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2023 Roy Patterson Summer Research Program

The Division of Allergy and Immunology of the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offers students in the medical career path the opportunity to conduct research and to shadow specialists in the field of Allergy and Immunology. The incidence and prevalence of allergic diseases have doubled in the past few decades and they continue to rise. Researchers in the division investigate many allergic conditions such as food allergies, allergic rhinitis, asthma, urticaria, sinusitis, and primary immunodeficiencies (Not HIV).

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Direct questions to Allergy-Administration@northwestern.edu.

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!

Cancer Center Summer Programs

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center welcomes undergraduates to explore exciting careers in cancer research through the Diversity in Cancer Research (DICR) program. Over the course of the summer, participants work full time in the laboratories of established cancer researchers, gaining hands-on experience in areas at the forefront of the field: cancer immunology, molecular mechanisms of cancer, clinical and experimental cancer therapeutics, cancer prevention and control, cancer disparities and more. Rigorous research training is complemented with year-round career development and skill-building workshops, leadership training, opportunities in community outreach and engagement,and personalized mentorship for post-baccalaureate transitions. 

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

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

ChicagoCHEC Fellows Program

The Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC) Fellows program is a comprehensive learning experience for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students at Northeastern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, the City Colleges of Chicago and other community and junior colleges in the Chicago metropolitan area who are planning to apply to graduate or medical school. This program is focused on the development of academic, technical and professional skills in preparation for careers in social, behavioral and biomedical research and in healthcare.

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

Cleveland Clinic’s MOST Fellowship

Are you a prospective healthcare student looking to observe and participate in direct patient care? The Cleveland Clinic Medical Observation and Scribe Training (MOST) Fellowship could be the unique opportunity you are looking for. MOST is a one-year post-baccalaureate program that offers students the opportunity to work alongside healthcare providers to enhance the delivery of team-based patient care and improve physician workflow. As a medical scribe fellow, you will be exposed to the real practice of medicine at the physician-patient level. 

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Clinical Dermatology Medical Assistant Position

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, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send us an email with your CV attached to info@districtderm.com

Clinical Research at Mass General Hospital

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. For more information about the clinical and research program, please visit our website: www.womensmentalhealth.org.

Detroit Mercy Summer Enrichment Program

 The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) aims to assist students from under-resourced and disadvantaged backgrounds with gaining admission to dental school, and encourages participants to become practicing dentists in medically underserved areas. Because the dental admission test (DAT) and lengthy application process can be considered an obstacle in applying to dental school, SEP was developed to make the participants more competitive and qualified applicants. SEP is a facilitated entry program that provides educational and professional development experiences to assist the participants with matriculating into and graduating from dental school and to provide them with resources and support for succeeding in their future careers in Dentistry.   

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

Diversity in Pharmacoepidemiology Undergraduate Summer Program

The Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham
and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) invites
rising college senior students who self identify as Black/African-
American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native or
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander to participate in an eight-week summer
internship program that provides training and skills development in public
health research about prescription medications. US Citizens & Permanent
Residents and International students who are matriculated at U.S.
colleges/Universities may apply.

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

Full-time Employment Opportunity: Urdu & English-speaking Research Study Assistant

It's our mission to catalyze, support, and conduct meaningful community and academic engagement across the research spectrum to improve health and health equity. We hope you'll join us to help make communities stronger, healthier, and better educated about health

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Job

Full-time Research Assistant

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a full-time research assistant to support the Quality and Patient Safety program. This full-time position is best suited for recent college graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, public health, or health policy. Applicants should have a strong academic record, be creative, and be motivated to learn. Furthermore, the candidate must possess superior organizational, administrative, time management, and communication skills with the ability to interact professionally at all levels. Educational opportunities include full-spectrum exposure to various aspects of healthcare: clinical, research, and administrative

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job

Gap Year Opportunity: SLO Internship

Stetson Lee Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is looking to hire four recent college graduates and aspiring doctors for our year-long, paid internship program which started in 2007. This internship is designed to provide practical experience to college graduates bound for medical school. The interns work directly with the physicians and will learn how to take medical histories, document patient present illnesses, review X-ray and MRI results from the in-office X-ray and MRI machines, and to synthesize information into possible diagnoses. The interns will have the opportunity to attend both arthroscopic and open surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow, hip, and ankle. They will engage in ongoing research projects with the goal of publishing their projects in peer-reviewed journals.

The internship will begin in late May/early June 2023 and last until mid-June 2024. Qualified students will have recently graduated from a university (Class of 2023 included), taken the MCAT, and plan on attending medical school. Interest in Orthopedics is preferred, but not required as this experience will help all aspiring doctors.


Gap Year Opportunity for Pre-Medicine Students

This full-time 2 year position is intended to be educational for future physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are interested in learning the practice of medicine by directly assisting a Stanford University trained, board certified dermatologist.

A minimum of 2 year commitment is required. Please do not apply if you are only taking 1 gap year.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Submit a cover letter and one-page resume (including undergraduate GPA) directly to Dr. Gabriel J. Martinez-Diaz, at info@mdaestheticsderm.com

Grainger Student Research Scholar Program at Lurie Children's Hospital

The Grainger Student Research Scholar Program within the Division of Emergency Medicine is looking for highly motivated, detail-oriented students to assist with several clinical and behavioral research projects. We are looking for students who will have completed at least their freshman year of college, have an interest in science or healthcare, and are able to commit 10 hours per week. Although the program is unpaid, it offers students a chance to learn more about research as well as the exciting advances being made in pediatric medicine. Physician shadowing opportunities are available (up to 4 hours per month).  This internship will start in May 2023. Student Research Scholars will work under close supervision to conduct various research projects. Responsibilities may include the following: 

  • Obtain informed consent for research procedures 
  • Follow research protocols as directed when applicable 
  • Prepare lab kits and requisitions prior to visits 
  • Assist in collecting specimens from participants 
  • Schedule virtual follow-up visits 
  • Maintain regulatory binders 
  • Conduct literature searches 
  • Collect, record, and organize data 
  • Maintain accurate records of data collected 
  • Available to work during standard work hours or evenings 
  • Understands and respects patient confidentiality 

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Volunteer
  • Contact: Interested applicants should send a resume to Jillian Benedetti at jbenedetti@luriechildrens.org by Friday, February 3rd. 

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 

IPR Summer Undergraduate Research Assistants Program

Earn money and gain hands-on research experience at the Institute for Policy Research
(IPR) as a Summer Undergraduate Research Assistant. Learn about the research
process with IPR faculty experts and work on real studies.

  • Tracks: All

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.

Medical Career Design Fellowship

The Division of Orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) funds a select number of Medical Careers. 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.

  • 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 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: www.scribeschool.net
    Take our Three Week Scribe Course
    Contact: Terry Strassel at 252-619-3562 and terry@pacificmedicaltraining.com

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 

Paid Summer Internship Program with Parkview Health

The Parkview Summer Internship Program is a compensated - summer internship opportunity for college students interested in Clinical and Non-clinical areas of healthcare. This program offers students over 75 opportunities to become engaged in the mission, vison, processes, and culture of Parkview Health. Each Internship lasts for a period of 10 weeks and the students will be expected to work between 24-40 hours a week. Qualifications will vary, depending on the department offering the internship

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Public Health, Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Paid Internship
  • Contact: Please contact Emily Franze-Knickrehm at  Emily.Franze-Knickrehm@Parkview.com.

Paid Summer Programs opportunities at VCU

The mission of VCU P.A.T.H.S. is to improve access to educational pathways for individuals from diverse backgrounds who are seeking enrollment in health sciences disciplines at Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA). By offering a vast array of pathway programs, our office intends to:

 

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

Part-time Medical Assistant

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.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Position Type: Job
  • Contact: Please send resumes to scaruso@illinoisderm.com

Part- time Medical Assistant/Receptionist

Dr. Sheetal DeCaria is an interventional pain physician/anesthesiologist with a medical practice in Evanston and Glenview. She is former faculty at University of Chicago and trained at Northwestern and University of Chicago. Her practice, Revitalize Medical Center, is looking for a compassionate, friendly individual to be a medical assistant/receptionist to start this Spring.

PCC Community Wellness’ 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.

There are several positions available as a: Perinatal Child Health Care Coordinator, Chemical Dependency/Emergency Department Care Coordinator, Referrals Care Coordinator, VeggieRx & Patient Outreach Care Coordinator, and Hypertension & Emergency Room Coach. Specific information about these teams can be found below. The preferred start date for this position is June or July 2023, although exceptions can be made for academic calendar reasons.  

  • 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

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

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

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 

STEMPod Tutoring

STEMPod offers free, virtual tutoring in math and science subjects to underserved high school students in the Chicago area. We are currently seeking volunteer tutors willing to commit about 2 hours per week for the remainder of the academic year.

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. 

Trauma Intern Opportunity at Lurie Children's (Emergency Medicine)

Lurie Children's is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented student to assist with quality improvement initiatives for the Emergency Department Trauma Program. We are looking for a student who will have completed at least their freshman year of college and has an interest in science or healthcare. Although the program is unpaid, it offers students a chance to learn more about pediatric trauma programs and the emergency department.

·         Review medical records for accurate and consistent documentation
·         Communicates effectively with colleagues
·         Collect, record, and organize data
·         Maintain accurate records of data collected
·         Develops plans for document improvement
·         Understands and respects patient confidentiality

 
  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Contact: Interested applicants should send a resume to Patricia Aquino at paquino@luriechildrens.org.

UAB Heersink SOM Clinical and Research Undergraduate Summer Programs

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Heersink School of Medicine (HSOM) specializes in clinical and research undergraduate summer programs that provide an enhanced scientific and professional preparation for students aspiring toward a career in medicine or biomedical sciences. The listed programs provide discipline-specific training and opportunities for smaller-scale connections within the overall community.

 

  • Tracks: All
  • Position Type: Paid Internship

Up on EHS Internship

Up on EHS is an environmental health research training program for college students interested in careers in the environmental health sciences (EHS). For two consecutive summers, trainees work full time in the laboratories of established EHS researchers, including Chicago Center for Health and the Environment (CACHET) members, at the University of Chicago or the University of Illinois at Chicago. Rigorous research training is complemented with an EHS-based summer lecture series, year-round career development and skill-building workshops, CACHET seminars and workshops, and a network of faculty mentors dedicated to trainees’ success.

  • Tracks: Other Pre-Health Track
  • Position Type: Paid Internship
  • Contact: Andy Craver at cravera@bsd.uchicago.edu or (773) 702-9644.

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 www.communityhealth.org

  • Tracks: Pre-Dental
  • Position Type: Volunteer

Washington DC Dermatology Gap Year Program 2023

Dr. Bruce Glassman, a general Dermatologist in Alexandria Virginia, is seeking gap year/bridge year students beginning late spring and early summer 2023 to serve as medical assistants in his office ten minutes from downtown Washington DC. This is a unique and competitive opportunity to gain tremendous medical experience for those interested in pursuing a career in medicine.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Paid Internship
  • Contact: bridgeyear@gmail.com

Yale Fellowship in Translational Developmental Neuroscience

The Ventola Lab at the Yale Child Study Center and Cogstate is looking to fill one postgraduate (post-baccalaureate) position associated with studies of brain mechanisms and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders.
The Yale Child Study Center is a leading institution in autism research. Cogstate is an independent science company that supports clinical trials. The Yale Child Study Center and Cogstate have developed a collaborative partnership to support clinical trials in pediatric and developmental disability populations.

  • Tracks: Pre-Med
  • Position Type: Job