Health Professions Advising Office

Enrichment Year Opportunities

Medical Programs: Search which Post-bacc programs fits you the best by searching through this database.

https://apps.aamc.org/postbac/#/index

Dental  Programs: Search the ADEA database to become familiar with all the post bacc programs available for pre-dental students.

http://www.adea.org/GoDental/Application_Prep/Preparing_for_Dental_School/Postbaccalaureate_Programs.aspx

Internships for Gap Year’s: This website allows you to navigate through any profession from nursing to dentistry. This opportunity allows you to gain insight on your future professions while experiencing many opportunities.  

https://www.gapmedics.com/programs/predentistry-internships/

Possible Jobs for Gap Year: Put your degree to good use and find a job during your gap year. This site allows you to search for jobs by degree, area of interest, etc.

https://www.monster.com/

Health Communications Internship Program: This website allows to learn about gaining internship experience with the  National Cancer Institute (NCI), which is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. https://hcip.nci.nih.gov/

American Cancer Society Internships: The internship program at the American Cancer Society provides an opportunity for people to make a difference as they gain valuable hands-on experience in the non-profit sector and a greater understanding of the Society’s mission.

http://www.internships.com/internships-at-american-cancer-society.html

Pfizer Lab Internships: Pfizer, the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company is offering several laboratory internships in fields of chemistry, microbiology, and physical sciences. http://pfizercareers.com/student-programs

Medical Electives and Healthcare Volunteers: Get hands-on experience working on a medical placement in India, Nepal or Sri Lanka. They offer medical electives abroad to pre-med and medical students of any medical discipline, so that you can put your skills into practice, learn new skills along the way, and broaden your horizons through the power of immersive travel. http://volunteeringjourneys.com/medical-volunteers/

Medical Spanish Immersion Program: This website allows to learn about the medical program at Tico Lingo, which is designed for just that; to get you speaking and connecting with all of your patients on a level you never thought possible. http://www.ticolingo.com/programs/medical-spanish-immersion-program

Gap Medics: Pre-health programs: Gap Medics is a specialist company dedicated to arranging pre-health shadowing programs for students applying to medical school, nursing school, and other health degree programs. https://www.gooverseas.com/program/14614/lead

African Impact Medical and Health Care Programs: Volunteers in these healthcare projects are involved in clinic assistance, home-based care, HIV/AIDS volunteer projects, education and awareness, medical treatment observations and healthcare education. http://www.africanimpact.com/volunteer-projects/medical-hiv-aids?utm_source=African%20Impact%20Medical%20and%20Healthcare%20Programs&utm_medium=Visit%20Site&utm_campaign=Go%20Overseas

Summer Internship Programs and Opportunities:

AAMC Summer Program Database: This database contains almost all available programs from pharmacy to dental, ideal search for any health field.

https://services.aamc.org/summerprograms/

Exploring Health Careers: If you are not sure of what career field you would like to go into, this page lets you navigate through all health fields from Allied Health Professions to Veterinary Medicine allowing you to fit the one that fits you best.

http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/home

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program:If you are a freshman or sophomore you are eligible to apply for this free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.

http://www.shpep.org/

Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences for 2017: (Pre-med only): Research experience for undergraduates students where students get plenty of research experience and paid for their participation in all programs listed within this site.

https://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm

Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5517&from=fund