Week of August 12th, 2019 

“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.”
Malala Yousafzai


Save the Date

Interview Workshop
The Health Professions Office, in conjunction with Career Services, will offer two Interview Workshops this fall. The workshops will cover preparation for the interview, types of interviews, and interview questions. They are designed to assist students in any health professions area: premed, pre-vet, pre dentistry, PT, OT, etc. You do not need to register/signup. 
Thursday, September 5th | 5-7pm | Stadium 1205

Drop-in Lunch & Learn with Reanna Untener, Admissions Counselor at Life University, Doctor of Chiropractic Program. Lunch provided!
Wednesday September 18
th | noon-1pm | Canvas Stadium Big South Conference Room (#202)

Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities 

Health Professions Club Opportunities:

*Meetings and important events are always listed on our hp.colostate.edu website under "events" at the bottom of the website as well.

Health Panel with Professionals in the Field:
September 10th | 6-7:30pm | Clark A 101

Premedica Meeting: For students interested in Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Physican Assistant (PA), or Nursing (RN)
September 11th | 6-7:30pm | Stadium 1205 

Rehabilitation Therapy Meeting: For students interested in Physical Therapy (DPT) or Occupational Therapy (OTD or MSOT/MOT)
September 24th | 6-7:15pm | Stadium 1204 and 1205

Pre-Vet Meeting: For students interested in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
September 4th | 5:30-6:30pm | Clark A 101

Pre-Dental: For students interested in Dentistry (DMD or DDS)
September 16th | 6-7pm | Stadium 1207

Pre-Optometry: For students interested in Optometry (OD)
Meetings for the Fall semester are coming soon!

Pre-Pharmacy: For students interested in Pharmaceutical Medicine (PharmD)
Meetings for the Fall semester are coming soon!

*If there is a health area that you are interested in that does not have a club reflected for it, please reach out to a Health Professions Advisor so we can suggest what club might be most applicable, another club on campus, or give you information on how to start a club if you are interested. 


Opportunities for Pre-Human Health Students:

The Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC) at CSU is seeking new student members for the fall semester!
The group meets monthly, and helps shape the services and strategy of the health network. The group is even involved with operations, like interviewing top-level candidates when they come to campus. It’s a great opportunity for any pre-health student. Please contact Joel Schwartzkopf (
joel.schwartzkopf@colostate.edu) if you’re interested in applying.

BioScience Mentorship Program
This mentor program pairs junior-senior level undergraduate students with professionals in the life science industry. The program runs over the course of the academic year for the purpose of professional development, hands-on interactions and networking with leaders in the field.
Application closes October 1st | Learn more and apply here!

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy no longer requires the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) for PharmD admission. This change is effective immediately. 
Application requirements, flexible interview options and financial incentives are part of changes approved for applicants submitting applications for fall 2020. Learn more here!


Opportunities for Pre-Veterinary Students:

Small Animal Internal Medicine Hourly Position
Work alongside the CSU Small Animal Internal medicine VTH  service as a veterinary and clinic assistant. Examples of duties include calling clients, filing paperwork, handling patients, and interfacing with the rest of the hospital under the supervision of the CSU Small Animal Internal Medicine veterinary team. Initially weekdays during business hours only but will evolve to some opportunities for the weekends too. To apply, email Shawna Lee your resume at shawna.lee@colostate.edu.


Article of the Week 

- Rabies Kills Tens of Thousands Yearly. Vaccinating Dogs Could Stop it from the New York Times
Guns and Public Health: Applying Preventive Medicine to a National Epidemic from CBS News