Week of December 17th, 2018

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
– Winston Churchill


 Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities

Health Professions Advising is offering In Person and Live Online
Kaplan MCAT Prep Spring 2019!

The In Person option will meet for 12 sessions January 29th through April 9th in Canvas Stadium 1207. The class will meet Tuesdays 5-8pm and two Thursdays (also 5-8pm): March 28th and April 4th. The Live Online option gives students the ability to choose a virtual class that fits their schedule.
To learn more and to register click here!
You may also apply for a scholarship to pay for part of the cost due to documented financial hardship. Apply here!

Save the Date:
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Fair at CSU on 2/20/19
CU School of Pharmacy Brown Bag Lunch and Learn at CSU on 2/7/19


Entrance Exam Prep, Interview Prep, and Scholarships:

Kaplan Rapid Review Live for GRE Math
December 15th and 16th | Sign up Here

Kaplan GRE Prep Subscription
Self paced prep | Sign up Here


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:

University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program
This program supports undergraduate students who are interested in cardiovascular research. Any undergraduate student who is currently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is eligible to apply for this opportunity, with preference given to those students interested in a career in research. The application is open now until January 31st, 2019. More information about the program and the application can be found here!

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


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


Articles of the Week

- How Professionals of Color Say They Counter Bias at Work from the NY Times
- How to Train for a Marathon -- or the MCAT Exam from the AAMC