Week of October 11th, 2021 

"If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can't hear them anymore."
–Michele Ruiz


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 20th | 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 19th | 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
ext meeting: Tuesday November 2nd | 6:00pm | Edge Optics - 706 S College Ave Unit 101


Relevant CSU Classes

VS301 Human-Animal Interactions (3 credits)
This course is an introduction to the field of human-animal interaction research and is designed as a seminar for students from any discipline who are interested in the field of human-animal interaction. Examples of topics include the benefits of animal assisted interventions, how to assess animal behavior, ethics of animal research, and pet ownership for people who are experiencing homelessness. 


Relevant Virtual Events 

Ask the Expert: adVentures in Innovation
 Raymond Goodrich, PhD, will present My journey from academia to industry and back – lessons learned about innovation, pivots, startups, collaboration, and funding. He has worked in medical research for more than 29 years. He has been awarded over 50 patents and has co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts. 
Monday Monday October 11th | 12:00 pm MDT Register here 

Explore Careers in Physical Therapy Webinar 
Register for this webinar full of valuable tips and insights designed to help you understand and explore the career options open to you as you consider joining the next generation of PTs and PTAs by pursuing a career in physical therapy. 
Register here
Thursday October 14th | 4:00 pm MDT 

Applying to Medical School as an International Student 
This virtual information session will include a brief 30-minute presentation by an international admissions experts and will provide opportunities to learn more about: Applying to Saint George's University School of Medicine, Requirements for admission, SGU’s application timelineMentoring opportunities, Creating a strong application and bolstering your resumé. Register here
Thursday October 14th | 4:00 pm MDT

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 here
Thursday October 21st | 5:00 pm MDT  

Admissions Workshop: Making your Best Application 
The School of Pharmacy Office of Admissions will break down the different components of the admissions process, the PharmCAS application, and tips on how to make your application competitive. PharmD students will lead breakout room sessions on personal statement and mock interviews. Register here
Thursday October 21st | 1:00 - 3:00pm MDT 


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

Rams for the B.A.B.Y. Foundation Club
This club organizes a CSU volunteer base for an organization that provides financial assistance to families with children with medical issues. It is a great way to get volunteer hours, leadership roles, learn a little bit about medical insurance, and work with medical professionals. Email them here.
Next meeting: Thursday October 14th | 6:00 pm | Clark C248  

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

Campus Connections is recruiting mentors 
Enroll in a 3-credit service-learning course and serve as a mentor to local youth (ages 10-18).
Priority deadline: October 21

Occupational Therapy (OTD) Open House
Pacific University is offering is a wonderful opportunity to further explore a career in Occupational Therapy and their 3-year OTD program. This is a great opportunity to learn more about their program, meet an admissions counselor, interact with current students, faculty and staff, and ask any questions you may have! Register here
Tuesday October 26th | 7:00- 9:00pm MDT


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. 
ednesday October 13th | 3:00-4:00pm MDT

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
hursday October 14th | 3:00-4:00pm MDT


Relevant Opportunities for Pre-Vet Students

My Heroes Hippotherapy
This company is actively recruiting volunteers. Please checkout their website for more information.

Vet Teaching Hospital (VTH) Neurology Clinical Trials Department
Recruiting dogs with frequent seizures for an exciting study investigating the effect of different doses of CBD on epileptic dogs. The dog must have more than one seizure per month, be on at least one anti-seizure medication, and be otherwise healthy. Learn more, and complete a survey to express interest here.


Relevant Volunteer Opportunities

See My Heroes posting above

Volunteer to tutor with Smart Reach 
Smart is a non-profit tutoring service dedicated to promoting educational achievement for underrepresented K-12 students across the country. To volunteer, you can visit their website


Relevant Job Opportunities

Unpaid/Underpaid Internship Support Program
The Career Center is excited to announce the application for the Unpaid/Underpaid Internship Support Program is now live to support Spring 2022 internships. These awards of up to $4,000 are meant to help remove financial barriers preventing a student from participating in an internship. Learn more here
Application deadline: Wednesday December 1st

Service Year Opportunity 
Casa de Esperanza seeks applicants for the Hands of Hope Service Year Program, an ideal gap year opportunity for pre-med/pre-health students. They provide residential foster care to children (ages 0-6) who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV. Visit this website for a complete description, and apply here


Newsletter(s) of the Week

Latino Medical Student Association Members Share Advice for Future Physicians - AAMC