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Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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Information and Resources for Students

The Wyoming Center on Aging has numerous opportunities for students:

  • Clinical training and internships in geriatrics and gerontology in Wyoming.

  • Opportunities to engage and learn about innovative aging services.

  • Community program immersion opportunities.

  • Minor in Aging StudiesNow is the perfect time to consider a Minor in Aging Studies from UW! People are living longer than ever before and populations are aging worldwide. The gift of old age presents numerous opportunities in a wide variety of careers. The demand for professionals with expertise in aging is growing rapidly. Whether your interest is in healthcare, social services, business, or a number of other fields, a Minor in Aging Studies will compliment your declared major. Why pursue a Minor in Aging Studies at the University of Wyoming?

    • By 2030, one-fifth of the US population will be over age 65.

    • There is great demand for professionals with expertise in aging.

    • Gain hands-on experiences through an internship in a setting that interests you.

    • The Minor in Aging Studies is complimentary to ANY major!

For more information on the aging studies minor contact:

Catherine Carrico, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Psychology | Associate Director, Wyoming Center on Aging (WYCOA)

(307) 766 – 6687 | ccarrico@uwyo.edu

  • UW Student Gerontology Association: The UW Student Gerontology Association is an RSO aimed at providing students who have interest in aging issues from across campus with the opportunity to interact with like-minded students. The organization is formed to offer opportunities for students to socialize, network with professionals in the field, gain knowledge in the area of gerontology, explore career opportunities and volunteer to make our community stronger and more age-friendly.  All students with an interest in issues relating to aging are welcome to join. Faculty who have students who are interested in aging are requested to encourage them to join.

 

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 Contact WyCOA for more info on any of these opportunities!

Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window)

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