Internship Opportunity with Ronald McDonald House

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In-hospital Support Intern

Interns will become well-versed in the mission and daily functions of the Ronald McDonald House Charities in order to be ambassadors of the organization both in and out of the house. Interns will be responsible for assisting the Program and Volunteer Managers with a variety of tasks including but not limited to delivering lunches, snacks, and other materials to local hospitals, helping to foster and maintain relationships with local hospitals, determining other areas for growth for engaging hospitals, as well as the Richmond community. Interns will have the opportunity to have larger ongoing projects focused on engaging the community and hospital partners. Interns must provide their own transportation. The internship is unpaid. The internship is approximately 15 hours a week and the schedule is flexible but interns must have morning availability during weekdays. Preferably, interns will have interest in non-profit management, family, services, health care, and/or outreach. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Diana Villarreal at diana@rmhc-richmond.org

Arts in Health Care

VCU Community Health Education Center Program: Arts in Health Care

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 from noon to 1 p.m.

The VCU Community Health Education Center hosts a program about the arts in health care at the center, VCU Medical Center, Gateway Building, Ground Floor. The VCU Arts in Healthcare team will present information about how the department serves the hospital and patients with therapy services and programs. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, use the contact information below. For more information, contact Sarah Amick at seamick@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2432 or visit http://wp.vcu.edu/chec/.

Global Health Student Panel Discussion

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 from noon to 1 p.m.

The School of Medicine, Global Education Office, School of Pharmacy and Office of Research host a global health student panel discussion in the Molecular Medicine Research Building, Rooms 1009-1011. Attendees will hear from students in the VCU School of Medicine about their experiences working on global health projects in Rwanda and Ecuador and learn how to get involved in global health. Lunch will be provided for the first 40 registrants. Register by visiting the website below. For more information, contact Sharon Flores at sharon.flores@vcuhealth.org or visit https://redcap.vcu.edu/ surveys/?s=H8TYKTA7DA.

Master of Science in Health Administration Information Seminar

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Department of Health Administration holds a Master of Science in Health Administration information seminar at the Grant House. Attendees will learn about the Master of Science in Health Administration program and have a chance to meet with the program director, current students and alumni. For more information, contact Chuky Spivey at ckspivey@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7799 or visit http://had.vcu.edu.

Healthcare Experience Series

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Getting certifications in the healthcare industry

Wednesday, Oct. 26
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
University Student Commons Theater

Certification opens up doors to a lot of new opportunities. Why wait until graduation to start working in the industry. Start building experience now! We’ve invited representatives from several healthcare employers their tips and tricks on getting certifications in healthcare as an undergrad. Panelists will discuss the various application processes, cost, and completion times for several certification programs.

 

Volunteering in healthcare panel

Tuesday, Nov. 1

2:00pm-3:00 pm
University Student Commons Theater

Volunteering is a key component of of admission to many healthcare professional programs. Join us as a panel of volunteer coordinators from local healthcare organizations offers tips on how to choose the right volunteer opportunities for you and how to get involved with their organizations.