Week of December 10th, 2018

"Strive for progress, not for perfection."
- Unknown


 Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities

Reminder: Pre-screening applications for the UC Health Volunteer Program are due December 14th, 2018 to Health Professions Advising in order to be considered for this opportunity. 

Save the Date:
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Fair at CSU on 2/20/19
CU School of Pharmacy Presentation at CSU on 2/7/19


Entrance Exam Prep, Interview Prep, and Scholarships:

Applications are now open on RamWeb for the CSU Reisher and/or Puksta Scholarships. These are two prestigious renewable scholarships that support highly motivated, hard-working students with a passion for volunteering. If this sounds like you, please visit the CSU Collaborative for Student Achievement website at to learn more and apply. If you have questions please email Katharine.Wormus@ColoState.edu.

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Work and Volunteer Opportunities

CSU Health Network Pharmacy Clerk/Cashier Position
Two positions are open and those with a health-focused major are encouraged to apply. Learn more by contacting the pharmacy department here.

OneUSDA Internship Opportunity for Summer 2019
Learn more here | Applications are due January 18th, 2019. Apply here!

Volunteer this June at Camp Wapiyapi - A summer camp for children facing pediatric cancer! Spend a week having fun and changing lives in beautiful Woodland Park, CO!
Applications open January 15th | Create your volunteer profile here!
For more information click here or email campregistration@wapiyapi.org


Opportunities for Pre-Human Heath Students:

The Undergraduate Pre-Health Program (UPP) at CU Anchutz
This program is offered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with Kaiser Permanente with the goal of increasing the number of historically underrepresented individuals in healthcare professions. It’s a rigorous program (13 months) for undergraduate pre-health students. The program starts next summer 2019, and ends with a paid full-time internship the following summer 2020. Click here for more details and to apply!

The Brown University Gateways to Medicine, Healthcare, and Research Program
This program offers a masters degree or a certificate | Learn more here!

Baltimore Health Immersion 2019 Summer Program
Application deadline is February 25th, 2019 | Learn more and apply here!

Cal State Fullerton's Full-Time Two-Year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
This program provides the required coursework for non-science majors to attend medical, dental, veterinary, optometry, PA, PT or pharmacy school. Application opens January 2nd, 2019. Apply here!

Columbia University Post-Baccalaureate Program Online Information Session
Register here | Learn more about the program here

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Online Information Session
Tuesday, December 11th | Register and learn more here!

George Washington University Post Bacc Pre-Medicine Program
Applications are now being accepted for May 2019 | Learn more here!

The Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology BS, BS/MS, and MS programs and careers
Learn more about the programs here | Learn more about careers here


Opportunities for Pre-Veterinarian Students:

Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital Part-Time Boarding Representative
Join the busy two doctor AAHA-accredited small animal veterinary hospital and boarding facility. 
They are looking for a motivated team player with excellent client communication skills and a passion for helping pets! Main job responsibilities include caring for boarding dogs and cats, cleaning, and assisting veterinary staff. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Please respond to Karie at Khmadlewisgvvh@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume and references to be considered for this position.

Horse Leasing opportunity in Colorado Springs 
Contact Amber Lenze (alenze@rams.colostate.edu) for details

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Online Undergraduate Courses
Courses geared towards students who are interested in vet med will be offered in the Spring of 2019 and students who are at other colleges can sign up for these courses! The three courses are focused on the dog (contact pmlarkin@ufl.edu for more info), the horse (contact pmlarkin@ufl.edu for more info), and aquatic wildlife health issues (contact ivlarkin@ufl.edu for more info). Registration is open now!


Articles of the Week

- 5 Ways to Gain Experience Without Shadowing from the AAMC
- Important Lessons Patients Teach from the AAMC