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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

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)
● 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
● Opportunity to put your idealism into action by helping a historically medically underserved
● 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
    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 or apply on our Athletico website and search rehab aide Winnetka!

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

Chief Research Associates

Looking for a significant clinical research experiencefor your gap year(s) between college and health professional school? Want to “jump start” your career in ways those going directly from college to health professional school can’t possibly do?

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

Clinic Assistant/Ophthalmic Technician Gap Year Position at Grassi Retina

Grassi Retina is an ophthalmology clinic in Naperville, IL, specializing in medical retina care. We are looking for a Clinic Assistant/Ophthalmic Technician to join our team! Duties include working with each patient from start to finish during their visit, collecting all clinical information requested by Dr. Grassi (such as medical histories), entering information into our electronic records (medical scribing), testing patients' eye pressure and vision, explaining procedures/treatments/diagnoses to patients and their families, communicating with referring physicians' offices, and other responsibilities as needed.

Seniors and recent graduates who are majoring in a pre-health field and wish to gain experience in a healthcare setting are encouraged to apply. We will train from the ground up to our specifications. Applicants must be detail oriented, professional, and have good communication skills. Clinic days are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Hours variable but are often around 8am to 4:30pm, depending on the daily schedule and patient volume. On call hours are required occasionally. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send a resume and cover letter to Salary is commensurate with experience, ability, and education level. 

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

Dental Assistant

General Dental Office looking to hire dental assistants to work part-time and Saturdays. Willing to train motivated students who are interested in the healthcare profession.  Pre-dental students are especially welcomed.  Chairside clinical dental assisting and some administrative duties.  Positions available starting June 2023.

Located at the COS Building by Evanston Hospital, right next to the CTA Central Ave, Purple Line Train Station.  Close to Northwestern University Campus.

 Hourly wage $15 and up, commensurate with duties and responsibilities.  Please send resume and cover letter (introducing yourself) via email or fax.  Must have US work visa and good English language skills.  

  • Tracks: Pre-Dental
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact:

Feinberg School of Medicine Research Study Coordinator

Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine is looking for full-time (Monday-Friday) research study coordinators to begin work following graduation (or to begin part-time work now and transition to full-time later). Research experience is not required. 

 The position involves assisting with a variety of clinical research tasks including data collection, data entry, and study recruitment. Research coordinators will work at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with study participants.  We are looking for dedicated, hard-working, conscientious individuals who work well in a team and can work comfortably with older men and women who have ongoing medical problems.  The position pays $20/hour.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: If you are interested, please send your CV and cover letter to Kathryn Domanchuk(

Full-Time Clinical Research Assistant

Dr. Ronak Patel is a double board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. While providing expertise in knee and shoulder injuries, he also has an avid interest in research and improving the field of Sports Medicine.  As a clinical research assistant, you will be responsible for maintaining a surgical database as well as assisting with the formulation and writing of research studies. You will be involved in patient phone calls for follow up as well as collection of consent forms.  This position offers the opportunity to be a co-author on a number of peer-reviewed journal publications. It also offers excellent exposure to a successful clinical practice and the field of sports medicine through the work environment as well as shadowing opportunities. The position is available for 6 or 12 month periods typically; modifications to this are possible upon request. A stipend will be provided. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to:Dr. Ronak M. 

Gap Year Fellowship 2023

Create Circles is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that seeks to eliminate loneliness in long-term care. We seek an enthusiastic, reliable, go-getter gap-year student interested in public health or healthcare administration.The job will provide excellent hands-on exposure to social determinants of health interventions to improve health outcomes. Duties include but are not limited to: communicating with nursing homes, tracking volunteers, analyzing data, performing research, creating reports, writing manuscripts, and managing public relations. We are looking for a jack of all trades.The job will be remote, salaried, and flexible for med school interviews. The application process will be rolling, so all serious applicants should submit a resume and cover letter that expresses their interest in the position, a proper understanding of the role, and their personal goals for your gap year to

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

Gap Year Opportunity as a Medical Assistant

Foot and Ankle Specialists of Illinois (FASI) is a private podiatry and surgery clinic that specializes in comprehensive foot care. It is located in Algonquin, Illinois. From routine nail care to ankle fractures, there are a wide variety of clinical cases that present. FASI is seeking an ambitious, high energy, and detail-oriented gap-year student to join the team.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send resume plus cover letter (required) to Maggie at if interested

Grassi Retina Gap Year Internship

Grassi Retina is an ophthalmology clinic in Naperville, IL, specializing in medical retina care. We are looking for a Clinic Assistant/Ophthalmic Technician to join our team!

Duties include working with each patient from start to finish during their visit - collecting all clinical information requested by Dr. Grassi, such as medical histories; entering information into our electronic medical records (medical scribing); testing patients' eye pressure and vision; explaining procedures, treatments, and diagnoses to patients and their families; communicating with referring physicians' offices; preparing intravitreal injection and laser eye surgical procedures; administering Electroretinograms, visual fields, eye ultrasounds, retinal imaging and other diagnostic exams; interacting with patients on the phone and in person, maintaining sensitive ophthalmologic equipment, and keeping exam rooms clean and in order.  Other responsibilities as needed.

Seniors and recent graduates who are majoring in a pre-health field and wish to gain experience in a healthcare setting are encouraged to apply.  We will train from the ground up to our specifications.  Applicants must be detail oriented, highly professional, and exhibit excellent communication skills. Days of operation are Monday, some Tuesdays, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays. Hours are 8am to 6pm most often but these can vary depending on patient volume. We are closed for most major holidays.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Contact: Please send resume plus cover letter (required) to Maggie at if interested.

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 

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

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

Massachusetts General Hospital – Center for Women’s Mental Health Clinical Research Coordinator Position Announcement

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.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • 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.

Medical Assistant

We are looking for a full-time medical assistant--8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. This position is ideal for a pre-med student taking 1-2 gap years in need of hands-on clinical experience. We are a private practice clinic located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan affiliated with Mount Sinai hospital system. Here is the link to our website for more information:

Medical Assistant

Our busy Medical and Surgical dermatology office in Skokie and Northbrook Illinois is searching for a full-time or part-time Medical Assistant to join our busy team!
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, compassionate, a team-player, patient-focused, and can multitask.

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

Medical Assistant Gap Year Position in NYC

Medical Assistant Position – Rapaport Plastic Surgery, NY,  NY 


Rapaport Plastic Surgery & Coolspa is looking for a medical assistant at our practice. Please see the job description below.  This is an ideal job for students looking to take time off between college and medical school.  If you are interested in applying, please send your resume, cover letter, and headshot to Annie Xu at  


We are an upscale plastic surgery practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan looking to hire a medical assistant to begin in May/June 2023. Position requires commitment until summer of 2024.  Responsibilities include: 

  • Opportunities to: assist with office procedures (injections, mole removals, scar revisions) and consultations (mostly aesthetic), give pre-operative and post-operative instructions to patients, circulating during surgical operations (breast augmentations, liposuctions, facelifts etc.) with the potential to eventually scrub in during some operations, sterilize operating equipment, keeping the operating room and treatment rooms stocked 
  • Performing Coolsculpting, a non-invasive fat reduction technology 
  • Some front desk work  
  • Managing patient flow 

We are looking for someone who is hard working, honest, outgoing, and interested in plastic surgery. Please note that you must have taken the MCAT (and are not planning on retaking) before starting this position.  This is a job where you will gain valuable experience and have the opportunity to learn from one of the best surgeons in NY.  A commitment of 1 year is required; however, additional time may be an option.  Previous medical experience is preferred but not necessary.  


  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: If you are interested in applying, please send your resume, cover letter, and headshot to Annie Xu at  

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:, (703)335-1800

Medical Scribe Training Program

Learn what Medical Scribing can do for Your Career
What Scribes Do
A medical scribe is trained to be in the room with the doctor and patients and create real time medical
records during the visit. Medical assistants and transcriptionists are not. Scribes work in various settings
such as emergency departments, small to medium doctors offices, and other facilities.
All Experience Levels Welcome
• Quickly land a job in a growing profession
• Increase job skills and security
• Online training allows for flexibility with school and family life

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Physician Assistant, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Contact:
    Take our Three Week Scribe Course
    Contact: Terry Strassel at 252-619-3562 and

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.


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:

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: 

Ophthalmology/Oculoplastic Internship

This internship is for college graduates who are participating in a gap year and intending on matriculation to medical school for the fall of 2024. Interested applicants must have already completed the MCAT in order to be considered for the internship. As an intern for Dr. Cynthia Boxrud, interns will learn about ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: 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 Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant in the Chicago Loop

Our employees keep getting accepted into Medical School!! We are looking for medical assistant to room patients using our EMR, assist during surgical procedures, triage patients, process refills, process specimens, patient education, schedule patients, turn over rooms and light clerical duties. We are looking for individuals who can commit to at least a year and work 2 to 3 days a week. Rate is based on experience. E.O.E.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: For more information and full description, please send resume to

PCC Gap Year Program

PCC Community Wellness is recruiting for our 2023-2024 Gap Year program. PCC is a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers on the West Side of Chicago, serving medically underserved patients in low-resourced communities. PCC Community Wellness’ Gap Year program is a cohort of individuals who are interested in pursuing medical school, PA school, nursing, etc. but would like to work within the healthcare field for a year (or two) to expand their horizons and gain experience serving underserved populations. Our goal is to provide an enriching program with physician mentors, RN managers, intra-cohort support, and applied professional experience while bringing eager minds into our organization to learn from our staff and help push to create change. Gap Years at PCC facilitate access to important primary care and substance use treatment with our team of physicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, social workers, and care coordinators.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

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

Pre-Health or Pre-PhD Mentorship for Black Undergraduates

Our mission at the MV3 Foundation is to invest in the personal, academic, and professional growth of the next generation of Black professionals in healthcare and health sciences so that they are poised to make a positive impact in the health of communities of color. The MV3 Foundation is a community of scholars, graduate students, and health/ biomedical science professionals who are working to create a more diverse and equitable health/ biomedical science workforce. We believe that in order to do this, we must invest in the personal and professional growth of our future leaders in health and biomedical science. Our community will serve as a catalyst for the mobilization of MV3 Scholars' voices, inspiring and empowering them to positively impact their communities through our 3 Pillars: Education, Service, and Advocacy. It takes a village to invoke positive change in our communities, and at the MV3 Foundation we are doing just that.

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

Premedical Dermatology & Clinical Research Gap Year (medical assistant, clinical research coordinator)

DermCare Experts offers an innovative two-year full time job designed to help college graduates gain extensive exposure to patient care and clinical research through an immersive and diverse experience which strengthens their medical school application in this extremely competitive environment. 
Premedical grads will become certified medical assistants and clinical research coordinators upon completion of the onboarding and training process. As certified medical assistants, they are deeply engaged in outpatient dermatology, one of the most competitive medical specialties to enter. In doing so, they will learn core clinical skills and critical thinking applicable to all areas of medicine, as well as gain an understanding about the fundamentals of patient management and clinical decision-making. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

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 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:

Research Technician

The Feinberg Research Institute seeks a qualified individual for a newly available Research Technologist position in the laboratory of Hossein Ardehali.

There are three major projects in the lab: 1) studying the role of various cellular proteins in cardiac, immune and cancer metabolism, 2) role of mRNA-binding proteins in cell regeneration, and 3) characterization of cellular and mitochondrial iron homeostasis. Using mouse models, histology, cell culture, differential expression analyses, and molecular biology assays, our lab studies the molecular mechanisms that regulate metabolic processes and iron homeostasis both in the cytoplasm and mitochondria.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact:

Research Technologist in the Department of Neurology

Join a dynamic team of interdisciplinary researchers studying COVID-19 and other viral infections at Northwestern University. Conducts experimental research lab work and/or assists in design of one or more specific phase(s) of entire project(s) focused on COVID-19 immunology. May complete mathematical calculations, and/or computer tasks and/or assist in judging validity of data.  Follows appropriate protocols, policies, procedures, regulations, Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices. Applicants planning to apply for medical/graduate school in the future: if you contribute enough to a particular project, you will get authorship on future publications, which is a great addition to a CV. 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

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. 

-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

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 

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

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. 

TMS Technician 

The Precision Neuromodulation Clinic (PNC) at the Palo Alto VA is offering a full time, staff position as a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) technician. One of the primary responsibilities for this position entails delivering TMS treatments under the supervision of senior clinicians to patients with psychiatric conditions. Related responsibilities include administration of symptom scales, entry of EMR notes, and other administrative duties.  The other major responsibility will be to assist in the implementation of research or quality 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 wants hands on experience working with patients in preparation for attending medical school or other allied health professional school.  The attending physicians at our clinic are all dually appointed Stanford University School of Medicine professors. This is a full time, full benefit position.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Send cover letter, CV and at least two references from prior work experiences to Dr. Jong Yoon,

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

Volunteer Dental Assistants

CommunityHealth, the largest volunteer-based free health clinic in the country located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. CommunityHealth provides primary and specialty care, medications, lab testing, mental health services, and health education at no charge to nearly 10,000 low-income, uninsured adults in Chicago, thanks in large part to our team of over 1,000 volunteers.  We are always in need of additional volunteer Dental Assistants.

Learn more and sign up for an info session at

  • Tracks: Pre-Dental
  • Position Type: Volunteer