Illini EMS (Illinois Fire Service Institute) – EMT Training
Spring 2018 EMT course applications available!
IEMS has developed an academically and physically challenging EMT course that stresses academic and clinical abilities, interpersonal skills, critical thinking processes, decision-making abilities and the capacity for quick and appropriate judgment. Our course will teach lifesaving skills and challenge students to shift from passive bystanders to active healthcare professionals.
Due 12/14/17 @ 5 PM.
Illini Emergency Medical Services – Illinois Fire Service Institute
St. Louis University is hosting several webinars on Marriage & Family Therapy and other mental health careers. The webinars are 30 minutes in length and intended for undergraduates.
Urbana Adult Education Center will be offering a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course in January 2018.
For more information about the CNA program or to download an application, visit http://urbanaadulteducation.org/cna/.
Applications due December 4 and 5.
Calling all environmentalists! Calling students interested in Native American tribal affairs! Udall Scholarship 2-day info event this week, November 9 & 10!
The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 to sophomores or juniors committed to a career related to the environment *OR* to Native American sophomores or juniors interested in tribal policy or health care. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. permanent residents.
A successful applicant will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate leadership and a commitment to service. We are looking to nominate students who are taking action to address environmental concerns or concerns related to Native American tribal affairs. The University of Illinois may nominate up to six candidates for the award; if you are considering applying, join our information event:
**Two-Day Udall Information Event**
- Thursday, November 9, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.—Information session & discussion with former Udall Scholar – Illini Union Bookstore Building, Rm 514 (north side)
- Friday, November 10, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.—Workshop on how to craft a competitive Udall application – Illini Union Bookstore Building, Rm 514 (north side).
The campus deadline is 12pm noon, February 7, 2018.
Please visit our Udall Scholarship page for more details, application instructions, and info about past U of I Udall recipients. Email us if you would like to make an appointment to discuss whether the Udall is right for you. https://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Scholarship.aspx
Health-Related RSO Fair
Wednesday, Sept. 6
The Career Center
715 S. Wright St.
Get connected with RSOs related to the health professions and healthcare!
You do not need to register for the event. Health professions advisors will be there as well, if you have questions.
The Career Center is beginning its Health Professions Wednesdays series for the Spring 2017 semester. Next week’s presentation is on helping professions outside of traditional medical fields. This is a great opportunity to find out more about some of these great health-related career opportunities outside of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, etc. As a Psychology major, you may be interested in attending, even if you are not already pursuing a pre-health track.
On February 8, please join a panel of four professionals from the following fields to discuss the helping professions:
Child Life Specialist
Helping Professions: Beyond the Medical Model
Wednesday, February 8
Career Center Interview Suite
616 E. Green St.
First Friday Alumni Panel
“How Can I Use My Psychology Degree for a Career in Medicine?”
Friday, November 4
Room 142 Psychology Building
Jason Cacioppo, plastic surgeon
James Leonard, Director, Carle Clinic
Blair Rowitz, surgeon at Carle Clinic