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2021 CDIP A Great Success – Seeking Hospitals for 2022

HASC would like to thank our College to Career Diversity Internship Program (CDIP) host sites, preceptors and interns for helping to make our 2021 CDIP program a great success!   

This past summer, in partnership with Health Career Connection (HCC),
22 CDIP interns were placed at our member organizations and delivered meaningful projects in various departments including: community engagement, compliance, diversity, equity and inclusion, finance/business, hospital administration, nursing (perioperative) and quality. 

We are happy to report that following the internship assignments, three interns were hired – two at Kaiser Permanente and one at City of Hope. Additionally, two Keck Health interns had their paid internships extended for six weeks.

The list of 2021 CDIP participating host sites:

  • City of Hope
  • Communities Lifting Communities (HASC)
  • Huntington Hospital
  • Huntington Health Physicians
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
  • Keck Health
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC
  • KPC Health Orange County Global Medical Center

Please take a moment to read the 2021 HASC CDIP Report below to learn more about the significant impact of this internship opportunity.

CDIP/HCC is currently recruiting member hospitals to provide interns with valuable professional experience and networks, to help foster real-world work situations, and to provide employers with a pipeline of new talent. Please complete the Summer Internship Host Interest Form by Thursday, March 31 and notify HASC Workforce Development Program Manager Lisa Mitchell of your interest.

With any questions, please contact HASC Workforce Development Program Manager Lisa Mitchell at lmitchell@hasc.org or HCC Vice President, Southern CA & Coachella Valley, Patricia Etem at petem@healthcareers.org