Week of October 4th, 2021 

"You will never be always motivated so you must learn to be disciplined."
–Unknown

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Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings are meeting in person Fall 2021

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Wednesday, October 6th | 5:30-6:30 pm | Yates 104

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant, nursing or haven't chosen a healthcare profession yet
Click here to email the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday October 13th | 6:00 - 7:00pm | Stadium 1205

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday October 5th | 6:00-7:00pm | Stadium 1204 or 1207

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday October 25th | 5:00-6:00pm | Stadium 1203

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to email the club president
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ext meeting: Tuesday October 5th | 6:00pm | Edge Optics - 706 S College Ave Unit 101

 

Relevant Virtual Events 

The Path to Physician Assistant: Pre-PA to PA-C
The Program Manager at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), will review the PA profession and its career opportunities, what to expect in the application process and in PA school, and resources to guide you along the way. Register here
Tuesday October 5th | 4:00 pm MDT.

Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science Program
A faculty member from the Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science will lead an online conference for individuals interested in learning more about CCMLS’ post-baccalaureate program. Register here
Tuesday October 19th | 1:30 pm 

Penn's Pre-Health Programs Virtual Information Session
For students with a limited science background, the decision to join the health field may seem daunting. Penn's Pre-Health Programs gives them the individual guidance and essential coursework they need to thrive. Register here
Wednesday October 20th | 5:00 – 6:00 pm  

Navigating the Health Professions as an Underrepresented & Disadvantaged Student Webinar
During this session, attendees will learn about the importance of diversifying the health professions, hurdles that underrepresented and disadvantaged students face with strategies for overcoming them, and how to develop grit. Register
Thursday October 21st | 5:00 pm MDT 

Regis Pharmacy Dean presentation
If you are preparing for or considering a career in the field of pharmacy, Dr. Samit Shah, Dean of the Regis University School of Pharmacy, invites you to a live, interactive discussion Career Growth in the Field of Pharmacy. Register 
Thursday November 4th | 4:00 pm MDT

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) Preview day 
This provides an opportunity for students to hear about the program but also ask questions of a current student panel ranging from M1s to M4s. Register here
Friday November 12th | 2:00pm EST.  

 

Relevant In-Person Events

Careers in Healthcare Leadership Panel
Join us for an in-person panel to explore a variety of healthcare careers. Leaders in direct healthcare, health tech, and private practice will discuss their experiences, what has been helpful in their careers, advice for emerging professionals, and audience questions.  
Thursday October 21st | 5:30 pm | 4582 S Ulster Street Pkwy Ste 200 Denver, CO 80237

 

Relevant CSU Events & Opportunities

Club Heartbeat
This club goes to different retirement homes, hospitals, and nursing homes and plays music for the residents!  All levels, instrumentalists, and vocalists are welcome. Email the club for more information and/or to sign-up.

On-Campus Student Employee Job Fair
Check out the On-Campus Student Employee Job Fair! Campus employers will be on hand to share information about their opportunities, answer your questions, and collect resumes. Registration is recommended. 
Monday October 18th 2:00-4:00 pm | LSC Ballrooms C and D

Relevant Scholarship Opportunities

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Competitive candidates of this award will have demonstrated a commitment to a career in public service, displayed leadership or engaged in consensus building on campus or within their home communities, and maintained a high GPA. Awardees receive $30,000 for graduate school expenses. Find more information here and sign up for the below information session here. 
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ednesday October 13th | 3:00-4:00pm

Goldwater Scholarship 
An award given to sophomores and juniors in the STEM fields who have excelled academically and demonstrated potential as researchers. Recipients of this award receive up to $7,500 for educational expenses. Sign-up for the below info session here, and apply here
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hursday October 14th | 3:00-4:00pm

 

Relevant Volunteer Opportunities

Neighbor to Neighbor
Front Desk Volunteers, HomeShare Volunteer, Bilingual Housing Search Assistance Volunteer. There are 3 positions open currently please reach out to Peri Mueller if interested. 

 

Relevant Job Opportunities

Paid position in-home health care
A resident in southwest Fort Collins, who uses an electric wheelchair, is seeking a personal assistant to help her with household tasks. To start, she needs help 3 hours per week at $15/hour. See the full posting here

Colorado Center for Dermatology & Skin Surgery
Pre-Health Professions & Healthcare Administration Training Programs
This leading-edge practice strives to serve patients and the community through personalized and exceptional care. The team is committed to continual improvement, and fostering a dynamic and upbeat culture. They recently launched professional training programs for college graduates interested in careers in healthcare. These are full-time, paid employment opportunities. They are actively recruiting 1-2 team members in the next couple of months, and anticipate more openings in the Spring/Summer 2022. Please contact with questions.
Aspiring clinicians: Pre-Health Professional Training Program
Aspiring administrators/managers: Healthcare Administration Training Program

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