If you are looking for a way to find medical internships, volunteering, and showing opportunities, I just found out about a great job and internship search tool at Vault.com that will help you to find medical internships and shadowing opportunities in your area.
It’s really easy to use and you could find some great opportunities, so give it a shot right now.
Find Internships and Shadowing Opportunities on Vault.com
1. Head over to the Job Seeker at Vault.com
2. In the “Find a Job” box enter “medical internship” and your city, state or zip code. You can play with other search terms but I found that “medical internship” works pretty well.
Here’s a screenshot of this step:
3. Browse the results and find a medically-related internship or volunteering opportunity
I was able to find a few medically-related internships in my area with just a quick search. Browse your search results and see if there are any local hospitals or medical practices who are looking for an intern
It’s Never Too Late to Start Volunteering and Shadowing
A competitive applicant to medical school will typically have around 100 hours of volunteering and shadowing experience on their medical school application. If you haven’t accumulated that much medically-related experience, it’s wise to start looking for opportunities now. Vault.com is just one of many ways to find opportunities in your area. Here’s another good volunteering resource:
If you’re wondering how your volunteering experiences factor into your chances of getting accepted to medical school, take my self assessment now to find out. You’ll see how volunteering and shadowing fits into the bigger admissions picture, and you’ll learn how you can become a more competitive applicant.