You First Presents: Stand Out With Experience – Volunteering, Internship and Shadowing Experiences

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

In this interactive discussion, Sharon Zumbrunn, Ph.D., associate professor of educational psychology, and Oswaldo Moreno, Ph.D., assistant professor of counseling psychology, share how volunteering, internship, and shadowing opportunities can provide important experience and a way to help your résumé stand out when looking for jobs or applying for graduate programs. Questions: Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Elizabeth Bambacus at or (804) 827-3927 or visit

Searching for Healthcare Opportunities

September 9th, 2021 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Looking for healthcare volunteering and shadowing can be difficult. These kinds of opportunities can provide you with the ability to practice and improve your communication, management, and leadership skills while making a positive difference in the world. Attendees will hear about tips and strategies for finding opportunities, as well as methods for tracking various experiences.Register on using the Zoom link:

TeleShadowing is offering clinical shadowing experiences weekly that will leave lasting impressions.

TeleShadowing intends to encourage and inspire students to explore the multifaceted world of medicine through our two-hour weekly Zoom sessions, in which they will have the opportunity to interact with health professionals as they walk them through real-life case studies and their path to medicine. Through the program, students will also be offered immediate certification of their hours for applications after having taken a quiz on the content prepared.

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VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs applications are now OPEN! Students who complete the programs are given opportunities for incredible experiential learning and the ability to build social capital by connecting with admissions faculty in the various health professions programs.

For Juniors, Seniors, and Post-Baccalaureate Students, they have SAEP (Summer Academic Enrichment Program)

For Freshman – Seniors they have ACHE (Allied Health Career Exploration) and Pharmacy Preview Day. Check out an awesome video from their AHCE program last Summer: AHCE Video.

For more information and to apply, please visit  If you have any questions, please reach out to Lorayah Lenore at

Women in Science at VCU Graduate Shadow Day

Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25


Mark your calendars! VCU undergraduate students are invited to VCU’s MCV campus for the chance to shadow a current graduate student in the biomedical sciences. Students will have the opportunity to learn about research laboratory experiences, attend graduate classes, and network with current graduate students.  Biomedical Graduate and Professional Programs participating include Human and Molecular Genetics, Oral Health, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Biochemistry, And many, many more!  Interested? Contact!

Please note – this event is to shadow a graduate student. Medical students, clinicians, etc. will not be hosts for this event. Sign up is at the link here:

Discover Medicine in Argentina

The Global Education Office will be offering Discover Medicine in Argentina , a medical shadowing program led by Dr. Antonia Abbate during winter break 2019.

Interested students are encouraged to attend their information session on Monday, October 29th, from 4PM-4:30PM
Location: Global Education Office 912 W. Grace St. 4th Floor

Women in Science at VCU Graduate Shadow Day

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.

In addition to the above date, Women in Science at VCU will host the organization’s third annual Graduate Shadow Day on Oct. 12, 17 and 18. Undergraduate students will spend the day with their graduate student host, sitting in on classes and lab work. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. To shadow, sign up at the following URL. To host an undergraduate student, sign up at For more information, contact Jacqueline Grible at or visit

Clinical Laboratory Sciences Open House Dates for Fall 2018!

Please join us October 11th for the CLS Open House!

         Can You Picture Yourself…

  • Solving medical mysteries…
  • Playing a critical role on today’s health care team…
  • With a degree that prepares you for a job and
    medical or graduate school…







Find out more about this rewarding career that is a perfect blend of

Life Science, Medicine and Technology 

Informational Open House AND Laboratory TOUR*
Students, advisors, faculty, and PARENTS are WELCOME 

When:             Thursday, October 11, 2018               4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018               4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019                 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 2019                  4:00 p.m.

Where:             VCU Health System, Community Health Education Center

Gateway Building—Ground Floor
1200 E. Marshall St., Richmond, VA 23298
(Visitor’s Parking Deck: 12th and Leigh Streets)
Driving directions:  

*No open toe or open heel shoes permitted in the laboratories.

Please RSVP at (804) 828-9469 so we’ll know to look for you!

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