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Programed Established: 2024

Handsome Male

Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to provide rising high school seniors and college students the experience to internship in a national leading ophthalmology practice. We envision an opportunity where students achieve personal, academic, and professional success.

Program Description:

The Newsom Family Foundation Goal is to provide a unique experience in a multidisciplinary setting with the intent of mentoring a knowledgeable student capable of engaging in eye care.

Two Program Sessions:

Newsom Eye offers the following educational opportunities for rising high school seniors and college students.

  1. JUNE Session One: June 3-28
  2. JULY Session Two: July 8- August 2

Program Length: Four Weeks
Number of Positions Available in Program: Four
Program Starting Dates: June and July
Typical Weekly Hours: 32-40 hours

Requirement for Completion:

The Intern is required to –

  1. Successfully complete attendance of 30 hours/week or more; Arrive on time at 8:00am
  2. Proper dress (navy blue scrubs and tennis/running shoes) and clean appearance
  3. Completed HIPAA Training
  4. Sign Business Associate Agreement
  5. Be attentive, respectful, and helpful while in clinic or observing surgery
  6. Carry a notepad, keep notes, and review study guides, and please ask questions.

Program Stipend:
$1000 for each Session; will be prorated for missed hours/days.
(Pre-approved time off can be arranged for planned vacations or events)

College Scholarship:
An additional $1500 will be awarded to ONE Intern that most models the Newsom Eye Core Values

Completion Certificate: Yes

Other Opportunities:
(These opportunities are on individual bases and are offered throughout the calendar year)
1)One Day Visit in Surgery
2)One Week Visit in Clinic and Surgery
3) FDA Research

Key Contacts
Program Coordinators: Stacy Newsom and Kandy Reed
Telephone (813) 908-2020

Application Information

Program Application Deadline for Summer Internship: May 31, 2024

Submit the Following Materials Directly to and

  1. Resume or CV
  2. Statement of Interest

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