Regional Summer Opportunities

Summer Internship Program The Lowcountry AHEC summer internship program is an experience offered to minority and underserved graduating high school seniors and college students interested in a health professions career.  Once accepted, students are placed at a healthcare facility in the Lowcountry AHEC region (Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper, and Orangeburg.) At the completion of this program, students may receive a stipend if all requirements are fulfilled and funding is available.

2015 Internship Group Photo

Interns are required to:

  • Complete 80 hours of work/observation
  • Attend all meetings with the program coordinator
  • Provide a PowerPoint Presentation on the internship experience

Program Session: Late June until Late July Required Fees: Application Fee $25 (non-refundable) Please be advised that some healthcare facilities may require that interns cover the cost of medical exams, background checks, etc. before beginning their experience.

Application:  Coming Soon

Recommendation Form: Coming Soon


Submit application, essay, transcript, and 2 recommendation forms along with a Cashier’s Check or Money Order in the amount of $25 to:

Lowcountry AHEC c/o Katura Williams, M.Ed. 87 Academy Road Walterboro, SC 29488

Contact Katura Williams, M.Ed. Health Careers Program Coordinator Phone: (843) 782-5052, ext. 102 Fax: (843) 782-5053 Email: