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2024 Summer Enrichment Program

Since the late 1970's the UMass Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) has been the home to the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP). This highly structured four-week, residential program is solely funded by UMass Chan.  The goals of the program are to help participants improve their qualifications and competitive standings for admission to professional, graduate, and/or medical school and to increase the diversity of the Massachusetts healthcare workforce. Participants must be college Sophomores and Juniors from groups under-represented in Biomedical Research, Biotechnology, and health professions (BBHP) in the commonwealth or from disadvantaged backgrounds. Participants must be Massachusetts residents who are U.S. citizens or those with Permanent Resident status and who have graduated from a Massachusetts high school and preferably attending a Massachusetts college or university.

 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Internship

AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

AAMC's ongoing list of undergraduate student research opportunities hosted by universities and medical institutions throughout the United States. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med

Administrative Assistant for Direct Primary Care Medical Practice (HIV Prevention & Treatment and Gay Men’s Health) in Greenwich Village, NYCTitle

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for welcoming and providing incredible customer service to
our patients, taking charge of extremely detailed and confidential administrative tasks, and assisting
the doctor with the multifaceted challenges of the healthcare industry.

We are the first Direct Primary Care micropractice in NYC. The core value of our practice is the primacy
of the doctor-patient relationship. You will work closely with the doctor in this small, friendly,
human-centered medical practice.

We specialize in HIV prevention & treatment and Gay Men’s health. The doctor has previously
volunteered with Doctors Without Borders, and has teaching appointments at Columbia and NYU Medical
schools. Dr. Vitt has been named a Top Doctor in NYC for the past 7 years in a row.

The position will provide a great mentoring opportunity for those interested in the healthcare/mental health
professions (pre-med, post-bacc, pre-nursing, pre-PA, pre-therapist/psychology/social work, studying for
MCATs or USMLEs, etc.), and will be an excellent resume builder for medical school/graduate school.
You will have a chance to see the doctor-patient relationship up-close. Our previous employees
have all been successful in achieving admission to medical school.
We are interested in hiring a graduating senior or recent college graduate who will be taking a gap
year prior to attending/applying to medical school or other healthcare/mental health graduate
school programs.

For more information about the practice, please visit www.drvitt.com

Essential Functions/Responsibilities
● Provide incredible customer service to every patient
● Greet and welcome patients to the office
● Maintain absolute patient confidentiality and discretion in accordance with professional
expectations as well as HIPAA policy
● Answer phone calls, emails, questions, etc. in a prompt and polite manner
● Manage patient scheduling, onboard new patients, and manage new patient inquiries
● Handle payments accurately and responsibly
● Enter patient information and scan, update, and file medical records accurately
● Communicate with patients, pharmacies, laboratories and other offices under doctor’s guidance
● Assist patients with coordination of care and navigation of the healthcare bureaucracy
● Coordinate laboratory specimens for send-out
● Help maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment
● Organize and maintain supplies
● Assist with appropriate clinical matters when necessary
● Assist with website content and possibly small research/writing projects
● Possibly assist with phlebotomy (blood-drawing)
Qualifications
● Interest in Gay Men’s Health and HIV Treatment and Prevention
● Interest in the healthcare/mental health professions (e.g. pre-med, post-bacc, pre-nursing,
pre-PA, pre-therapist/psychology/social work, etc.)
● Recent undergraduate degree in any field
● Friendly and can-do attitude with patients and coworkers, and a great sense of humor
● Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
● Detail-oriented, a flexible and adaptable team player, and the ability to work in a continuously
evolving environment
● Computer/IT proficiency
● Follow COVID-19 infection control precautions
● Be immunized against standard communicable diseases (including but not limited to
COVID-19 and Influenza) before starting the job
Benefits
● Opportunity to put your idealism into action by helping a historically medically underserved
community
● Resume-building opportunity to gain exposure to the healthcare profession
● Opportunity for pre-health mentoring
● Friendly and kind office environment
● Pay rate of $20 per hour or more, depending on candidate experience
● Paid time off
● Beautiful and historic Greenwich Village location
● Opportunity to study (MCAT/etc.) or work on professional school applications in the case
of occasional downtime


We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to, and do not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

  • Tracks: Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Full-time hours Monday through Friday. This is not a part-time position or a remote position.
    Target start date is June 1, 2023. The applicant will commit for approximately one year.
    Please email a resume and cover letter to us at office@drvitt.com
    Apply right away if interested. The process is extremely competitive.
    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Athletico Rehab Aide Opportunity

Winnetka Athletico location is in need of several rehab aides due to most of our current aides heading back to college. 

The rehab aide position provides a very valuable experience for any pre-healthcare student. There is a significant amount of patient interaction which is what most of the aides love about their position. We currently have several Northwestern students working as aides and it is fun to cheer on the wildcats in support of our team! It is a paid, part time position.

Our hours are 7am-8pm M-Th, 7 am-6:30 pm friday so we have several shifts to fill those hours. The hours are very flexible. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Physical Therapy, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Anyone who is interested can email  kathleen.christell@athletico.com or apply on our Athletico website and search rehab aide Winnetka!

CFAAR Scholars Program

The CFAAR Scholars Program is a 6-week paid internship opportunity that affords undergraduate, graduate, and medical students an opportunity to strengthen their skills in epidemiological, clinical, and community-based research topics. Students will attend weekly didactic sessions to learn from and be in conversation with CFAAR faculty, staff, and research collaborators.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Contact: kailin.potter@northwestern.edu

Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS)

An annual event held each spring that allows undergraduates from 6 leading Chicago area universities - University of Chicago, Loyola University, Northwestern University, DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the University of Illinois at Chicago - to present their research results in a professional setting.

  • Tracks: All
  • Location: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Start: April 2021

Cleveland Clinic MOST Fellowship

The Cleveland Clinic Foundations Clinical Post-baccalaureate program is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Cohort through April 30th! In partnership with Stanford University, the MOST Fellowship is a 12 month program designed to provide exceptional clinical experience and professional development to students while strengthening their applications to Medical school, PA school, and other health care programs. Students in our program act as a Medical Scribe in clinic with a Physician Mentor. The most recent MOST Fellowship cohort had an 88% acceptance rate into medical school. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Clinical Medical Assistant Gap Opportunity

This is a clinical internship/mentorship/sponsorship being offered in a private ophthalmology practice on the Upper East Side of New York City. Our practice specializes in Laser Vision Correction surgery, the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction, blepharitis, ocular rosacea, environmental allergies, and demodex.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send a cover letter and your curriculum vitae to drjmuller@mullermd.com

Clinical Research Assistant

Dr. Scott D. Martin is currently inviting pre-medical students and graduates to apply for a Clinical Research Assistant position in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a Harvard teaching hospital.
This is an extremely competitive position that is awarded to two to three (2-3) recent college graduates or current graduate students who have demonstrated a keen interest in orthopaedics and are competitive candidates for medical school.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Clinical Research Assistant

Dr. Singh, MD (Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical
Center) is searching for motivated pre-medical students to work full-time in the capacity of a research assistant. Our
team will be composed of 2 clinical research coordinators/fellows, 2 research assistants, as well as Dr. Singh and his
clinical staff. We are looking for hardworking, self-motivated, and honest people for this position.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Volunteer
  • Contact: Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be offered on a rolling basis. For more information, contact:
    spine.rush.research@gmail.com

Clinical Research Assistant

Dr. Singh, MD (Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical
Center) is searching for motivated pre-medical students to work full-time in the capacity of a research assistant. Our team will be composed of 2 clinical research coordinators/fellows, 2 research assistants, as well as Dr. Singh and his clinical staff. We are looking for hardworking, self-motivated, and honest people for this position.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Clinical Research Assistant

Dr. Singh, MD (Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical
Center) is searching for motivated pre-medical students to work full-time in the capacity of a research assistant. Our team will be composed of 2 clinical research coordinators/fellows, 2 research assistants, as well as Dr. Singh and his clinical staff. We are looking for hardworking, self-motivated, and honest people for this position.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Interested candidates should send a brief Cover Letter, CV/resume, and expected starting date to
    <spine.rush.research@gmail.com>. Please include your first and last name and "Clinical Research Assistant" in the subject line.

Clinical Research Coordinator

The Center for Women’s Mental Health is a clinical and research program within the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Our Program is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with female reproductive function. The Center provides a range of clinical services to women which include consultation regarding the use of psychiatric medications during pregnancy, treatment for postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, treatment for premenstrual syndrome, and treatment of menopause related mood and anxiety symptoms, sleep disorders, and hot flashes. The goal of our research division is to examine a wide range of questions which affect the lives of women with psychiatric conditions. Our research projects mirror the span of our Center’s clinical expertise.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job

Clinical Research Coordinator

The Greicius Lab at Stanford University invites applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator. This will be a joint position in which applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside another Clinical Research Coordinator to gain research experience in genetics. Successful applicants will gain first-hand experience in data collection, processing, and analysis in a diverse laboratory setting. The Greicius Lab seeks to investigate neurodegenerative disorders with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s Disease. We use genetics and neuroimaging methodologies to search for genetic variants that protect older healthy controls from developing Alzheimer’s Disease or variants that increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease in younger cases. We now have a dataset of 400+ long-read sequencing (LRS) genomes and are processing 500+ new African-ancestry long-read genomes, hoping to discover novel structural variants related to Alzheimer’s Disease. The ideal candidate will have an interest in a variety of topics including genetics, biology, and different neurodegenerative diseases (i.e. Parkinson’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia). The Clinical Research Coordinator position entails the management of administrative responsibilities as well as hands-on involvement in research projects with a potential to contribute to publications. This position requires high attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and organizational prowess. Experience with data management, especially using REDCap, is strongly preferred. Knowledge of basic programming (i.e. Python, R) and the UNIX environment is ideal but not required. Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology, or related field is desirable. A minimum commitment of two years is highly desired. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to Kennedy Williams (kleigh@stanford.edu), with “CRC Application” as the subject. Applicants should also be prepared to send in two letters of recommendation upon request.

Duties include:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through close-out.
  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies.
  • Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing.
  • Collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects. Manage research project databases, develop flow sheets and other study related documents, and complete study documents/case report forms.
  • Ensure compliance with research protocols, and review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with source documents. Prepare regulatory submissions, and ensure institutional Review Board renewals are completed.
  • Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact.
  • Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management staff.
  • Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits.

* - Other duties may also be assigned As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Contact: Kennedy Williams, kleigh@stanford.edu

Clinical Research Coordinator

This full-time position is best suited for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a career in
medicine. The applicant should have a strong academic record; must be creative, self-driven, and reliable; and must be motivated to learn. A background in statistics is useful but not necessary. The position offers the opportunity for education and hands-on learning in the medical field.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Clinical Research Coordinator

This full-time position is best suited for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a career in
medicine. The applicant should have a strong academic record; must be creative, self-driven, and reliable; and must be motivated to learn. A background in statistics is useful but not necessary. The position offers the opportunity for education and hands-on learning in the medical field.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Clinical Technician

The Precision Neuromodulation Clinic (PNC) at the Palo Alto VA is offering a paid, in-person position as a clinical technician. Responsibilities of this position include delivering transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatments under the supervision of senior clinicians to patients with psychiatric conditions, administration of symptom scales, entry of electronic medical records notes, administrative duties, and assisting in implementing quality and process improvement projects. The position requires strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients, as well as to coordinate care with a multi-disciplinary clinical team, the ability to multi-task, and strong motivation to help patients with different forms of mental illness. The position is ideal for a recent college graduate who would like to gain hands-on experience working with patients in preparation for attending medical school or other allied health professional school. Students who have majored in psychology and related disciplines are particularly encouraged to apply. The attending physicians at our clinic are dually appointed Stanford University School of Medicine professors. This is a full time, full benefits position.

 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send a cover letter, CV and at least two references from prior work experiences to Dr. Jong Yoon, jhyoon1@stanford.edu.

Connections for the Homeless Volunteer Opportunity

Connections for the Homeless in Evanston is offering volunteer opportunities for undergraduate students interested in the health professions.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Dermatology Gap Year Program

Dr. Bruce Glassman, a Dermatologist in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking gap year students beginning late
spring and early summer 2024 to serve as medical assistants in his office ten minutes from downtown
Washington, DC. This is ONE OF THE LARGEST BRIDGE-YEAR PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY and presents
a unique and competitive opportunity to gain tremendous medical experience alongside a group of
peers interested in pursuing a career in medicine. The program will be celebrating its 20th year of
mentoring and educating future health professionals in a vibrant and cohesive healthcare environment.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Internship

Application Deadline: All applications must be received by Sunday, March 3rd at 11:59 pm EST. Students with the strongest application will be invited for a virtual interview via Zoom.

Early submission of applications is strongly encouraged. Although students may apply for an internship position in more than one division, they may not accept more than one internship position.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Internship

Full- Time Research Coordinators

The goal of our research group is to understand causes and advance novel, personalized treatment approaches for fragile X syndrome and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Our current laboratory and clinic-based research projects focus on human biomarker development as well as increasing successful outcomes through clinical research and treatment in young children, youth and adults impacted by fragile X and related disorders.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: craig.erickson@cchmc.org 

Hands of Hope with Casa de Esperanza

Casa de Esperanza seeks applicants for the Hands of Hope Service Year Program, a gap year opportunity for pre-med/pre-health students.  Casa de Esperanza provides residential foster care to children ages birth through six who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV. For a complete description, visit the Hands of Hope program website. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Public Health
  • Position Type: Paid Internship
  • Contact: Darean Talmade dtalmadge@casahope.org 

Kellogg Paid Research Participation Opportunities

The Kellogg School of Management provides paid opportunities for Northwestern students or community members to participate in various aspects of the research and teaching processes. If you are interested in submitting your application for upcoming research assistant or teaching assistant opportunities, please take the following survey. The information you provide in your application will be kept confidential within the Kellogg School of Management and will be subject to the Kellogg School's privacy policy. When or if an opportunity arises that matches your experience, we will notify you from our email RATAmatch@kellogg.northwestern.edu.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

MCAT Tutor Position

MedSchoolCoach, the nation’s leader in MCAT preparation, is actively seeking tutor candidates! We are looking for individuals who are bright, dynamic and engaging, preferably with teaching or tutoring experience (TA experience is great!). Candidates must have taken the MCAT within the past 3 years, and achieved a score of 130 or higher in at least two sections of the exam. Our pay is very competitive ($45.00 per hour, with opportunities for raises and bonuses) and scheduling is flexible. This is a fantastic job for students looking to earn some extra money while doing something rewarding and fun.

MC Community Health Worker 

Under supervision, visits individuals and families in their homes, in shelters or other similar places to provide basic community outreach services and to assist with social interventions necessary in coping with a new diagnosis. 

May interact with individuals and families at the bedside in the hospital to enroll in community outreach services. Once enrolled, primary communication with patients may be telephonic, face to face or via written material. Community Health Workers will work closely with medical providers, primary care teams and other agencies to improve patient care.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

Medical Assistant

We are a growing dermatology practice seeking a Dermatology Medical Assistant and Patient Ambassador to aid with patient care duties including scheduling appointments, escorting patients, documentation in the electronic medical record, and assisting in patient visits and dermatology surgical procedures (including dermatologic surgery, Mohs surgery, cutaneous reconstruction, laser procedures, and cosmetic dermatology procedures). In this vital role, a successful candidate will act as an ambassador of the practice to patients.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Medical Career Design Fellowship

The Division of Orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) funds a select number of Medical Career Design (MCD) Fellowships to allow recent college graduates the opportunity to explore many aspects of a medical career — research, clinical practice, education, advocacy and leadership.
Each MCD fellow spends two years as an essential member of our research and clinical teams, mentored by our thought-leading faculty from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. CHOP’s Division of Orthopaedics was ranked #1 in the country by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Medical Missionaries Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Global Health

Offers two recent college graduates planning on entering medical school the opportunity to gain experience in health care delivery in a developing country. Applications are accepted annually.

Medical Missionaries Volunteering

A non-profit, non-religiously affiliated organization dedicated to providing health care to under-served communities worldwide regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental
  • Location: Various
  • Position Type: Volunteer
  • Start: Opportunities available on an ongoing basis
  • Contact: info@medicalmissionaries.org, (703)335-1800

Medical Practice Assistant

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is part of Mass General Brigham, a single, integrated health care system that consists of 16 member institutions that encompass a range of health care organizations. In addition to our academic medical centers, these include top-tier specialty hospitals, community hospitals, a rehabilitation network, a health insurance plan, a physician network, a teaching organization and many locations for urgent and community care.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job

Medical Student Pride Alliance Internship

Medical Student Pride Alliance (MSPA) is seeking a pre-med intern to help continue work on the LGBTQ+ Equity Report Card. This project aims to assess equity and inclusion of LGBTQ+ students at various medical schools. This role will involve data collection, data analysis, and creating a summary report and requires a minimum commitment of 1 year. The ideal candidate is passionate about LGBTQ+ inclusion and representation in medicine and is comfortable working with remote teams. Please fill out the National Leadership Team Application if interested.

NEUROBEHAVIORAL TREATMENT DISCOVERY LAB

The goal of our research group is to understand causes and advance novel, personalized
treatment approaches for fragile X syndrome and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Our
current laboratory and clinic-based research projects focus on human biomarker development
as well as increasing successful outcomes through clinical research and treatment in young
children, youth and adults impacted by fragile X and related disorders.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: craig.erickson@cchmc.org

Northwestern Undergraduate Research Journal (NURJ)

Northwestern research journal is dedicated to the publication of original undergraduate research in all disciplines, including the sciences and social sciences.

  • Tracks: All
  • Start: Taking submissions on an ongoing basis

Northwestern University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program (NU-MHRT)

The Northwestern University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program (NU-MHRT), directed by Melissa A. Simon, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, provides health disparities research training experiences to minority and other underrepresented students and trainees at the undergraduate through postdoctoral levels in order to prepare and enhance the next generation of scientists committed to research for improving minority health and reducing health disparities.

Trainees can focus their research and skill development in any aspect of interest that advances health equity, including but not limited to basic, translational, clinical, and population science. Research theme areas can include women’s health, cancer, health care quality and patient-centered outcomes (PCOR), chronic diseases, global health, mental health, etc.

This full-time training program is available for the following trainee levels:

  • Undergraduate (Juniors and seniors working towards a bachelor's degree)
  • Post-baccalaureate (individuals with a bachelor’s degree; can include people with or working toward a master's degree)
  • Predoctoral Scholars
  • Postdoctoral Scholars
Visit the NU-MHRT website to learn more about program eligibility, duration, anticipated deliverables, monthly stipends, exclusions, and application requirements for each of these trainee levels. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Start: Applications are accepted annually.
  • Contact: Samantha Alonis: samantha.alonis@northwestern.edu 

Ophthalmology/Oculoplastics and Orthopedic Surgery Internship in Santa Monica

As an intern for both Dr. Cynthia Boxrud and Dr. Scott Powell, you will learn about ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery under Dr. Boxrud, and orthopedic surgery under Dr. Powell. Interns will be able to observe oculoplastic, ophthalmic, and orthopedic surgeries upon request and clearance with the physicians. This internship ensures you collaborate with the physicians by spending time with each patient, taking comprehensive histories to ensure the physicians address their concerns, and learning to advocate for patients by submitting prior authorizations for prescriptions, physical therapy, and imaging. Interns learn to interpret x-rays and MRIs, observe sterile techniques in the operating room, and participate in research projects.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Paid Internship

PADlab - Summer 2023 RA Position

The Personality Across Development Lab is looking for research assistants for the 2023 Summer quarter. Dr. Tackett is researching personality development in various demographics as it pertains to externalizing disorders, self-regulation, personality disorders, leadership, entrepreneurship, and more. This opportunity would be great for those considering clinical work, medical school, graduate school, or Ph.D. research programs in the future. Please take a look at the flyer for more information on requirements and other lab details. If you're interested, please feel free to apply at our website with the link provided in the flyer by 5/26!

 

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Part-Time Research Assistant

Our team is currently seeking a student interested in participating in the development and testing of future generations of novel, real-time surgical tools. Applicants should have a strong interest in the surgical sciences and preclinical testing and should be a self-motivated team player who completes independent tasks and meets deadlines. Additionally, applicants should have a passion for medical research and the development of medical devices.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job

Pediatric Clinical Research Summer Internship Programs in NY 

CCMC’s Summer internship program has grown steadily since 2012 based on the extraordinary feedback from past interns and the equally positive experience that clinical faculty have experienced while working with bright, highly talented, and motivated students.

For students who are applying to medical school, information about Summer (and Gap Year) research internship opportunities can be found at www.CCMC-Internships.com. 

Students may apply for an internship position in any or all of these 7 pediatric sub-specialty areas. The application deadline for the Summer internships is Sunday, March 3rd.  Students are strongly encouraged to apply early since interviews will be offered on a rolling basis for some programs.   Applicants will be notified of their application status by mid-late March or early April.  Questions specifically regarding this announcement can be directed to AAdesman@northwell.edu.  

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Internship

Polish-speaking medical assistant

Full-time, Polish-speaking medical assistant(s). Currently have ten happy assistants in my clinic, and they are all pre-professional! Three of them have gotten acceptances to medical or PA school, so we are in need of a couple more folks.

Pay:$21 - $22/ hr 

40 hours a week - PTO and Sick Days 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact:  Joanna "Asia" Jaros, MD - 773-763-6000

Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program

The IRTA program provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the NIH. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

  • Tracks: All
  • Location: Various U.S. cities
  • Start: No fixed start date

Psychiatry Clinic Staff Position

The Precision Neuromodulation Clinic (PNC) at the Palo Alto VA is offering a paid, in-person position as a clinical technician. Responsibilities of this position include delivering transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatments under the supervision of senior clinicians to patients with psychiatric conditions, administration of symptom scales, entry of electronic medical records notes, administrative duties, and assisting in implementing quality and process improvement projects. The position requires strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients, as well as to coordinate care with a multi-disciplinary clinical team, the ability to multi-task, and strong motivation to help patients with different forms of mental illness. The position is ideal for a recent college graduate who would like to gain hands-on experience working with patients in preparation for attending medical school or other allied health professional school. Students who have majored in psychology and related disciplines are particularly encouraged to apply. The attending physicians at our clinic are dually appointed Stanford University School of Medicine professors. This is a full time, full benefits position.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Physician Assistant, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send a cover letter, CV and at least two references from prior work experiences to Dr. Jong Yoon, jhyoon1@stanford.edu.

Research Assistants and Clinical Research Assistants Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York

Research Assistant positions will be available at the Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) starting the summer of 2022. Tisch MSRCNY is an independent research center in New York City under the direction of Saud A. Sadiq, MD. The mission of Tisch MSRCNY is to find the cause and cure for multiple sclerosis through a multidisciplinary approach incorporating the fields of immunology, molecular biology, stem cell biology, neuroscience, and clinical translational research. The Tisch MSRCNY is closely affiliated with the International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice, creating a unique environment designed to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.

Open positions include (1) Laboratory Research Assistant and (2) Clinical Research Assistant. Ideal candidates for this educational opportunity are students who have recently completed their undergraduate education and seek a rewarding experience in a biomedical research program before attending graduate or medical school. Research Assistants work under the direct supervision of a principal investigator.

All research positions are full-time and in-person, not remote. Tisch MSRCNY follows strict COVID-19 protocols to ensure the safety of all staff. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If interested, please send a cover letter, CV (must include your GPA), and the names of three references to researchjobs@tischms.org. Please specify “Research Assistant Application” in the e-mail.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Physical Therapy, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Location: New York City
  • Position Type: Job
  • Start: Summer 2022
  • Contact: researchjobs@tischms.org

Research Data Associate

Join NIH-funded multi-disciplinary team focused on understanding the effects of
“long-haul” Covid on the human heart. The study aim is to correlate quantitative MRI microscopy
with histology on human heart autopsy specimens. These data will represent the most
advanced quantitative MRI data ever collected on the human heart. Results may help us better
predict and prevent adverse outcomes in individual patients after moderate or severe Covid
infections.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: If interested, please send CV with 2 personal references to Dr. Timothy Shepherd
    timothy.shepherd@nyulangone.org

Rural Health Experience

What to Expect as a RHE Student:

·  Shadowing experiences in multiple hospital departments including but not limited to EMT/ER, medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, social work and behavioral health, public health, and laboratory and technical specialists

·  Shadowing experiences within the local community at clinics and/or health departments

·  Meetings with administration and observations of inter-professional team meetings, when available

The experience is scheduled between 3 – 5 days. The schedule will be dependent on healthcare staff availability at the healthcare organizations in the community.

 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Public Health
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Scribe America Part-time & Full-time Positions

The central role of the Medical Scribe is to relieve the physician of clerical or secretarial duties; thus, allowing the physician to focus more directly on clinical care. The scribe observes the physician during patient encounters and performs documentation on the physician’s behalf. Under the direction of the physician, they enter information into the patient’s electronic or written chart. At the physician’s request, the scribe must be able to locate past medical records, prior lab/radiology results, or past visit histories for the physician to review. Additionally, within the EMR itself the scribe needs the ability to enter data into the chart on the physician’s behalf. All scribe-entered data is reviewed and authenticated by the physician. 

Qualifications:
-Must have a high school diploma or GED. Experience in the medical field is preferred
-Computer and typing skills are required 
-Familiarity with medical knowledge preferred 
-A responsible and mature individual with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Position type: Entry-level. Part-Time, typically 2-3 shifts per week. Full-time, 4-5 shifts per week. Average shift is between 8-12 hours. Hours will vary depending on location and specialty.
Visit the ScribeAmerica website to view open positions in your area. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Position Type: Job
  • Start: No fixed start date

Six-Week Interprofessional Preceptorship Program

The Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorship is a rural immersion program for health professions students. It is a six-week, paid, full-time shadowing opportunity set in a rural Illinois community.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Paid Internship

Somos Hermanos Gap Year Programs

Somos Hermanos programs are designed to equip participants with the language skills and cultural competency they need to provide high quality professional services to Latinos. Students are not required to have previous Spanish language experience before participating. The 5-month program is broken into three phases that entail a mix of one-on-one language instruction, community based volunteering and cultural activities. The program is open to anyone post undergraduate degree in the U.S. or Canada entering the health care profession (i.e. medical, nursing, therapist, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, public health, etc), entering the legal profession, social services, or education professions. For more information view the Somos Hermanos website. Applications are accepted annually. 

  • Tracks: All
  • Location: Guatemala & Mexico

Stanford CARE Scholars Research Program

The CARE Scholars Program is a year-long virtual program to train the next generation of leaders in Asian and Global Health in precision medicine techniques.  The program is anchored by a 9-week summer data science research immersion for vulnerable populations and provides Scholars with opportunity to work with Stanford faculty, to grow as researchers and leaders, and to publish their research (2 papers expected per team).   

Leveraging Stanford’s unique ecosystem, Stanford CARE Scholars receive intense mentoring around research methods, participate in over 50 seminars, learn to network, work with our Implementation Science Fellows, and learn to ask and answer critical questions in precision medicine.  This highly successful program is entering its 5th year.

We are looking for exceptional students with diverse perspectives and a passion for health equity.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Contact: Please contact our team with any questions at kmkim1@stanford.edu 

Storytelling and Medicine- Stanford School of Medicine Summer Scholar Program

The Stanford School of Medicine Summer Scholars Program in Medical Humanities and the Arts, is a 2-week summer immersion in storytelling and creative expression in health and medicine. It will be held both in-person and virtually via Zoom from June 17th to June 28th, 2024. The program will include a speaker series from world renowned writers, directors, and artists followed by an optional 6 weeks of small group mentorship to develop an individual final project. 

All final projects will be presented to a panelist of professional artists, writers and editors, and when applicable, supported to submit to publication. 

 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Paid Internship
  • Contact: Questions? Email: medicineandthemuse@stanford.edu

Summer Camp Opportunity EMT Certified Student

Summer camp opportunity for an EMT certified student. Northwestern Tennis Camp, Evanston campus, part-time, flexible hours. $25-$30 per hour. Need an EMT on site in case of an emergency. Camp is for kids aged 5-18. 

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Contact Jennifer Lutgert if interested. 773-495-6608, or j-lutgert@northwestern.edu

Summer Internship in Alzheimer’s Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine

The Greicius Lab at Stanford University is looking to hire a summer intern to work on the genetics of Alzheimer's disease. The intern will work closely with research assistants, students, postdoctoral fellows, and the principal investigator of the lab. The work will cover various aspects of genetic analyses ranging from database management to learning/writing code to statistical analysis and interpretation of results. Prior course work in genetics and experience with python, MATLAB, R, or REDCap is helpful but not required. Applicants from underrepresented minorities in medicine are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Contact: Interested candidates should email a CV/resume to Kennedy Williams (kleigh@stanford.edu), with “Summer Intern Application” as the subject. Applicants should also be prepared to send in two letters of recommendation upon request.

The Northwestern Network Mentorship Program

The Northwestern Network Mentorship Program, managed by the Northwestern Alumni Association, matches Northwestern alumni with current undergraduates and other alumni to form mentoring relationships. Among the Northwestern alumni registered in the network are medical doctors and other healthcare professionals, and many of them are willing to have a mentee shadow them in their workplace. Sign-up is available year-round. 

The Summer Program in Neuroscience (SPIN)

We are excited to announce that the Summer Program in Neuroscience (SPIN) has been awarded a prestigious federal grant that will allow us to offer a number of scholarships for SPIN 2024. Based on this news, we will offer a priority application deadline for February 16th, 2024. This is one month prior to the general application deadline of March 16th, 2024. Submission of the application by the priority deadline is not required for consideration of the scholarships. However, this will allow us sufficient time for the special attention we need to consider applications for these positions. The scholarships are centered on the recruitment of outstanding and talented individuals who are also diverse in numerous ways, including but not limited to their educational, social, immigration, cultural, linguistic, economic, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and in their life experiences

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Volunteer

VEG Scribes: Job Opportunity for Pre-Veterinary Students!

Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is revolutionizing the Veterinary Emergency experience. Our mission is to help people and their pets when they need it most. Emergency is our middle name. It’s all we do, so we do it best.

  • Tracks: Pre-Veterinary
  • Position Type: Job

Veronica Bernard Community Health Summer Undergraduate Scholar Internship 2024

Northwestern University’s Division of General Internal Medicine & Dr. Namratha Kandula are sponsoring the Veronica Bernard Community Health Summer Undergraduate Scholar Internship.

This 8-week paid internship opportunity affords one undergraduate student an environment where professional skills can be developed and where there is opportunity to observe, assist, and learn about community health research conducted by the Research Team led by Dr. Namratha Kandula MD, MPH.

Our team seeks to understand health, shape prevention, and inform policy to improve the health of South Asian Americans

Deadline: April 15th, 2024

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Paid Internship

Volunteer Opportunity for Pre-PT and Other Pre-Health Students

 NAPA is a pediatric therapy clinic located in Niles that offers intensive therapy programs along with weekly OT, PT, and ST services. We primarily treat children with cerebral palsy or other neurological disorders. Volunteers help with a variety of tasks around the clinic but are most needed to directly assist therapists during treatment session as an extra set of hands, or to support play during treatment sessions.

  • Tracks: Pre-Physical Therapy, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Volunteer