Student Opportunities

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Student Opportunities are subject to a short review process to ensure all opportunities are applicable to pre-health students. Once reviewed, opportunities are then posted to the listing. Submissions are typically approved and posted within 5 business days if not sooner. For questions or changes to submitted events, please contact us.




Name of Opportunity: Illinois College of Optometry

Description: A week-long program that will expose URM students to the profession of optometry. You will observe in our clinic, take workshops & meet with various students, faculty & staff. There is no cost to participate in this program.

Type of Opportunity: 

Location: Illinois

Application Deadline: 05/31/2024

Program Link: https://www.ico.edu/focus-on-your-future


Name of Opportunity: RESEARCH EXPERIENCE to ACCELERATE CAREERS in HEALTHCARE [REACH] 2024:

Description: REACH is a paid 8-week summer experience providing URiM college students with research, shadowing, mentoring, and community-service opportunities.

Type of Opportunity: Clinical Research 

Location: North Carolina

Application Deadline: 03/31/2024

Program Link: https://redcap.link/reach-atrium-2024


Name of Opportunity: Nationally Accredited Medical Certifications for Pre-Health Students

Description: Online Medical Assistant Course – fast-track to a healthcare career. Externship and job placement. Instructor-led for success. Self-paced, Accredited.

Type of Opportunity: Pathway to clinical experience opportunities 

Location: Multi-state

Application Deadline: 01/31/2025

Program Link: https://learn.adclin.org/courses/CCMA


Name of Opportunity: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Internship Program

Description: OVERVIEW TUSPM Winter/Summer Internship Programs
Interns will attend workshops and seminars on podiatric medicine, as well as shadow and work with podiatric physicians in hospital, private practice and outpatient clinic settings.

Workshops and seminars will focus on topics such as:
• introduction to podiatric medicine;
• biomechanics and pathomechanics of the foot and ankle;
• foot screening and evaluation; and
• specialties in podiatric medicine (including
diabetes, sports injuries, surgery, pediatrics and wound care).
APPLYING
Prior to submitting application, students applying
much have completed 45 credit hours at an
undergraduate institution. In addition, they must
not have previously applied to a school of podiatric medicine.

Dates: January 2-5, 2024; June 7-14, 2024

REQUIREMENTS
Please complete and submit the online application. Students must submit the following materials by the deadline for each program.
• College transcript or grade report
• Resume**
• Essay indicating your interest in a career in health care/podiatric medicine
• Recommendation from a college faculty member indicating your interest in and aptitude for science and medicine.
Letter writers can send their letters as a pdf to tuspmadm@temple.edu
• MCAT (optional)
Each item should be a maximum of one typed page. Email all documents and recommendations, as a pdf to tuspmadm@temple.edu ** Resumes should include applicant’s preferred email address.

All documents should include applicant's name.
Note: There will be a $100 deposit due upon acceptance into the
internship program. This fee will be refunded upon completion of the program.

HOUSING
Housing will be provided locally for the internship program.
Interns are responsible for meals, travel and other
miscellaneous costs.

Type of Opportunity: Internship

Location: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Application Deadline: 

Program Link: https://podiatry.temple.edu/admissions/internship-programs


Name of Opportunity: CerviCusco

Description: CerviCusco (a Peruvian NGO), founded in 2008 by a US-based medical academician, is a health clinic located in the Andes Mountains of Peru.

We have provided meaningful global health experiences for more than 2,000 students. Individuals work alongside US academic and Peruvian physicians.

Type of Opportunity: Multiple experiences available including clinical research, shadowing and others

Location: Peru

Application Deadline: 

Program Link: http://www.cervicusco.org


Name of Opportunity: Immersive Pre-Health Shadowing Internships Abroad (PA, Nursing, Midwifery & Dentistry)

Description: Shadow doctors under mentorship & supervision in resourced deprived hospitals abroad & a chance to explore & volunteer in community outreach programs.

Type of Opportunity: Internship

Location: International

Application Deadline: 12/31/2024

Program Link: https://www.electiveafrica.com/programs/healthcare

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