Tag Archives: Health Professions

Help! I’m Graduating: Midd Alumni Gap Year(s) Experiences before Health Professional School

Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET

Are you interested in taking time off before applying to health professional school? Or are you wondering whether your application is competitive enough to matriculate immediately after graduation? Join the Pre-Health Society in welcoming recent Middlebury Alumni who will be sharing their unique experiences from research and healthcare to consulting and service. Panelists will also discuss things they wish they could’ve revealed to their first-year selves!

Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. Moderator will ask curated questions from the board and from responses to a survey.
  3. Open Q&A
  4. Concluding Remarks

Expiring Opportunity: Clinical Research Assistant at Northwell Health

Opportunity Expires: March 1, 2021 at 11:55pm

Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York is seeking a college graduate to work as a Clinical Research Assistant. It is expected that they will identify, screen and consent patients for research studies in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Units (while ensuring maintenance of ethical and legal standard and compliance with local, state and national regulatory agencies). In addition, they will collaborate with physicians to plan, write and execute new and ongoing studies in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Units (resulting in many opportunities for co-authorship on various publications) and participate as study coordinators in the Emergency Medicine Research Consortium to manage investigator-initiated and sponsored studies lead by Emergency Medicine physicians throughout Northwell Health.

Pre-Health Town Hall Meeting TODAY, 2/28/21

Sunday, February 28, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM EST

All health professions students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2021 Pre-Health Town Hall meeting with Hannah Benz, Mary Lothrop and members of the Pre-Health Society, UR-STEM and Women in Health Sciences.

If you are thinking about a career in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences, Nursing, PA, PT or another health profession, come learn how a successful application is much more than good grades. The meeting will devote significant time to discussing the impact of COVID-19 on the path to professional school, and there will be ample time allotted for Q and A.

HP and STEM Office Hours

Welcome to Spring semester! Whether you are at Middlebury or studying from afar, you are very much a part of our community, and we are excited to work with you.

Starting the week of 2/22/21, the Health Professions and STEM team of Mary Lothrop and Hannah Benz will be holding office hours, and they encourage you avail yourselves of the opportunity to chat about summer internships, classes, professional school applications, jobs, or anything else that’s on your mind. And if you just want to pop in to introduce yourself and say hello, that’s great, too! You are also always free to email the team with questions, or to set up an advising appointment.

Mary Lothrop: mlothrop@middlebury.edu

12:00-1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays

Hannah Benz: hbenz@middlebury.edu

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays

CCI Internship Funding Applications Now Open!

Considering a summer internship? Great news!  The Center for Careers and Internships has funding for unpaid summer internships and applications are open! This year’s grants may be used for remote, hybrid, or in-person internships.

Experiences involving international travel to countries other than a student’s home country are still being evaluated by the College; we expect a decision to be announced by March 15. Students hoping for an international internship not in their home country are urged to consider alternative plans.

Summer Internship Grant Overview:

  • $3000 Summer Funding Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for Sophomore Febs through Senior Febs.
  • $1000 First-Year Explore Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for First-Years (including new Febs) and Sophomore Febs.
  • $3000 Dance Festival Grants support dance students attending dance intensives.
  • Resume approval with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) is required by April 7 before submitting application.  
  • Meeting with a CCI Advisor to discuss your plans is required for First-Year Explore Grants and strongly encouraged for all other applicants.  
  • Find all details and forms at go/summerfunding, including CCI’s Quick Guide: CCI Summer Funding.
  • Grant application deadline: Wednesday, April 14. Award notifications sent out on May 3. 

Searching for an internship?

CCI is here to help!

  • Drop into Zoom Quick Questions for help with your internship search or to have your resume approved by a Peer Career Advisor (PCA). A CCI-approved resume is a requirement for applying for CCI funding and always strongly encouraged before applying for internships and jobs. 
  • Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule a Zoom appointment with a Career and Internship Advisor in your area of interest.

Make Summer 2021 a great summer.  We look forward to receiving your application! 


Pre-Health Town Hall Meeting NEXT Sunday, 2/28/21

Sunday , February 28, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM EST

All health professions students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2021 Pre-Health Town Hall meeting with Hannah Benz, Mary Lothrop and members of the Pre-Health Society, UR-STEM and Women in Health Sciences.

If you are thinking about a career in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences, Nursing, PA, PT or another health profession, come learn how a successful application is much more than good grades. The meeting will devote significant time to discussing the impact of COVID-19 on the path to professional school, and there will be ample time allotted for Q and A.

Research Technician Position Available: NYU School of Medicine

Submit Applications ASAP

A Research Technician position is available for a Middlebury graduate in the laboratory of Dr. Adam Ratner, Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Disease at NYU School of Medicine. A two-year commitment is strongly preferred. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, physics, or related sciences with relevant laboratory experience

Expect to:

  • Design and carry out experiments, analyze data, and conduct routine laboratory maintenance
  • Assist other members of the laboratory and participate in organizational and logistical aspects of laboratory management
  • Coordinate the repair and preventive maintenance of lab equipment

Contact:

Adam Ratner, MD, MPH: Adam.Ratner@nyulangone.org