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Internship Opportunities at Promise Healthcare

Promise Healthcare is dedicated to improving the health of the community through treatment, prevention, and education. They primarily provide primary care and oral health services to the underserved population within the Champaign county. Their health center currently runs two primary clinics, the Francis Nelson Health Clinic, as well as the SmileHealthy Dental Clinic.

They are currently looking for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 interns. They offer a broad range of internship opportunities that range from Nursing/Medical Assisting, to Pediatric Services, to Dental Administration and Clinical internships.

If you are interested, submit a cover letter and resume in addition to a completed application, which can be found here. Their Summer 2016 application deadline is February 26th, so those who are interested in completing a summer internship are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact volunteer@promsiehealth.org.

Student Alumni Ambassadors 2016 Recruitment

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The Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) is a premier Registered Student Organization on campus which focuses on developing their members professionally and creatively while planning and executing large scale events to engage the campus-community in what it truly means to be an Illini. Some of their feature events include Illinois Sights and Sounds (the Freshmen welcome presentation), iHelp (the fall campus-wide day of service), Homecoming programming (Including the Comeback program honoring esteemed Alumni), Senior 100 Honorary (an award honoring 100 accomplished graduating seniors), and Grad Fest (a program to celebrate graduates).

Additionally, SAA provides its members with countless opportunities to engage with campus and grow professionally through Service Requests across many campus units. While giving students an opportunity to engage with campus through their programming, providing countless leadership opportunities, and molding students to be active on this campus in order to become engaged alumni, the Student Alumni Ambassadors is a family that take great pride in their work and their membership.

2016 Recruitment for the SAA begins with their Information Sessions on January 26th and 27th at 7PM in the Main Library Room 66. They are looking for mainly motivated Freshmen who are looking to be a part of a prestigious campus group.

Visit illinisaa.com or email ldevrie2@illinois.edu with any questions.

New MCB Certificate Programs Available

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The School of MCB is excited to announce two NEW certificate programs for our students.

MCB Certificate in Microbiology

The Certificate in Microbiology option allows MCB undergraduate majors to receive recognition for completing coursework providing a foundational understanding of the discipline of microbiology at multiple levels and from multiple perspectives. Students completing the Certificate will be presented with an official certificate document and will be free to use this credential on a CV/resume or application for advanced study.

For completion of the Certificate in Microbiology, students must meet with an MCB advisor and then opt in by completing the online declaration form no later than the 10th day of their final semester. Certificate students must complete a total of at least 11 credit hours of coursework from the Approved List of Courses. One lecture course of 3 credit hours and one microbiology-focused laboratory course of at least 2 credit hours are required specifically. The remaining credit hours may come from any of the other courses on the Approved List. Students are strongly encouraged to select a diverse set of courses (e.g., one in microbial physiology or biochemistry and one in pathogenesis) with at least one that includes discussions of primary literature.

Note: All of these courses may also count toward the 15 credit hours of advanced MCB courses required for MCB majors.

MCB Certificate in Neuroscience

The Certificate in Neuroscience option allows MCB undergraduate majors to obtain recognition for completing coursework providing a foundational understanding of brain function at multiple levels of organization. Students completing the Certificate will be presented with an official certificate document and will be free to use this credential on a CV/resume or application for advanced study.

Students must opt in to the Certificate of Neuroscience by meeting with an MCB advisors and then completing the declaration form no later than the 10th day of their last semester. Twelve hours of coursework in Neuroscience is required for completion of the certificate. Courses must be chosen from the Certificate in Neuroscience Approved List of Courses. Two courses are required specifically (MCB 461 and MCB 462). The remaining 6 hours can come from any courses on the Approved List. Up to 3 hours may come from MCB 290 undergraduate research conducted in the laboratory of a Neuroscience Program (NSP) faculty member.