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Health Science Summer Internship

Are you interested in careers in the Health Science field?

Peninsula School District announces our 7th annual Health Science Summer Internship in cooperation with our partners:  Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One, St. Anthony Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, and Tacoma Community College. This internship is designed for students who have a strong interest in exploring a career in the medical field. The purpose is to provide an opportunity to experience real-life scenarios in various segments of medical care, develop knowledge and skills foundational to the health professional, and gain an understanding of patient assessment and care.

When: June 22 – June 25, 2020;  7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m


Monday, June 22:   Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One
Tuesday, June 23:  St. Anthony Hospital
Wednesday, June 24:  Mary Bridge Medical Center, Tacoma
Thursday, June 25:  Morning: TBD  Afternoon:  Tacoma Community College Health Sciences Tour


  1. Complete this Application Form by Thursday, April 30, 2020.
  2. Ask two references to complete this Recommendation Form, by Thursday, April 30, 2020.
  3. The screening committee will be looking for a diverse representation of interest from students and will notify students of status by May 25, 2020.
  4. Accepted students will return required paperwork.
  5. Students and parents attend orientation on June 16, 2020.
  6. Internship: June 22 – 25.

If you have additional questions, please contact Coordinator, Leland Smith at

Eligibility Peninsula School District students who will be Juniors or Seniors in the 2020-2021 school year and must be 16 by June 1, 2020.