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Stay informed about events happening in the College of Health Sciences and events related to Pre-Health fields.


  • Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine drop in hours and info session, Nov 15. Meet with a representative from Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine to find out more about their program and applying to Osteopathic schools. They will be holding drop-in office hours from 3:00-4:30pm in HS 449 and an info session at 5pm in HS 105.

  • Stop the Bleed, Nov. 15 at 6pm. Stop The Bleed is a national campaign aimed at providing the education, equipment and training needed to help in an emergency setting involving uncontrollable bleeding before help arrives. Tuesday night, from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Health Sciences Rm #459, November 15th. Email if you have questions.

  • Virtual Fair: This is Public Health, Nov. 15
    Meet school representatives from a variety of public health schools & programs.  Free for all prospective students to attend. Register here.

  • Podiatric Medicine Virtual Fair – Nov. 17. Meet representatives from all nine of the US Podiatric Medical Schools in a live virtual setting. November 17th, 10am-2pm MT. Register here.

  • Overview of the Medical School Application UPREP info session, Nov. 28. UPREP offers monthly workshops to underrepresented minority students and other aspiring future applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. The next workshop topic will be: Overview of the Medical School Application. The event itself will consist of a presentation, panelist Q&A, and breakout rooms with a current medical student. You will have an opportunity to meet and interact with current medical students who have applied to medical schools in the past and want to help you be a successful applicant! Their student volunteers are very diverse and come from all walks of life, each with their own unique insights and stories they would love to share with you! Please sign up here: [].

  • Women in Math, Science & Engineering (WiMSE) Coffee & Conversation, Dec. 6. Start your morning off with coffee/tea and a breakfast goodie in the Engineering Education & Research Building (EERB Lewis Street lobby). Bring a friend and meet women interested in mentoring women. 8:30-9:30am, Tuesday Dec 6.

Internships and Competitive Applications for Experiential Learning

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a transformative summer experience for students interested in the health professions. The program offers opportunities to explore health careers, including dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and public health.
The FREE six-week summer enrichment program prepares college students for a career in the health professions by enhancing their academic proficiency and providing career development opportunities. Participation in SHPEP may better position students for acceptance into advanced-degree programs.
Visit for more information. Craig and April are available to coach students through the application process.

Summer 2023 research opportunity in Idaho
The RAIN Screening Application for Student Internships at National Labs for 2023 is now open! The summer 2023 research opportunity in Idaho is for biomedical focused undergraduate students. Information and link to the application: Application due date: November 2, 2022.

Connection in the Community, Job and Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteer Hub is a website that brings together Laramie nonprofits and Albany County residents. Through this website users can browse a list of Laramie-area organizations, reply to active volunteer opportunities, and create a record of their volunteer hours and activities. University of Wyoming users can access this resource using their single sign-on credentials. Learn more and get started at

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters: In these times of uncertainty, the importance of strong relationships has never been more clear. You can help make a difference by becoming a mentor. Being a Big is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling things you’ll ever do. You can help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do like hiking Medicine Bow peak or going to a UW football game. We are actively recruiting volunteers to mentor youth in Laramie. Head to to become a part of something bigger. Contact with any questions!


Entrance Exam Preparation

  • Looking for an economical way to prepare for the GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT? The Pre-Health Advising Office can check out some study books to you. Most of them are a few years old, but they are still good for the current versions of these exams. In order to see our selection, contact us at

  • The folks at Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) are offering some exam preparation webinars!

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