This Week in the Healthcare Community | March 28, 2024

Hello, Healthcare Community! With the snow hopefully gone for this season and summer right around the corner, we know that we have a lot on your mind, but check out these great sessions, internships, and events to learn more about everything from medical school to volunteer opportunities.

Greene Center and Career Community Programs

Live Information Sessions: AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair | April 10, 2024, 11am-4pm (ET)

Attend the live information sessions as a part of the AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair between 11am and 4pm to learn more about everything from financing your education to the MCAT. Register here. Sessions include:

  • Financing Your Medical Education: What You Need to Know
  • Strategies for Standardized Tests: Mastering the MCAT Exam and Beyond
  • Watch What Happens Live: Mock Interviews with Real Admissions Officers
  • How to Tell Your Story in Your Application

Chat with Medical Schools: AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair | April 11, 2024, 11am-7pm (ET)

Chat with medical school admissions representatives, current medical students, and AAMC experts from AMCAS, MCAT, SHPEP, and more. You can also connect with student associations and NAAHP pre-health advisors for advice and guidance. You can see all the attending medical schools, and register to attend, here.

Postbaccalaureate Program Fair: AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair | April 12, 2024, 11am-5pm (ET) 

This session will go over the features of different postbaccalaureate programs, including, career changer programs, record enhancement programs, linkage agreements, and the difference between undergraduate and masters level programs. During this session you will hear from postbaccalaureate program representatives, program alumni and an admissions representative to share insight into how to choose a program that’s right for you. 

You will also have the opportunity to chat with representatives from postbaccalaureate and special master’s programs across the country. Ask questions about their admission requirements, advising services, and program outcomes by registering to attend here.

Educating Leaders 2024 Osteopathic Medical School Recruitment Fair, Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9am-3pm

Do you know what kind of doctor you want to be? Join the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) for an exclusive opportunity to explore the pathway of becoming a doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO)!

During the Educating Leaders 2024 Osteopathic Medical School Recruitment Fair, you will connect with representatives from various colleges of osteopathic medicine, participate in engaging panel discussions, witness an osteopathic manipulative medicine demonstration, take a guided tour of a college of osteopathic medicine and seize the chance to win a free application for the 2024-2025 cycle (a value of $198)! This is a FREE event is for prospective medical students, advisors, parents and community members eager to learn more about the dynamic field of osteopathic medicine, so check out the information and registration here.

Alumni Connected and Featured Opportunities

LifeSci NYC Internship Program, Various Locations | Applications due March 31, 2024

Now in its seventh year, the LifeSci NYC Internship Program invites college and graduate students (and recent grads) who are residents of New York City to apply for summer internship opportunities in science, tech, and business capacities. The program seeks to provide experience and training for students and recent graduates interested in pursuing careers in the life sciences industry, providing opportunities to work in a wide range of companies.

Interns will be invited to participate in a dynamic range of events including a pre-internship Boot Camp (May 22-23, 2024), networking receptions, industry career panels, and site tours, and will have opportunities to meet industry leaders and more. For more information, and to learn more about the host companies and program, check out the application here.

Clinical Research Internship Opportunity in the Department of Orthopedics, University of Buffalo | Applications due by May 1, 2024

UBMD Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Intern. You will have the opportunity to work directly with orthopedic surgeons, residents, medical students, research scientists, coordinators, and research assistants while contributing to clinical research projects through data collection, clinical trials, musculoskeletal assessments, and more. This is a great opportunity to enhance applications to professional and medical school programs, and includes various educational activities to assist you, such as shadowing, networking, and the opportunity to participate in the publishing process.

This internship will require a BS or MS with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and includes a $40,000 stipend for a full-time position of 40 hours/week. Current 2024 graduates can apply. Previous research experience is preferred, but not required. Applicants should expect to commit at least one year to this position, with up to two years maximum at UBMD Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinics and UB Jacob School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, New York.

For more information on the program, or to send in your application and cover letter, please contact Tiffany Thavisin at

Occupational Therapy Summer Volunteer Opportunity | Applications rolling

Entering school for the first time in kindergarten can be both exciting and overwhelming for all students, but especially for students who do not speak the language well, lack readiness skills, or are not familiar with the school culture. This volunteer opportunity in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District seeks to work with English Language Leaders (ELLs) to provide them with targeted instruction while introducing behaviors to help get them ready for the transition to kindergarten. This includes introducing and reinforcing school vocabulary, routines, pre-reading skills, and background knowledge, providing them with interactive experiences as part of the process.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in occupational therapy or in working with children. For more information, contact Ellen Cullen at, and check out Just Grow Play here.

Upcoming Events

AUCU Career Events | March 22 beginning at 8:30am – Tuesday, April 30 

For students interested in working in China, check out these career events from AUCU, which include:

  • FMCG Industrial Sharing Workshop & Mars Campus Recruitment Talk March 22th, 2024 Employer: Mars
  • Industrial Sharing Workshop and Employer Recruitment Talk March 26th, 2024 Employer: Texas Instruments
  • 2024 Spring AUCA Virtual Career Fair Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, March 27th, 2024 (China Standard Time) About 20 leading employers will join the event, including Tencent, EY, Huatai International, HSBC, Kuaishou, NetEase, etc. Please see the list of participating employers in the attachment, updated by March 18th.
  • 2024 AUCA & L’OREAL CHINA Data & Digital MASTERCLASS March -April, 2024 L’Oréal(China) will host 4 online sessions to share the FMCG industry, marketing, data science and business analysis best practices.

Students who submit their registration in the general events RSVP form will receive the Zoom links of the employer talks and online career fair link accordingly before each event, so register here.

Want to explore more careers in STEM? | April 10, 6-7pm in Haven’s Lounge, Wilson Commons | April 11, 2-3pm in Greene Center Conference Room 4-200, Dewey Hall

Join us for a presentation and discussion on, “Patent Law Careers for People with STEM Degrees,” with Anna Verderame ’06 and Nicholas Stadnyk ’08. If you are curious, please don’t let “Patent Law” stop you from exploring and learning more, there are careers in this field that do not require a law degree. Would you be interested in helping inventors protect their inventions with patents? Patent law careers are an exciting alternative for people with STEM degrees that may not be interested in a career in academia, industry, or medicine.

There are a variety of patent law careers, and several do not require a law degree. This presentation discusses the following: (1) the process of obtaining and enforcing patents; (2) roles that people with STEM degrees can play in this process; and (3) the additional degrees and/or certifications required for certain roles. To register for the date that suits your schedule, and for more information, check out the talk on April 10 and the talk on April 11.

Air Force ROTC Shadow Day at RIT | April 13, 1-3pm in Lewis P. Ross Hall, Rochester Institute of Technology

Current first years and those entering their second years are invited to spend a couple of hours learning about the Air Force ROTC program hosted at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) during the annual Shadow Day on April 13th from 1pm-3pm. The event will take place on the RIT campus where participants will have the opportunity to engage in a sample of events they would experience as part of the program while also meeting current AFROTC cadets and active-duty Air Force staff.

You do not need to be an RIT student to participate in AFROTC, so check out the webpage here to find more information about the program and how you might be able to get involved. Please also email Captain Matthew Carpenter with any questions:

To discuss these opportunities or more, schedule an appointment with a Greene Center advisor through Handshake.

Have a great week!

Alissa Roger, Career Advisor
Jonathan Bratt, Career Advisor
Alyssa Rodriguez, Career Advisor
Healthcare Community

By Alyssa Rodriguez
Alyssa Rodriguez Career Advisor