Division of Health Benefits Internship and Fellowship Programs

The North Carolina Division of Health Benefits (NC Medicaid) invites students, recent graduates and early career professionals to apply for fellowship and internship programs. All fellowship/internship opportunities and instructions on how to apply will be posted on this page.

These programs are excellent opportunities for fellows/interns who are undergraduates, graduates or early career professionals to collaborate with and be mentored by established professionals, while gaining hands-on work experience as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of North Carolinians. 

The combination of practical work experience and professional support gives fellows/interns a foundation of skills, confidence and practical experience, enabling them to excel in their new careers.

Apply to the North Carolina Medicaid Student Fellowship Program

North Carolina Medicaid is seeking undergraduate and graduate students to serve as Medicaid Student Fellows for the upcoming 2024 summer. Fellows have the opportunity to assist with a broad-range of pressing Medicaid policy issues including Medicaid managed care, financial analysis, programs focused on non-medical drivers of health, value-based care, and more. This position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a state government agency focused on low-income beneficiaries and their health needs.

See here for the Fellowship position posting: NC Medicaid Student Fellow Application

Apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to medicaid.interns@dhhs.nc.gov with the subject line “Fellow Application” by Friday, February 16, 2024.