Pre-Health Opportunities and Events

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.

Events & Opportunities

Check out an ongoing updated list of healthcare events and opportunities happening on campus and the community. Visit

Healthcare & Science Career Field Community

Join this Career Field Community! You’ll get a monthly email update which will include: job and internship postings, events, featured careers, student & alumni profiles, articles & blogs, and more! To join, you’ll need to be signed in to your UMN X500 Twin Cities account.

Information Sessions

Come learn what it means to be a Pre-Health student in CLA, how to navigate resources, and how to build a unique portfolio. Attend one of the CLA Pre-Health 101 sessions offered this Spring 2019 and register below:

Please contact Marlena Yang if you run into issues registering for an information session.

Summer Research Opportunities:

Check Out Our “Explore Pre-Health” Handout

Looking for a concise, interactive guide on Pre-Health at the U of M? Check out our “Explore Pre-Health” handout. (Note: It’s a handy PDF that you can easily print out and read.)

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.