Week of February 22nd, 2021 

"Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do."
Brian Tracy



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 February 24th | 5:30-6:30pm

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant and nursing
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday March 10th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday February 23rd | 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday March 8th | 5:00-6:00pm

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


Helpful Resources

How Tibia PA
Checkout this helpful website developed by a CSU student who was accepted into PA school! 


Relevant Virtual CSU Opportunities

Career Center BioTech Connect Fair
Register on Handshake for this virtual event. Join at 4:30pm for pre-event information
Tuesday February 23rd | 4:45pm - 7:00pm MT

Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC) & American Heart Association Virtual Field Day
Teams of 5 will compete against other CSU students in a variety of challenges throughout March. Competitions will include exercise challenges, fundraising and other virtual events focused on healthy habits. Each team member will be able to earn points for their team by participating in each week’s unique activities. Learn more about the weekly challenges and register here. Use Promo code: FDDenver2021
Monday March 1st - Saturday March 27th


Relevant Virtual Events 

Northern Colorado Health Sector Partnership Behavioral Health Career Pathways Event
This virtual event will be a great opportunity for any student considering or planning for a career in the behavioral health field. Students can meet, network, and learn from a variety of practitioners and professionals. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday February 25th | 10:00am - 1:30pm

Virtual Healthcare Student Aid Fair for students interested in Army Medicine
Attendees will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with an Army career specialist about scholarships, student-loan repayment, no-cost training programs and much more. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday February 25th | 4:00 - 6:00 pm MST

Life Chiropractic College West Virtual Open House
Join this digital discussion with current students at Life Chiropractic College West, Doctors of Chiropractic, and the admissions team about the field and what it takes to follow this path. This is the perfect, interactive opportunity to learn more, to get inspired and to get answers to your questions. Sessions include a welcome by Life West President Dr. Ron Oberstein, a virtual campus tour, the student experience led by Student Ambassadors, and a panel of Life West faculty and DC's speaking about the chiropractic program. Register here.
Thursday February 25th | 4:30 - 6:30pm PST

Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) Pre-PA Info Session
This session is free and open to all pre-PA students in Colorado or who are interested in Colorado PA programs. The session will be led by a practicing PA from the CAPA board and students from each of the four Colorado PA programs. The following topics will be covered: the role of PAs in healthcare, the application process, general application requirements and what it's like to be a PA and PA Student! Register here.
Tuesday March 2nd | 7:00pm - 8:00pm

AAMC (American Association of Medical Colleges) Webinar: Learn about the 2021 AAMC Fee Assistance Program
The AAMC Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to apply to medical schools. Attendees will learn how medical school applicants can save over $2,000 through the Fee Assistance Program. This webinar will include the 2021 Fee Assistance Program benefits, eligibility requirements, and application process. There will be time for questions and answers. Register here.
Tuesday March 9th | 2:00pm EST

Mercer University College of Pharmacy new Master of Science in Health Outcomes Information Session
This program is a 30 credit, fully online degree program that offers two tracks, pharmacoeconomics or health outcomes research. This degree program will prepare students for careers in public and private health systems, the pharmaceutical industry, health insurance companies, government and academia. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday March 11th | 12:00pm

University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program - PT Preview Day Event
This session is for prospective students who are in the midst of completing undergraduate coursework (degree or non-degree seeking) and/or will be applying to the program in the next 1-3 years. Register here.
Saturday April 24th | 9:00am - 11am MST


Opportunities for Pre-Vet Students

Clinical Hematopathology Laboratory - openings for two undergraduates
It would be perfect for students that are interested in veterinary medicine, diagnostics or oncology. Checkout the Handshake posting if you're interested.

Ram Handlers Applications now available
Ram Handlers uphold the tradition of CAM the Ram and are critical to the success of the program. Ram Handlers help strengthen Ram Pride and remind us all of what makes CSU such a special place. The Ram Handler team strives to reflect and represent the CSU student population, including all eight colleges. As a Ram Handler students: embody and abide by the Principles of Community, create a safe and welcoming environment for all who interact with CAM the Ram, create an excellent customer experience while serving as a student ambassador at events with and without CAM the Ram, learn proper animal handling (previous experience not necessary), learn general information pertaining to the history, traditions, and current state of CSU, the Alumni Association, and CAM the Ram and become familiar with the Division of University Advancement in order to convey accurate information at all times.
Learn more and apply here.
Info Session: Wednesday February 24th | 4:30 - 5:00pm


Relevant Jobs, Volunteer, Research, Internship, Graduate & External Scholarship Opportunities

Admissions Ambassadors
The mission of the Colorado State University Admissions Ambassador program is to foster an environment for the development of knowledgeable, genuine, passionate, and enthusiastic student leaders who serve prospective students and guests as they facilitate excellent customer service in promoting the University during the campus visit experience and, ultimately, in finding a college that is the best fit for the prospective student. Being an Admissions Ambassador is truly one of the best student jobs at CSU. We are seeking passionate, resourceful, and proud CSU Rams to apply to become Ambassadors.  If this sounds like you, then you should apply! To be considered for the position, you must come to a mandatory Ambassador Information Session - listed below and accessed through this Zoom link.
Thursday February 25th | 2:00 - 3:00pm
Friday February 26th | 2:00 - 3:00pm

University Housing Summer Jobs - Resident Assistants & Community Desk Managers
University Housing is excited to now accept applications for Summer 2021 positions. Both positions are great opportunities to develop leadership and communication skills. Checkout the job postings on Handshake:
(1) Summer Session Housing Resident Assistants (Handshake #4419567) and (2) Summer Session Housing Community Desk Manager (Handshake #4419615). 
Application Deadline: Monday March 8th | 11:59pm MST


Article(s) of the Week

 Medical School Application Checklist - InGenius Prep