Week of August 30th, 2021 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”
– Nelson Mandela.

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Announcements

Interview Workshops – SAVE THE DATE! 
Health Professions Advising and the Career Center are once again teaming up to provide health professions students (human and veterinary) with two fall Interview Workshops. We will share a short presentation about best practices for interviewing, how to prepare for interviews, and special considerations regarding virtual interviews. The first workshop will take place virtually on Zoom (see below).
Thursday September 2nd | 5:00 - 7:00pm

Zoom meeting
https://zoom.us/j/99668151038?pwd=c0hwQWV5b3JSN2d1WmZubWVKV1h4QT09
Meeting ID: 996 6815 1038

Passcode: 677049

University of Colorado Pre-Doc Mentors Program
If you're interested in becoming an MD or Ph.D. student you can connect with a CU Anschutz student to mentor you, as well as attend workshops and gain insight into medical school and the application process. Learn more, and apply here.
Application deadline: September 6th

 

Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will resume in person in the fall semester

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Wednesday, September 8th | 5:30-6:30 pm | Clark A101

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday September 7th | 6:00-7:00pm | Stadium 1204 or Stadium 1207

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday August 30th | 5:00-6:00pm | TBD

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to email the club president
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ext meeting: Tuesday September 7th | 6:00pm | BSB Study Rooms

 

Relevant CSU Classes

Environmental Public Health in Todos Santos, Mexico study abroad program for summer 2022.  There are two courses offered for students who may be interested in learning how our air, water, and waste can impact human/community health. Water Quality course and Air and Waste Management course. If you're, checkout the program website here and/or contact Dr. Judy Heiderscheidt with questions.

 

Relevant In-Person Events 

Tap Into Regis
If you are considering pharmacy as a career and are in the Denver metro area you can join other prospective Regis University Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students, for a  fun, informal event that will give you the opportunity to speak with Admissions staff and members of the Regis School of Pharmacy community. Sign up here 
Wednesday, September 15th

 

Relevant Virtual Events 

University of South Florida Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Virtual Info Session & Tour
This session is a time for you to attend virtually on a computer, laptop, or tablet to learn more about the DPT program, USF Health, Admission Requirements, and a Virtual Tour of the University of South Florida. Each session will be the exact same format & information and should take approximately an hour. See dates, and register here.
Tuesday, September 7th | 4:00 p.m. MDT

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo
Watch live presentations and meet with medical school admissions representatives, faculty, and current students via online chat rooms. Learn more about applying to medical school, the interview process, and life as a medical student. Meet with AACOM representatives, med school admissions teams, current residents, and more. Explore which medical school is right for you with zero travel required. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday, September 14th | 10:00am - 4:00pm MDT

University of Pennsylvania Pre-Health Programs Virtual Information Session
Pre-Health Programs Director Jackie McLaughlin provides an overview of the application process as well as the Pre-Health Core Studies and Specialized Studies experiences. Register here.
Wednesday, September 15th | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. MDT

AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair
This virtual fair is for aspiring medical students from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Experts will provide tips and resources for attendees who self-identify as racial and/or ethnic minorities, first-generation college students, high school students, or prospective applicants in the current or upcoming admission cycles. Register here
Tuesday, September 21st | 9:00 am - 2:00pm ET.

Rock and Snow Medicine Symposium
Hosted by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, this event will include high-caliber speakers presenting innovative and relevant medical topics geared towards an audience of ski patrollers, search & rescue specialists, agency personnel, and other prehospital responders. You can pay $50 to attend this event in person or $25 to attend virtually.  
Thursday November 4th | 8:00am - 5:00pm MDT

CU Pharmacy Events: Fall 2021
CU will be offering multiple virtual events for students that focus on CU Pharmacy's nationally-ranked Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. The events will also allow you to learn about the steps needed to prepare your application, and talk with some current students. Learn more here 

 

Relevant Events for Pre-Vet Students

Western College of Veterinary Medicine Admissions virtual Q & A session!
If you're interested in veterinary medicine join the Western College of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Team for a virtual Q & A session. The admissions team answer questions about their internationally recognized program, cutting-edge animal health technologies, and outstanding faculty. Register here 
Thursday, September 2nd | 4:00 pm MTD 

 

Relevant CSU Events 

Education Abroad Virtual Fair
The Fair will feature over 45 live sessions throughout the week covering everything from Education Abroad 101 to specific programs for your major. Registration Required.  To see the full schedule and register for sessions, please visit our Virtual Education Abroad Fair page.
Tuesday, September 7th- Friday 10th

TILT Drop-in Tutoring
If you need help in biology, chemistry, math, or physics, Drop-in tutoring will be held in the Great Hall, the second floor of the TILT Building on Sundays – Thursdays from 5 – 9 pm beginning Sunday, August 29th.

NACC’s Eagle Feather Tutoring
We are returning to in-person tutoring We have an exceptional group of tutors this semester. 2 sessions will be offered online. Students can visit our tutoring page to review the tutoring schedule and follow directions on how to access our tutors.
Available beginning on Monday, August 30th

 

Relevant Jobs & Internships

School of Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program Work-study Position
One position open on the undergraduate team, supporting advisers (helping with appt scheduling, misc email follow up, scanning/uploading files, and various projects), and another on the graduate program team, supporting Sara Mattern (working with data and admissions information, creating social media content, and general projects). Pay is $13.00 per hour and they must have work-study. Job #5139868

Fall Internship Opportunity at Georgetown School of Medicine
This fall, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Georgetown University School of Medicine is offering exciting internship positions for undergraduates and graduate students interested in being part of a dynamic, student-led team. Apply here by September 13th.

 

Relevant Scholarships

2021-2022 Altius Cares Scholarship
The Altius Cares Scholarship program awards full- and half-tuition MCAT prep scholarships to deserving medical school-bound students. Scholarships are application-based and awarded to students who qualify based on merit, need, education & equality, or service. Apply Here 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The GRFP provides fellowships to graduate students in STEM fields. Fellows receive 3 years of a $34,000 stipend, as well as opportunities to do research abroad or intern for a government agency. Virtual info session
Thursday September 2nd 12:00-1:30 pm MDT

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