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Opportunities Databases

Volunteering Databases

  • Volunteer Match provides access to a wide variety of location-specific volunteer opportunities.

Fellowship and Research Databases

  • Global and Research Opportunities: Searchable database showcasing Northwestern University’s opportunities for international travel and learning, research experiences, fellowships and much more. You can also view the global and research interests of the University’s faculty and administrators.

Summer Programs Databases

  • AAMC - Summer Enrichment Programs: Search engine through the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) where students can search programs by state, focus (i.e. research, MCAT prep.), length of time, and institution.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

  • AmeriCorps: Offers opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve their community through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.
  • Teach for America: A national corps of recent college graduates and young professionals who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity.
  • Peace Corps
  • National Institutes of Health Post-Baccalaureate IRTA
  • City Year
  • ScribeAmerica  - Some students have found medical scribe jobs for their gap year(s) though this company.