Pipeline Internships & Programs

Kaiser Permanente Northern California 2022 Introduction to Integrated Health Care Virtual Summer Program

Current rising 2nd year medical students demonstrating a superior interest in community health, and who seek to promote culturally-sensitive care are being sought for this very unique opportunity.

Participants will experience an integrated health care system virtually understand population based health care, use technology in clinical settings, and develop relationships with clinical mentors. Students will also appreciate the importance of language and culture in providing quality health care to patients.

Students will receive weekly live virtual presentations access to an online learning platform, and meet The Permanente Medical Group physicians from various clinical settings.

Application Opens: October 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

Virtual Program Dates: Session One: June 4 – 24 or Session Two: July 9 – 29

Free Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Webinar

The UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium is a partnership of postbaccalaureate premedical programs at the Schools of Medicine at UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, and UC San Francisco. The mission of the Consortium is to increase the number of physicians who practice in shortage areas of California by assisting capable and dedicated students from disadvantaged backgrounds in gaining admission to medical school.

This session will offer a program overview including the timeline for the UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium pre-medical programs and general information about postbaccalaureate programs and the different reasons to apply to one. This session will also include a Q&A session with UC Consortium alumni attending!

September 15, 2021
4-5 PM PST

September 16, 2021
12-1 PM PST

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Residency Programs Virtual Open House

Join us for this interactive event where you may participate in a simulation challenge and meet program directors, faculty, and residents from residency programs across Northern California during program breakout sessions.

Programs represented include:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Adult Psychiatry

Event details:

  • Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
  • Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    • 9:00 am: Welcome and special guest speakers
    • 9:45 am: Simulation Challenge
    • 11:20 am: Residency Program Breakouts Open
    • 12:50 pm: Closing Remarks

Register by Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

Explore why becoming a doctor of osteopathic medicine might be right for you, the process of becoming an osteopathic physician, ways to get experience and prepare for osteopathic medical school.

>> Pathway To Medicine (pdf) >> Choose DO Fast Facts


KP Launch Summer Internship Program

Through KP LAUNCH, Kaiser Permanente offers unique and dynamic health care internship programs that provide interns with practical job skills and experiences in a supportive environment.  Our goal is to bring students coming from underserved communities and backgrounds underrepresented in health care careers into the KP LAUNCH program for exposure to various business and healthcare careers.

We invite you to learn about the KP LAUNCH summer internship program of 2020 and apply by visiting our website.  While working, interns gain exposure to various health careers that they may choose to pursue.

KP LAUNCH interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Work full-time within various Kaiser Permanente departments for eight weeks
  • Learn about a variety of different health careers opportunities
  • Meet and learn from health professionals and their internship program peers
  • Gain professional and personal development through workshops

The summer 2020 program is scheduled to take place starting as early as Monday, June 8 and end by Friday, August 14 depending on the local school schedule.  This eight-week internship experience will be offered to a select number of interns at a Northern California Kaiser Permanente facility closest to their home.

If you are interested and qualified for this program, please apply online at our website between Friday, December 13, 2019 and Friday, January 10, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. PST.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 16 and 19 by June 1, 2020
  • Must be enrolled in high school; general education degree (GED) program with no previous college experience since graduating from high school
  • Must have an interest in working in a healthcare environment
  • Must be able to work full-time, 40 hours per week during the eight-week program
  • Must undergo and pass all Kaiser Permanente employment requirements to include: providing proof of the legal right to work in the United States; a background check (if ages 18 or over); and a drug and health screening

Applicants who are dependents of Kaiser Permanente employees are ineligible to participate in the KP LAUNCH summer internship programs.

Please refer to our website if you have any questions.  You may contact a program representative for further questions at kp.launch@kp.org.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is seeking interns to support our Start Training Program and CycleNation in the East Bay. Candidates must be 18 years of age and pass a background check.

Sponsor Levels

Presenting Sponsors: $25,000

Title Sponsors: $15,000

Champion Sponsors: $10,000

Benefactor Sponsors: $5,000

Individual Title Sponsors: $1,500

Individual Champion Sponsors: $1,000

Table Sponsors: $2,750

Ticket(s): $275, $500 or $1000 each per person (depending on level)

Individual Tickets for students: $275, $500 or $1000 each per person (depending on level)