Paid Internships

Bridges to Healthcare high school paid internship

The Bridges to Healthcare internship program is an innovative paid program created to assist in closing the skills gap in healthcare by supporting the education of high school students and recent high school graduates.  The program provides early exposure to healthcare careers and is offered in two phases.

Phase I – paid internship

Phase I provides high school students with exposure to both clinical and non-clinical careers. 

Eligibility criteria and requirements

  • 2.5 GPA
  • Household income $40,000 or less
  • Attend one of the partnering high schools
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Valid government-issued photo ID
  • Unofficial transcript

Apply now for Phase I

Applications are now open for the following Bridges to Healthcare phase I cohorts:  


Spring 2023

Summer 2023 

Fall 2023 


Bridges to Healthcare - Spring 2023 (Charlotte) – 2022-144944 

Bridges to Healthcare - Summer 2023 (Charlotte) – 2022-144947 

Bridges to Healthcare - Fall 2023 (Charlotte) – 2022-144948 

Winston Salem 

Bridges to Healthcare - Spring 2023 (Winston) – 2022-144943 

Bridges to Healthcare - Summer 2023 (Winston) – 2022-144946 

Bridges to Healthcare - Fall 2023 (Winston) – 2022-144949 


Bridges to Healthcare - Spring 2023 (Salisbury) – 2022-144945 

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Bridges to Healthcare Phase II 

Educational Assistance for recent high school graduates interested in pursuing healthcare degree at community college. 

Eligibility criteria and requirements 

  •   2.5 GPA
  •   Household income $40,000 or less
  •   Attend one of the partnering community colleges
  •   Current resident

Application window opens spring 2023. 

For more information, contact us at

Experience Novant Health 

Experience an internship program developed to recruit the best qualified students for extended learning experiences in identified departments. It is a system-wide program designed for undergraduate and graduate interns to gain real world experiences through a project-based approach.  

For more information, contact us at

Information technology student team member internship

Are you ready to put your information technology classroom experience into action? Do you want to be part of the digital transformation in healthcare? Student team members are an integral part of delivering world-class technology capabilities so that Novant Health can deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time. Students are given the opportunity to work with information technology (IT) teams and participate in short term, part-time paid assignments called "gigs."

The student team member program is for students interested in technology offering a year-round, part-time, paid and unpaid for credit internship program where you will have the opportunity to share your insights and have your voice heard in a collaborative and supportive environment while assisting our teams with driving execution on cutting-edge digital healthcare transformation related projects. 

If you are interested in learning more information about our technology-based student team member program, contact

Pharmacy Student Paid Internship Program

Novant Health is recruiting for our paid, longitudinal Pharmacy Internship Program. Pharmacy students may apply to work at any of our acute care hospitals across North Carolina. The Novant Health Pharmacy Paid Internship Program provides pharmacy students with a comprehensive learning experience and exposure to hospital and health system pharmacy practice. Pharmacy students will grow professionally and personally, through interaction with health care professionals and support projects that align with health system initiatives.

Eligibility Criteria:

Must be an incoming pharmacy year one (PY1) or pharmacy year two (PY2) student and enrolled and in good standing at a North Carolina school of pharmacy.

Able to work

  • A minimum of 16 hours every third weekend during academic year (scheduled rotation)
  • Approximately 32 hours per week during summer break (time off permitted)
  • One major holiday and one minor holiday per year
  • Additional work hours available

Interested pharmacy students can email