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Through active-learning classes, hands-on research and volunteer opportunities, many CBS graduates are well prepared to go on to programs in a variety of health-related fields. In pursuit of these advanced degrees, you can take advantage of our pre-health opportunities and resources on campus to prepare for your future in healthcare. 

Scribe on campus

Scribe on-campus at the UMN Clinics and Surgery Center (located next to the super-block/stadium village area). EPPA's partnership with M Health means students will be able to scribe with University of Minnesota Physicians and residents in specialties ranging from family practice to gastroenterology and other specialties and sub-specialties. Positions at M Health will become available in late summer, 2017 and students are encouraged to express interest or apply with EPPA now.  

Job Opportunity with Elite Medical Scribes

Elite Medical Scribes gives you the opportunity to gain clinical experience while building close relationships with Medical providers in clinic or hospital settings in over 27 states. You will be paired with a Physician or Physician Assistant, and see every Patient interaction while building the Electronic Medical Records, and performing other various tasks.

Exploring Careers in Public Health Panel

Learn about the Master’s of Public Health at UM, programs including community health promotion, epidemiology, maternal and child health, and public health nutrition. CBS alumni who are now faculty or current students in program will also share how their undergraduate training prepared them for their public health careers. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Register at

Event Details

  • Wednesday, April 19
  • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • 3-100 Mayo

CBSelfie with Erin Chappuis

This CBS senior explores the iniquities in a career field she’s helping others prepare for.

Erin ChappuisWhat’s your major?

What year in school are you?

Where is your hometown?
Eagan, Minnesota

Critical Care Research Center Internship

The Critical Care Research Center at Regions Hospital will be accepting applicants for their internship program, which runs June 2017 – June 2018. This internship provides the opportunity to become immersed in multiple aspects of clinical research ranging from NIH-funded trials to retrospective investigator-initiated trials at a Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. Interns will spend the majority of time in the emergency department, allowing first-hand exposure to the medical field. 

Rush Medical College Information Session

Are you interested in attending medical school? Rush Medical College from Chicago, Illinois will be hosting an information session to talk about their school and provide information about how to become a competitive applicant to their program. Rush Medical College aspires to “be the global leader in student-centered, future-oriented medical education.” 

Event details

Health Interprofessional School Fair

Come network with admissions officers of health professionals schools from around the country! A mobile event app will be up and running in the next few weeks that will list all of the schools and colleges attending along with other tips for preparing for the event.

Make Your Statement Personal (Webinar) - Dental School

Your personal statement is your big opportunity to demonstrate your enthusiasm, potential and suitability for dental school. The more competitive the school is, the more likely your personal statement could be the deciding factor. Learn from a group of panelists on how to craft a memorable statement that is personal to you.