Penn Medicine Princeton Health's Pre-Health Professional Program provides opportunities for undergraduate students to explore the health sciences field before applying to medical school or other professional graduate programs.
The Penn Medicine Princeton Health Pre-Health Professional program is 10 weeks long and begins in early June. There are three components to the program which include: volunteering in a clinical area; weekly lectures; and select observations. Each component is designed to introduce the participating college students to careers in the healthcare profession. Participating students are expected to make a full commitment to all phases of the program which will result in approximately 200 hours of service.
- Be enrolled in a pre-professional health related program OR have interest in pursuing a health science degree/program in the near future
- Have or obtain a valid CPR card for healthcare providers (BCLS) before the start of the program
- Have completed your sophomore year of undergraduate studies by the start of the program
- Be able to commit to a 10-week summer program with only 1 week of vacation during the summer of the program.
1. Online application form
2. Official or unofficial transcripts
3. Current Resume
4. Personal Statement
5. Two professional references
The program and application process is detailed further on the link provided below. All applications will be reviewed by Volunteer Services staff and eligible applications will be invited to a formal interview. Those accepted into the program will need to provide documentation that indicates immunization/clearance from the following: Rubella (German Measles), Rubeola (Measles), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis.