COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Careers In Medicine Opportunities
Other Summer Opportunities
American College of Surgeons Medical Student Program Membership - Current medical schools may apply for membership to the American College of Surgeons. This program is designed to assist students with choosing a career in surgery, residency preparation and transition from medical school to resident training in surgery. Students will be invited to attend lectures, panel discussion and various activities conducted by Fellows of the College. There is no set deadline for this application. For more information please visit ACS Medical Student Membership.
DCYF Internship in Social Security Trust Program - Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) seeks medical student interns to assist with Social Security disability claims for children and young adults in state care. Standard internships last between 6 and 12 weeks, including summer, and depending on program and curriculum requirements. Hours are 9am to 2:30pm, Monday through Friday, flexible for school and work needs. Each internship is non-paid but offers community service recognition by DCYF. The primary role of the intern will be to assist caseworkers by matching children’s medical records to the SSI claims, which will expose medical students to many combinations of disabilities, symptoms, and related diagnoses. For more information please contact Ron Sanda, Sr. Human Services Business Officer, Ron.Sanda@dcyf.ri.gov or (401)528-365.
Greatest Gift Organ and Tissue Donation Education Campaign - Greatest Gift, Inc. is currently seeking motivated medical students to help head up a nationwide organ and tissue donation education campaign. Greatest Gift, Inc.'s medical school model is designed to educate future physicians about the processes, myths and facts about donation and transplant, as well as raise general public awareness, and help develop leadership skills along the way. We are an organization created by medical students, designed with a busy medical student's schedule in mind. We will provide interested students with all of the tools they need to set up their own student organization on their med school campus (including a sample/template constitution, budgeting help, event ideas, educational training, artwork, t-shirt ideas, your own web page and more). For more information please visit Greatest Gift.
PSR Health Professional Student Fellowship - In order to address the lack of advocacy training provided to health professionals and their related students, PSR is launching a program to certify students as “PSR Health Professional Student Ambassadors.” Through a series of educational modules, conference calls, and in-person trainings at the local, regional, or national level, health professional student participants will become certified in various global issues. PSR is offering a PSR Student Fellowship. This position will be full-time and located at the national PSR office in Washington, DC. The student, a medical or graduate level allied-health student will be offered this full-time one year position either during a sabbatical year from their program or at the end of their formal training. This is a paid position. The primary role of the Fellow will be development and launching of the PSR Student Ambassador program. To apply, please submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements, resume, and three supervisory references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until position is filled. For more information please visit PSR Health Professional Student Fellowship.
Rotations at NIOSH for Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs) - NIOSH, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts HHes in all types of industries and workplaces throughout the US. Students will participate in labor-management meetings observe work tasks, interview workers and perform medical examinations, if needed. Activities may include epidemiologic studies, biological and environmental testing, and review of medical records and worksite illness/injury logs. The student conducts further research on a specific topic, completes data analyses, or performs other relevant tasks to create a presentation of their findings to HHE staff at the end of the rotation. Rotation length can be adapted to the studentÃ¢Â€Â™s needs. All medical students are eligible to apply. The deadline for the application process varies. If interested, please contact Judith Eisenberg, MD, MS (Jeisenberg@cdc.gov / 513-841-4468) or visit our website: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/programs/hhe/.
Samaritans of Rhode Island Suicide Prevention Resource Center - Improve your listening skills by becoming a volunteer for The Samaritans of RI Suicide Prevention Crisis Hotline/Listening Line. A fellow Brown medical student said of the experience, “As someone who hopes to pursue a career in medicine, I know this experience will help me so much in the future, in terms of knowing how to communicate with patients and truly listen to what they are trying to tell me. I absolutely know this will make me a better physician, and I am thankful to the Samaritans for teaching me these skills.” Fall Training Classes Begin in September. Medical students eligible for Brown Financial aid may be eligible for Off Campus Work-Study when volunteering for The Samaritans. Please check with your financial aid adviser in the Medical School. There is no set deadline for this application. For more information please visit Samaritans of Rhode Island Suicide Prevention Resource Center.