Week of January 19th, 2021 

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose"
Dr. Seuss



Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will happen virtually until further notice

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Wednesday January 27th | 5:30-6:30pm

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant and nursing
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday February 3rd | 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday January 26th | 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday February 1st | 5:00-6:00pm

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Tuesday February 2nd | 6:00-7:00pm


Helpful Resources

Tools and Resources for First-Generation Medical Students - AAMC


Relevant Virtual CSU Opportunities

TiLT Tutoring Programs for Spring 2021
Drop-in tutoring will be held in Zoom on Sundays-Thursdays from 6-9pm beginning Sunday January 24th. Tutor review sessions will be held twice a week in 50-minute sessions beginning Sunday February 14th. The tutors will prepare and facilitate activities that reinforce learning of topics covered in class.  These sessions will be structured similarly to the tutoring cohorts we offered during the fall semester, however this spring, we will not have an attendance requirement and instead allow students to come whenever they need support most. You can self-register for the Canvas page here.

Spring Involvement Expo
Adding more areas of engagement, the Involvement Expo will be presented on Flipgrid, RamLink, and Instagram Takeover leveraging both synchronous and asynchronous options to reach a variety of students. By connecting with Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and University departments, you can leave your mark at CSU through student organization and discover the services offered to you. The Involvement Expo is a great way to think big, get involved, and Do Something CSU.
FLIPGRID Asynchronous | January 25th - February 8th
INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER Synchronous | January 25th
(@slicecsu & @coloradostateuniversity)
RAMLINK Synchronous | January 27th & 28th

All-Campus Career Fairs
This spring, the Career Center and College of Business (COB) have paired with the College of Engineering (COE) to have all career fairs in the same week. All three days are open to all majors. CSU and UNC have partnered to offer a virtual teacher job fair later in the semester. Click on the dates/times below for links to the Handshake events.
Practice Fair | Tuesday February 2nd | 11:00am - 1:00pm
All-Campus Virtual Fair Day 1 | Tuesday February 9th | 11:30am - 3:30pm
All-Campus Virtual Fair Day 2 | Wednesday February 10th | 11:30am - 3:30pm
College of Engineering Virtual Fair | Thursday February 11th | 11:30am - 3:30pm
Teacher Job Fair Day 1 | Thursday March 25th | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Teacher Job Fair Day 2 | Friday March 26th | 9:00am - 3:00pm


Relevant Virtual Opportunities

Regis University How to Afford your PharmD Education
In addition to the $500,000 in scholarships PharmD candidates are awarded each year, learn more about grants, loans and other ways to finance your education at this virtual session. NOTE: Candidates who apply for the January 22nd Interview Day will be considered for our highest scholarship - the Provost Scholarship in the amount of $40,000! Preference will be given to high academic merit and strong interview performance. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday January 19th | 9:00am MST

Regis University Doctor of Pharmacy Virtual Information Session
Considering earning a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree? Get to know the friendly Regis University team and learn about the engaging student experience, patient-focused Jesuit values, and impressive graduate outcomes: 93% first-time NAPLEX pass rate and 65% residency rate. Learn more, and register here.
Wednesday January 20th | 1:00pm MST

Life West Amazing Chiropractic College Webinar
Learn more about the curriculum, techniques, and practice that makes Life West one of the best for a chiropractic education. Register here.
hursday January 21st | 6:30 - 7:30pm PST

AAMC Webinar: AMCAS Updates, Applicant Work and Extracurricular Activity Experiences, and Preparing 2021 Cycle Applicants for the Choose Your Medical School Tool
This webinar will review important dates, policies, resources, and updates, including how COVID-19 has impacted the admissions process. Attendees will hear from two AMCAS Advisory Committee members, a pre-health advisor and admissions officer, who will share their perspectives on the cycle, including how the pandemic has impacted experiences and alternative grading, and offer their recommendations for applicants. Register here. 

Georgetown University Pre-Health Master's in Physiology
This program is designed to strengthen a student's readiness and competitiveness for health professions programs. Learn more, and register here.
Friday February 19th | 3:00 - 4:00pm eastern


Relevant Jobs, Volunteer, Research, Internship & Scholarship Opportunities

The University of Michigan Frankel CVC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program applications are now open
The 2021 FCVC SURF program is expected to run between June and August, but exact program dates and format will be forthcoming. Each student will be matched, based on their interests, to a laboratory that is led by a FCVC faculty member. This collection of laboratories is involved in internationally recognized research in topics such as atherosclerosis, genetic cardiomyopathies, blood clotting disorders, cardiac arrhythmias, vascular biology, and heart failure. The stipend will be $4,000 for ten weeks of full-time work, typically starting the Tuesday after Memorial Day and ending the first week of August (exact program dates pending). The program includes scientific seminars, social events, and a two-day research symposium where fellows present their research to their peers and FCVC faculty and staff. Learn more, and apply here.
pplication deadline: Sunday January 31st | 11:59pm EST

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Clinical & Research Undergraduate Programs
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine (SOM) specializes in clinical and research undergraduate summer programs that provide an enhanced scientific and professional preparation for students aspiring toward a career in medicine or biomedical sciences. The listed programs provide discipline-specific training and opportunities for smaller-scale connections within the overall community. See links below for more specific information about each program 
Preparation for Graduate and Medical Education (PARAdiGM)
Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program
Summer Program in Neurobiology (SPIN)
Kidney Undergraduate Research Program (KURE)
Surgery Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
Short Term Research Experience for Under-Represented Persons (STEP-UP)