Phone Numbers

LMC Main Number
(803) 791-2000
Human Resources
(803) 791-2960

Summer Health Careers Work Study

About Our Partners Program

Lexington Medical Center's summer health career awareness program is sponsored by the caring donors of the LMC Foundation. The program is designed to introduce the health care industry to enthusiastic, bright high school students, who have a genuine interest in a health care career. Participants complete three rotations through a variety of clinical areas, learning about various careers in healthcare including professional and allied health careers such as Radiologic Technologist, Physical Therapist, Surgical Technologist, Nursing, and administration roles.

Do I qualify?

Yes, if you meet the below qualifications:

  • Lexington or Richland County resident or attending a school within one of the Lexington or Richland School Districts or a dependent of a Lexington Medical Center employee.
  • Rising high school junior or senior at the time of application submission.
  • 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate sincere interest in a health care field.

Application process

The 2021 Partners application has closed.

Please email any questions to

Session Dates

Session A: July 5-16
Session B: July 19-30

Session Details

Students will be exposed to the day to day operations of the hospital through clinical rotations, interactive workshops, and field trips. Core hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Partners are required to provide their own transportation to and from Lexington Medical Center.

Can students take time off for other commitments?

No. The Partners program is very competitive, students must commit for the entire two weeks. Exceptions will not be made for band camp, cheer camp, Governor's school, vacations or other summer activities.

College Scholarships

Participating Seniors will be eligible to apply for a $1000 scholarship.

See our other scholarships.