Our goal is to engage students in all that healthcare has to offer and to help them to prepare and succeed.

MaineHealth Summer Internship Program

As the largest healthcare organization in Maine and a leading healthcare provider serving Northern New England, MaineHealth recognizes that our employees are central to our role in providing healthcare. Join us this summer for a MaineHealth internship.

Help us make our communities the healthiest in America.

  • A hands-on intern experience supplemented by professional development, educational sessions and networking events
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
  • 10 weeks long, from June to early August

MaineHealth Non-Clinical Track

  • This track is focused on non-clinical positions throughout the MaineHealth system including at our corporate office in Portland, Maine.
  • Location: MaineHealth organizations across the state of Maine
  • Application Period: January – March

Maine Medical Center Research Institute Track

  • This track is focused on student biomedical research projects and learning scientific research skills.
  • Location: Various MMCRI basic science labs and MMC clinical departments
  • Application Period: December – February

Contact: Donna Boudreau -

Health Career Pipeline Program

The Maine Medical Center Career Pipeline Program strives to connect students in communities throughout Maine with opportunities in professional healthcare careers. Our focus is on developing practitioners in medical fields, including doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Our goal is to inspire these individuals to continue their careers in healthcare, in Maine.

Pathway to becoming a doctor:

Four years of college, four years of medical school, two - three years of residency at a medical facility - Learn more here.

  •  Maine Medical Center has a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine called Maine Track

Pathway to becoming a Physician Assistant (PA):

Four years of college, two years of PA school - Learn more here.

Pathway to becoming a Nurse Practitioner:

Four years of college to become a nurse, two - four years of nursing graduate education - Learn more here.

Maine Medical Center Junior Volunteer Program

The Maine Medical Center Junior Volunteer program offers high school students the opportunity to gain experience in a healthcare setting while learning new skills and giving back to their community. Learn more.

Student Partnerships

Local partnerships with businesses, universities, agencies, internal and external community members, and schools are critical to developing and building future pipelines of talent. Some of these partnerships include:

  • Partnership with two- and four-year programs in higher education institutions and local school districts through public, technical/vocational and adult education programs
  • Partnership with Southern Maine Community College and the Maine Community College System with Surgical Technology and Medical Assistant programs

For more information, please contact

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