The health professions team offers various resources and assistance to help our students gain admission into the health professional school of their choice. There are a wide array of health professions that Middlebury graduates pursue beyond those mentioned below. We have provided a few of the most common professions our health professions students pursue. We encourage you to explore additional careers in health professions and are happy to meet with you about those resources. Below are links to a handful of national organizations for each of these professions. Read through our top resources below, or dive deeper with our Health Professions Resources Handbook.
Health Professions Committee
Looking for information on going through the Middlebury Health Professions Committee? HPC Resources are available in the column to your right.
Below are links for students interested in a more general exploration of the health professions.
Global and Public Health
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) – The public health field confronts global health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury. It spans many disciplines and is regularly spotlighted in popular culture and media. Make sure to check our their Jobs page.
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) – You can view and apply online for current openings at the Clinton Health Access Initiative.
Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) – Duke University offers the most comprehensive portfolio of global health education programs of any university in the US. Duke prepares global health leaders with the skills to solve complex problems, and the experience of working in communities abroad, in teams and across disciplines.
Fogarty International Center-Global Health Careers – The Fogarty International Center is dedicated to advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.
Global Health Hub – The Global Health Hub aggregates global health content from around the web (news, blog posts, twitter feeds, jobs & grants postings, calendars, discussion forums and more) and publishes original commentary pieces by our own writers to provide a dynamic information portal for the global health community. Pay special attention to their Career Opportunities page.
Journal of Global Health – The Journal of Global Health (JGH) is Columbia University’s premier undergraduate-run public health publication and media organization.
NGOs in the Field of Global Health Research – Find valuable resources, tools and funding in the field of global health research.
Pre-Professional Work Experience in Public Health – Students planning careers in the public health sector can benefit greatly from pre-professional work experience (internships, work study, study abroad and volunteering) when performing their post-graduation job searches. This guide discusses how to identify and land these opportunities, complete with expert advice and resources.
Spotlight on Careers-Public Health – You will have to log in to access: username: spotlightpass, password: liberalarts2017
Unite for Site-Global Health University – Unite For Sight is a nonprofit organization committed to excellence in global health. Unite For Sight’s Global Health University is designed to develop and nurture current and future global health leaders. Global Health University helps to effect widespread innovative change in global health through comprehensive webinars and training workshops, Global Health Certificate Programs, social enterprise consulting, and fellowship and internship opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.
The Journal of Public Health, What is Global Health-The Podcasts – The Journal of Global Health (JGH) is Columbia University’s premier undergraduate-run public health publication and media organization. WiGH? (pronounced “Whig”) is JGH’s new digital media initiative. Students engaged in grassroots public health activism and fieldwork too often do not have the clout to publish their work or translate their experience into social change. WiGH? seeks to amplify their voices and provide a much-needed medium for worldly, engaged scholarship.
Explore Health Careers.org – Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers.
AspiringDocs.org – Aspiring Docs provides resources and inspiration to help you get started on your path to medicine. Learn how to get medically related experience, prepare for the application process, and get inspired by personal stories from medical students, residents, and physicians.
There are numerous offices and organizations at Middlebury and in the local community that may be of particular interest to pre-health students.
Peer STEM Tutors assist students in a wide range of math, science, social science, and related courses, including biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, economics, logic, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics. Some tutors run weekly drop-in sessions while others work with students in scheduled appointments.
STEM and Quantitative Skills Support: Whether you are wondering what course to take, are already enrolled in a course with a quantitative component, or are working on a senior thesis, we have resources to help you. Professional and peer tutors are available to assist students in a wide variety of STEM subjects, including biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, environmental science, mathematics, philosophy, physics, psychology, and statistics. These services are free of charge to Middlebury College students.
Community Engagement: Locally and around the world, our office helps Middlebury College students explore civic identity, develop essential life-long skills, and pursue projects in collaboration with communities, all while striving to contribute to the public good.
Student Orgs with a Pre-Health Focus
(You can find a complete listing of all of the student orgs at https://middlebury.collegiatelink.net/Organizations)
Active Minds Increase awareness about mental health issues including depression and eating disorders on college campuses, and remove stigma surrounding these issues. Host campus-wide events.
Cases in Biomedical Ethics Club (CBME) will provide an opportunity for students of Middlebury to develop their skills in making ethical and conscientious decisions concerning controversial topics that pervade everyday life in today’s society and in the modern medical community.
GlobeMed at Middlebury College (GlobeMed) – The mission of GlobeMed is to connect the assets of a student-led network to grassroots health organizations working in communities around the world.
Unite For Sight is a non-profit global health delivery organization that empowers communities worldwide to improve eye health and eliminate preventable blindness. As Midd’s chapter, we will hold events and fundraisers in conjunction with this NGO.
Middlebury College Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) – We are an on campus community of EMTs who will act as first responders for on campus calls. MCEMS will hold monthly meetings or trainings in order to benefit a community of like minded individuals on campus. Trainings will provide opportunities for EMTs.
The Pre-Medical Society is a an organization to provide support for pre-medical students at Middlebury College. We lead class advising sessions and provide information about internship and volunteer opportunities.
Psychology Club is an organization that provides an intellectual and social atmosphere in which to discuss issues pertaining to psychology, to provide programs and information concerning graduate schools, and to create a setting where students can present their research.