Information and Eligibility

Through “Live, Learn, and Play in Northern NH”, health professions students will receive quality training experiences in rural, medically underserved areas throughout northern New Hampshire.  In addition, students will experience New Hampshire’s most awe-inspiring scenery, outdoor recreation and complete a community service project.  

Each participant will have a clinical site (we will help place students if they do not have a site already),  receive support from program staff and education support to offset living expenses (up to $1,000**).  Please see our Live, Learn, Play Program Expectations and Live, Learn, Play FAQ for more information.

Why Participate?

  • To fulfill the clinical rotation/internship requirements for your degree.
  • Learn more about the public health issues that impact the delivery of care to rural, underserved populations and about the utilization of the collaborative integrated care model in those rural areas.
  • Become part of the community by working with a mentor to complete a community service project.
  • Experience the scenic beauty and outdoor recreation northern NH has to offer!
  • Receive a modest education support payment (up to $1000**) for living expenses, housing, transportation, etc.
  • Meet, live and learn with other students interested in rural health.
  • Become part of a network of health professionals dedicated to serving Northern NH!

Who’s Eligible?

  • Students enrolled in an accredited health professions program.
  • Students interested in rural health and community-oriented care.
  • Students with a passion for community service.

Disciplines Eligible?

  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Behavioral Health
  • Other health occupations will be considered based on community need.

Explore our website for more information about the North CountryClinical Sites, the Community Service component, Program Expectations, and how to Apply Today!

**At this time, the North Country Health Consortium is not able to provide financial support for students in medical and nursing programs. Please check back with us periodically as the status may change.

Through specifically appropriated funding, we are able to accept applications from students in behavioral health professions.

If you are still interested in a community project in Northern Grafton, Coos or Carroll County please contact us. If you are looking for a rural rotation without educational support, we may be able to connect you with rural preceptors. For more discussion, please contact Laura Remick, Program Coordinator, at LiveLearnPlay@nchcnh.org  or (603) 259-3700 ext 219.

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