broaden your skillset.

Student Spotlight:

  • Spotlight: Enrique Avila – Empowering Communities Through Medicine and Martial Arts

    Enrique Avila, a dedicated student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is not your average medical student. With a passion for both medicine and martial arts, Enrique is on a mission to make a lasting impact on the health of Wisconsin’s underserved communities.

Program Contacts

Healthcare Education Programs

Programs facilitated by Wisconsin AHEC and NEWAHEC within our region and facility.

  • Healthcare Service Internship (HCSI)

    Students can use this as a “co-op” opportunity by volunteering at a healthcare facility. Participants will complete a course of soft-skills, receive necessary vaccinations, and will volunteer at least 40 hours at a healthcare facility. If the hours are completed, the participant can access at least one job-shadow opportunity. Includes weekly course curriculum and online assessments.

  • Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)

    Enables college students who have an interest in community health, public health and population health to work full time, part time or quarter time at a local health department, tribal health center, community health center, or community service organization within Wisconsin for an eight-week summer internship.

  • NEWAHEC Chronic Disease Management

    An interprofessional team of students work with the Lakeshore Community Health Care clinic to assist patients with high A1C levels to manage their diabetes through six-weeks of virtual and home visits. Disciplines often participating include pharmacy, nursing, dietetics, social work, and medicine.

  • newahec CARES Program (Creating Access to Resources & Expanded Services)

    Creating Access to Resources & Expanded Services. This is a community health field placement opportunity, college students must commit to a minimum of 40 hours or 15 patient encounters, which includes 3 online assessments. This community based experience helps to identify social determinants of health and other pbarriers keeping patients from utilizing and receiving full health care needs.

  • This is a two-year program with a combination of didactic and community-based experiential training in a Wisconsin rural community and/or with underserved populations.

Student Networking


The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.

Interview / Job Shadow Opportunities

Request to speak with a healthcare professional or healthcare professional student and earn opportunities for job shadowing.