News

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.

HPA Vitals: March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Question of the Week: Types of Activities for the Medical School Application
March 1, 2024
I know I have to categorize my activities on my medical school application. Are there certain categories I should try to make sure I’ve covered before I apply?

Based on a survey of admissions officers, community service, physician shadowing/clinical observation, unpaid or paid…

Career of the Month: Dermatology
March 1, 2024

HPA highlights a different health career each month, with information about preparing for it, the application process, what the schooling is like, and other useful information and links.

HPA Vitals: February 23, 2024
Feb. 23, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Question of the Week: Pros and Cons of Summer Classes
Feb. 23, 2024

for First-Years, Sophomores and Juniors

Question of the Week: How do I get involved in mentoring?
Feb. 16, 2024
I’d like to get involved in mentoring or advising other prehealth students in some way. What would you recommend?

There are so many great options: HPA PA, Jock Doc, RCA, PHA, SAWL, UCA, and many more, which help you develop and demonstrate your teamwork skills, empathy, and so many of the other 

HPA Vitals: February 16, 2024
Feb. 9, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

HPA Vitals: February 9, 2024
Feb. 9, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Question of the Week: Appropriate Direct Patient Care
Feb. 9, 2024
I have a chance to volunteer abroad this summer through a program that promises that it’ll treat us like medical students and give us a chance to provide patient care. Is this appropriate?

A good rule of thumb is to avoid providing any care that you would not be allowed to provide in the US based on your level of training. We would also…