Pre-Health Opportunities

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There are many ways to explore healthcare and pursue opportunities that will support you in excelling as a student in CLA. Exploring your options and gaining experience are both essential parts of what it means to be a Pre-Health student—and of finding the right match. 

The Pre-Health Student Resource Center shares various ways you can gain experience while also exploring health careers through Pre-Health courses

CLA Pre-Health 101

Come learn what it means to be a pre-health student in CLA, how to navigate resources, and how to start building a unique portfolio. This information session is great for students early in their pre-health journey. By the end of the information session, students will be able to: 

  • learn how to work with the different members of their pre-health team
  • connect with staff and pre-health students in CLA 
  • locate resources to explore health career options 
  • determine one action step pertaining to their pre-health goals 

Register for one of the following Fall 2019 information sessions:

You will be prompted to register on GoldPASS powered by Handshake using your UMN X500 username. Please contact Marlena Yang at if you run into issues registering for an information session.

All CLA students welcome (first-year, sophomore, junior, senior, international, and transfer).

Summer Research Resources

The CLA Career Readiness Guide provides you with the tools you need to prepare for your Pre-Health journey. From ways to gaining experience and how to prepare for graduate school, you’re bound to find something helpful along the way! Access the guide online, or pick up a copy in CLA Career Services or in your CLA Academic Advising office.