College Student Summer Employment Program

We offer some great summer jobs for college students.
College Student Summer Employment Program

In 2010, UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine launched the College Student Summer Employment Program. During our inaugural year, we employed eight college students. In the second year the program grew to include participation from 13 departments, employing 26 students.

Candidates for summer employment must be high school graduates who are currently enrolled in college and demonstrate desire for a career in the medical field. Volunteer experience is preferred.

To be placed on the wait list for summer employment, please contact Reggie Glynn via email at We will be accepting requests to be placed on the wait list until April 14th, 2017.  Candidates must complete the online application and pass a physical as well as a live scan.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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At UCLA Health, we achieve excellence in patient care consistently by following the steps outlined in CICARE.

CICARE is an acronym that describes specific behaviors that are guaranteed to result in excellent communication with patients, families and colleagues.

Every UCLA Health employee, physician and volunteer holds themselves and their colleagues accountable for practicing these six steps with everyone on every encounter.

Click on the above to learn more about CICARE.


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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).