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Naturopathic Medical College Virtual Fair March 6

Become a Naturopathic Doctor!

Are you interested in becoming a doctor who:

  • treats the whole person?
  • Uses alternative and conventional evidence based therapies?
  • Is an expert in nutrition, herbs, and other natural therapies?
  • Develops relationships with their patients and teaches them healthier lifestyles?

If you answered yes, to any of these, you should register for the AANMC Virtual Fair! During this FREE virtual event, you will have the opportunity to speak with admissions professionals, faculty, and students from accredited naturopathic medical schools across America.

March 6, 2019


Gaining Experience in STEM Fields: Psychology

Psychology is one of the top three undergraduate majors in the U.S. and growing at a rate of 19%. Psychology students graduate with in-depth knowledge about human behavior, which is a skill ALL employers are looking for no matter what career path you are interested in. This skill makes graduates especially well-equipped for a wide range of careers after graduation. In addition to the training in human behavior, a bachelor’s degree in psychology gives you a wide range of skills in critical thinking, writing, problem solving, research, and synthesizing information.

What skills does studying psychology develop?

  • writing
  • critical thinking
  • time management
  • reasoning
  • communication
  • research
  • analysis
  • problem solving
  • prioritization
  • leadership and team management

What kind of societies and professional organizations do psychology majors have?

Summer Opportunities

Additional Career Resources

CCI’s Summer Internship Funding Applications Now Open!

CCI has $1000 and $3000 grants available for students with unpaid summer internships!  
Funding Application Deadline: April 14.

You must have secured and accepted your internship before applying for funding. Requirements include an essay, budget, funding agreement, and  approved resume.
Don’t wait; visit Quick Questions for resume approval.

An appointment to discuss your plans with a CCI advisor is required for First-Year Explore applicants and strongly encouraged for all other applicants. CCI appointments and resume approvals must be complete by April 7.

Instructions, forms, and Frequently Asked Questions are available at go/summerfunding.

All funding applications will be reviewed after April 14. Funding notifications will be emailed on May 1.

Need help with your internship search? Did you know there are over 1700 paid and unpaid internship on Handshake?
See CCI’s Top 10 Tips for Finding an Internship, visit
Quick Questions, or make an appointment with a CCI advisor.

CCI can’t wait to hear about your summer plans!

4 NEW Degree Programs at Tufts

Tufts University has focused on launching NEW DEGREE PROGRAMS we think you might be interested in:

The School of Medicine established two online graduate degree programs:

The Board of Trustees approved two programs focused on training professionals to tackle complex issues surrounding climate change:

6 Summer Research Internship Programs with Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York is dedicated to providing the highest levels of care in meeting the special needs of children, from premature babies to adolescents. The specialists in its national and international programs cover a range of specialties. Its 202-bed hospital opened in 1983 as the New York metropolitan area’s only hospital designed exclusively for children. Today it is the largest provider of pediatric health services in New York State. Cohen Children’s Medical Center serves 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties – providing state-of-the-art care for children’s medical, surgical, psychiatric and dental needs in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Northwell Health is a not-for-profit healthcare network that includes 22 hospitals, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, as well as rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities, a home care network, a hospice network and progressive care centers offering a range of outpatient services. Northwell Health has more than 12,000 member physicians, and Northwell Health’s Physician Partners employs more than 3,100 physicians and is comprised of more than 550 regional ambulatory locations and physician practices.

Available Internships Summer 2019

  • Hospital Medicine – 6-8 positions open
  • Allergy & Immunology – 2-4 positions open
  • Infectious Disease – 2 positions open
  • Nephrology – 1 position open
  • Pulmonology & Cystic Fibrosis – 1-2 positions open
  • Cardiology – 1-2 positions open

Find out more about each of the positions by downloading the job descriptions and application.

Volunteering Opportunity with Girls on the Run at Mary Hogan School

Girls on the Run is an after school girl empowerment program that blends an evidence-based social/emotional curriculum with physical workouts to nurture physical, social, and emotional health in elementary school-aged girls. The program is VERY popular at Mary Hogan school, and they are hoping to recruit some college-aged coaches to meet the growing demand.

They are currently looking for volunteers to assist their head coaches with lessons and group workouts.

Their sessions will be held at Mary Hogan School on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:15 – 4:45 pm. The 10-week season begins on March 19th, culminates with a Northern Vermont 5K event on June 1st, and ends with a team celebration on June 4th. They also do a community service project, which consists of running a water aid station for the Middlebury Maple Run half-marathon event in May.

Register now at www.gotrvt.org/coach. Questions? Contact Mary Heather Noble at mhnaturewords@gmail.com or 860-869-3703.

Intern at the Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics (CHQA) Summer Internship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is designed to introduce, develop, and improve the skills of an undergraduate student interested in public health, patient safety, performance/process improvement, or healthcare administration. This internship will provide the intern with a practical experience around the effective delivery of quality healthcare services. This abbreviated, high paced internship will focus on participation in various projects across the CHQA and exposure to the work of many teams and offices across the enterprise. Interns may also have the opportunity to meet with senior hospital leaders.

The 10-12 week summer internship is a program planned and directed by members of the CHQA. This internship program partners with various departments across the enterprise to provide exposure to a wide variety of clinical and business operations. The primary learning modes will be observation and participation in project-based work. Project opportunities will vary and will reflect both the participant’s interests and the needs of the Hospital. Interns are prohibited from advising on or participating in the delivery of medical care. Additionally, interns are required to maintain the confidentiality of patient information at all times.

Interns will be exposed to projects focused in a variety of business and operational areas across the organization and may involve domains such as patient safety, operations, process improvement, quality, and strategy in collaboration with their assigned preceptor. Interns are required to give a presentation on their project work to departmental and/or senior leadership at the end of the internship.

Beginning in early June and ending in August, interns are expected to work 20 to 30 hours a week, and will create a schedule with their preceptor(s) during their first day. Interns will collaborate with their assigned preceptor(s) and are responsible for keeping their project work on track to meet specific deadlines throughout the summer.

Learn more in Handshake. Application deadline 2/28.