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Pre-Health Prep Week

Pre-Health Prep Week 2022

Pre-Health Prep Week is hosted by the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration and Pre-Health Advising (in the College of Arts & Sciences). This year’s events will take place from February 28th-March 9th, 2022! Below are the workshops and events that will educate and equip pre-health undergraduates to prepare for their future professions in healthcare. Click on the links for more information!

 

 

Student Organization Fair

Monday, February 28th

3:00pm-5:00pm EST

Student Union Room 363C

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Join us in the Student Union Room 362 to meet numerous groups of ambitious Pre-Health students just like you! Between 3:00-5:00 PM we will have several organizations present with missions related to Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Women in Medicine, Mental Health Advocacy and many more. Come meet with them each to find the right organization for you!

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Getting Started with Undergraduate Research

Tuesday, March 1st

3:00pm-4:30pm EST

Student Union Room 169

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Are you interested in participating in undergraduate research? Do you know how to get started at UTK? Join the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships to learn more about undergraduate research opportunities at UTK and create a plan for your research engagement.

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Career Conversation: Exploring Careers in Medical Sales and Manufacturing

Wednesday, March 2nd

4:00pm-5:30pm EST

Student Union Room 169

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Career Conversations are a casual networking opportunity to learn more from recent grads and seasoned professionals about their career path and experiences on the job. If you’re interested in exploring a career in Medical/Pharmaceutical and Manufacturing, this event is for you!

We will host a panel of 3-5 medical sales and manufacturing professionals that will discuss their career journeys, what a typical day looks like for them, provide advice for students entering the field, and engage in Q&A. There will be time at the end of the event for networking.

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Healthcare Application Processes and Cycles

Wednesday, March 2nd

5:30pm-6:30pm EST

Virtual

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Do you have questions about applying for healthcare programs? Come to our Healthcare Application Processes and Cycles event to learn more about how to navigate the centralized application service and the steps to take for the application cycle. Check Handshake for a list of healthcare programs represented!

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Hidden Costs of Health Professions Applications

Thursday, March 3rd

3:00pm-4:30pm EST

Student Union Room 169

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Do you have questions about the hidden costs associated with applying to Health Professional Programs? If so, attend this event to learn more!

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Physician Assistants Panel

Monday, March 7th

12:00pm-1:00pm EST

Virtual

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Are you interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? Do you have questions about the application process, required courses, and experiences needed to be a competitive applicant? Come to the Virtual Physician Assistant Panel to hear from current and recent graduates of PA programs to learn more! You will have the opportunity to hear from the panelists about their experience with PA school and ask any questions you may have.

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Personal Statement Workshop

Tuesday, March 8th

4:00pm-5:30pm EST

Student Union Room 169

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Are you applying to a healthcare program and need assistance with your personal statement? Attend this workshop to learn what to include in the personal statement and how to structure it from UTHSC representatives.

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UTHSC TRIUMPH Drop-In Hours

Wednesday, March 9th

9:00am-4:00pm EST

Student Union, Center for Career Development, Room 209

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Interested in the UTHSC TRIUMPH program? Tennessee Recruitment to Increase Underrepresented Minorities in Professions of Health (TRIUMPH) is a new program created by the UTHSC College of Health Professions (COHP), Departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology. TRIUMPH was developed in recognition of the dearth of racial and ethnic students in these fields and aims to decrease this gap through mentorship and training for participants. Stop by their drop-in hours to learn more about the program and ask your questions!