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HPA shares advertisements, internship listings, campus events, and other news with the prehealth community. A listing here does not indicate that the office endorses or recommends particular opportunities.

Two Free MCAT Science Lessons, November 19 & 27 (courtesy of Kaplan)
Nov. 15, 2018

Join Kaplan’s Free MCAT Science Lesson: Metabolism, November 19 - In this live, online session, Kaplan’s top-rated MCAT teachers will cover the high-yield content about metabolism you’ll see on the test. Sign up here.

Process, Analytics and Discovery Chemistry Internships at Merck (various locations)
Nov. 15, 2018

Internships in Process/Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biocatalysis and more...

Open to undergrads and grad students, work on meaningful assignments in the pharmaceutical industry. Click link above for Process/Medicinal Chemistry [ADM09786], Chemical Engineering [ADM009742], Biocatalysis [ADM009889], or Analytical Chemistry…

Summer Spotlight: Claire Nussbaum '19
Nov. 14, 2018
Claire gained independence, new data analysis skills, and helpful perspectives from diverse colleagues through her GHP internship with the Peace Corps Office of Global Health and HIV in Washington, DC.
HPA Communications/Office Assistant Position (Job #38852)
Nov. 14, 2018

mandatory one year commitment, two year commitment preferred, flexible scheduling, FWS required

HPA Communications/Office Assistant (Job #38852)

When: 02/04/2019 - 12/11/2020

Department: DOC-Office of Dean of College

One-time temporary job

6 hours per…

Question of the Week: One Writer, Many Letters of Recommendation
Nov. 9, 2018

I plan to apply to fellowships, medical school, and a few jobs that require letters of recommendation this year. I feel bad asking the same people to write letters for so many things, but I also feel like they’re the best people to write for all of these opportunities. Is it bad to ask someone to write a lot of letters?

It’s normal to…

HPA Vitals: November 9, 2018
Nov. 9, 2018

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Todays Vitals: November 9

Join the Black Pre-Medical Society of Princeton!
Nov. 8, 2018

Black Pre-Medical Society of Princeton University seeks to empower the Black pre-medical community to tackle the unique issues that face underrepresented students in medicine, cultivate long-lasting connections between Black pre-med students, address community health challenges affecting the Black community, and provide the necessary support…

Summer Spotlight: Tianyi Wang '19
Nov. 2, 2018
Tianyi participated in data analysis and research at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam through the GHP summer internship program, but as importantly, she valued the cultural immersion in Hanoi.
HPA Vitals: November 2, 2018
Nov. 2, 2018

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Todays Vitals: November 2

Question of the Week: Choosing Service Opportunities
Nov. 2, 2018

Dear HPA: I did a lot of community service and volunteering in high school and I miss it. What are some of the popular service activities with prehealth students? Is there anything specific I should be looking for when I choose service activities?
 
It’s a good sign that you enjoy service and find fulfillment in it since all health…