Cleveland Clinic Caregivers: Register to Become a Mentor for One or more of Our Internship Programs!
Our K–12 Education Internship Programs give Northeast Ohio middle and high school students the opportunity to learn and work alongside world-renowned caregivers at Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus, Regional Hospitals and Family Health Centers. Click here to learn more and register.



Middle and High School Students: Apply to Our K–12 Education Internship Programs, and you could be selected to spend the summer of 2020 learning and working alongside caregivers at Cleveland Clinic.



Join us at one of our "Destination: Application" workshops during the month of January, so you can meet the K–12 Education Internship Programs staff members and learn more about the application process.



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Spring 2020 Enrollment for Dangerous Decibels begins on Dec. 6, 2019.

Internship Programs

Our K–12 Education’s Internship Programs exemplify our commitment to Youth Education Leading to Workforce Development through our pillar, Caring for the Community. Each year we welcome middle and high school students from across Northeast Ohio to learn and work alongside world-renowned caregivers at Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus, Regional Hospitals, Family Health Centers, and Administrative Campuses. Through their experiences in the internships and via year-round programming, students gain exposure to careers on the clinical and business/operations side of healthcare. These programs promote learning in health and wellness, the arts, innovation, financial literacy, college and workforce readiness, and more. Each program is formulated to inspire students to embrace a variety of disciplines as keys to success, and to foster skills that will help them become life-long learners.

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Healthcare+ Pathways® Experience

(Grade 8 at time of application; Age 14 by June 1, 2020. See Eligibility tab for more detail.)
The Healthcare+ Pathways® Experience is a three-week summer program – offered in partnership with Cleveland State University – that provides unique career exploration opportunities for rising high school freshmen from historically under-represented groups within the biomedical sciences.


NEOREMA™ Experience

(Grade 9 at time of application; Age 15 by June 1, 2020. See Eligibility tab for more detail.)
The NEOREMA™ (Northeast Ohio Research Education Medicine Alliance) Experience is a four-week summer program – offered in partnership with Cleveland State University and Kent State University – that offers real-world experience and academic enrichment for rising high school sophomores from historically under-represented groups within the biomedical sciences.


The Cleveland Clinic Louis Stokes Internship Program

(Grade 9 or Grade 10 at time of application; Age > 15 by June 1, 2020. See Eligibility tab on each track for more detail.)
The Louis Stokes Internship Program is a six-week summer internship that honors Congressman Louis Stokes’ legacy of public service and his longstanding commitment to the youth of Cleveland. It provides rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Cleveland, East Cleveland and Warrensville with real-world experience in non-clinical/business focused areas of healthcare such as Administration, Buildings & Properties/ Engineering, Community Outreach, Hospitality, Human Resources, Information Technology, Law Department, Marketing, Protective Services & more.


Science Internship Program

Grade 10, 11, or 12 at time of application; Age > 16 by June 1, 2020. See Eligibility tab on each track for more detail.)
The Science Internship Program is a nine-week summer internship that, through hands-on learning opportunities, gives rising high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to work and learn alongside Cleveland Clinic caregivers in a variety of clinical fields and careers within healthcare (as providers and researchers) including medicine, nursing, laboratory medicine, physical therapy, public health, radiology, respiratory care and creative learning.