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Healthforce NH

Do You Have an Innovative Idea?

Health care workforce needs are critical in New Hampshire and require new and innovative thinking to address recruitment, retention, and sustainability. The primary goal of the Innovation Challenge is to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire.

There are dedicated advocates and organizations throughout New Hampshire hosting a wide range of programs and resources to help address health care workforce challenges in the state, as below. Our goal is to raise awareness for their valuable work. If you have an initiative you would like included, please send an email to


Summer Internship Programs

Point of Contact:

Carolyn Isabelle,

Lead Organization:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Department of Workforce Development and Planning


Description of Project:

This program offers paid summer internships for high schoolers, undergraduates, and nursing students each summer to expose these students to careers in healthcare. In addition to experiential work as part of a team at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, students receive professional development training.