About our NICAP Internship

Our Mission

The Neuromedicine Interdisciplinary Clinical and Academic Program (NICAP) is one of the four ICAPs in the UF Health System. NICAP’s mission is to Achieve the Perfect Patient Experience. The NICAP internship is designed for graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Florida who are interested in quality improvement and patient care. Our team of graduate and undergraduate interns work with faculty, residents, and staff in Neuromedicine on Quality Improvement Projects centered around the Big Aims of Quality: Zero Harm, Reduce Variation, Perfect Patient Experience, Increase Value and Transform Our Culture. Though many of our projects have IRB Study Approvals or Continuing Quality Improvement (CQI) distinction and we publish our findings, this is NOT considered a Research Opportunity.


We Lead

Graduate students serve as team leaders, and are responsible for completing quality improvement projects that relate to their designated Big Aim team. They are directly supervised by the Director of Quality Improvement for the Neuromedicine department. Undergraduate interns are assigned various rotations, which include both clinic and administration rotations. Interns will have the opportunity to work directly with patients in care settings, gain exposure in health administration, and contribute to quality improvement initiatives. If you have additional questions please contact nicapadmin@ufl.edu.

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"I’m honored and humbled to be a NICAP intern. – Sophia Velasco, ICAP Intern"… See what more of our past interns have said about our program and their experiences during their internship!

Prospective interns


Undergraduate interns are required to volunteer 6+ hours/week and commit to at least two, consecutive semesters. Graduate interns are required to work 10+ hours/week. Priority is given to interns who can volunteer in the mornings/early afternoon.

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Internship Roles

Undergraduate interns complete rotations across administrative, clinical, and project based settings in all Neuromedicine departments. Graduate interns act as Team Leads and work primarily on quality improvement initiatives aligning with their team’s Big Aim of Quality.

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Undergraduate Interns

Applications are now closed. If you have any questions please email nicapadmin@health.ufl.edu.


Quality Improvement Managers

Applications are now closed. If you have any questions please email nicapadmin@health.ufl.edu.

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Current Interns

Resources for our Interns

Current NICAP interns can use these resources for submitting absence excuses, viewing the rotation schedule, and accessing meeting presentations.