Opportunities 2014-2015



Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group stands out as one of the fastest growing financial and operational consulting firms in the industry, serving clients in the healthcare, education, legal, life sciences, and business advisory sectors. Huron helps clients improve performance and transform their enterprise by reducing costs, utilizing technology, and simulating growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy, and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized solutions that are tailored to address each client’s
particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results.
Application Deadline: October 29th (resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript) through Ole Career Central.

Health Care Futures (HCF)

Health Care Futures, L.P. (HCF) is a health care consulting firm with offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Chicago, Illinois.  HCF excels at providing health care leaders with innovative business advice. Since HCF’s founding in 1996 our business philosophy has been to partner with clients to help create perspective about their important strategic business issues and opportunities.
Application Deadline: November 1st (resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript) through Ole Career Central.

Elite Medical Scribe Positions

Elite Medical Scribe looks to hire pre-health professional students and recent graduates to fill our Medical Scribe positions. Being a Medical Scribe is one of the best ways to gain experience in the medical field. We currently have 4 part-time medical scribe positions available in Owatonna, MN.

Medical Scribes work one-on-one with physicians. This gets them in “the front lines” of medicine and helps them learn a vast amount of medical terminology. They are also able to build personal relationships with the physicians, which allows for great letters of recommendation.

Clinical Assistant at a Dermatology Clinic

“I’m writing to post a job opening for Spring of 2015.  We are a busy and growing dermatology practice in the twin cities looking to hire clinical assistants for 2015.  Ideally, we are looking for pre-medical students who are planning on taking 1-2 gap years prior to starting medical school. The position is an amazing opportunity which will serve any future doctor well as they prepare for medical school applications and a career in medicine.  The full-time position would involve assisting the physician/PA with patient histories, assisting with office surgery, scribing via EMR, and helping with all other aspects of a clinical practice. The hours are typically 8-5pm, with no weekends or late evenings.  Salary is $15 an hour + benefits. Additionally, we also are very committed to helping and mentoring our employees as they pursue a career in medicine.   Two our our clinical assistants just started medical school this fall at Iowa and the U of MN.

Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter to this email address (basir@tareendermatology.com).”


A Day in the Life of an Orthopedic Surgeon  

This three hour course will provide you with information about all the specialties listed listed below. We will also touch on other topics, including schooling/program requirements, getting into practice/the work force, and what a typical day is like. During the TRIA experience, you will hear about our philosophy on patient centered care, and a few of our unique programs, including a previously recorded ACL reconstruction. Our education coordinator will work with you to schedule a four hour observation to occur within 60 days of completion of this program. For additional information, visit http://www.tria.com/observation.aspx.

University of Minnesota Dental Preparation Course

The Dental School Preparation Course offered at the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry is a 20-hour intensive program designed to prepare students for the field of Dentistry. The program consists of a series of hands-on preclinical exercises and laboratory procedures as well as lectures given by university faculty members, experts in their fields of teaching, research and practice. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work with DentSim, the multi-million dollar advanced simulation technology and most advanced pre-clinical training tool to date. This intensive weekend course is valuable for students seeking a better understanding of dental school and the profession. For additional information, visit http://www.dentistry.umn.edu/programs-admissions/prep-course/.

Volunteering in the Health Field

HealthFinders works to be an access point to anyone looking to get healthy in greater Rice County. Patient Advocacy, referrals, and wellness programs reach out to all those looking to access health or health care. At this time, HealthFinders clinical programs are limited to those who are uninsured, or underinsured. Consider the various volunteering opportunities for students through HealthFinders. More information at:


Oles for Community Health
OCH is a new, student-run organization that works with HealthFinders, a local volunteer organization that provides healthcare and education to under- or uninsured community members. This group welcomes a broad range of passions and talents, from Spanish language skills to public health to those looking to get involved in a community clinic with medical and dental services. Meetings are bi-weekly on Mondays at 8pm in BC 144.
Northfield Hospital Volunteers
For Northfield Hospital, volunteers are an integral part of the team that provides quality care. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist in Long Term Care Center, the Emergency Room, Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Supply Chain, or Endoscopy.

Health Equity Service Year
      Deadline: April 3, 2015. Learn more here.

Are you a graduating senior who is passionate about health equity, wants experience in community health, and is seeking a meaningful gap year opportunity? Check out the College Health Corps. We’re accepting applications for this full time Minnesota Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA program through April 3, 2015, however positions are filled on a rolling basis, so apply soon before spaces fill!

Those interested in applying will need to create a profile and application on the my Americorps site, and submit that application to each individual position to which they’d like to apply (links below). Most sites also require a resume and cover letter sent directly to the listed position supervisor. Find out more here. Contact Sinda or call 612-436-2080 for more information. (Flyer attached.)

American Indian Cancer Foundation, Minneapolis

Health Commons & Campus Kitchen with Augsburg College, Minneapolis

CARE Clinic, Red Wing

Century College, White Bear Lake

Community Dental Care, St. Paul

Metropolitan State University Dental Clinic, St. Paul/ Maplewood

Minneapolis Health Department Youth Violence Intervention Program (MYVIP), Minneapolis

Rochester Student Health Services School Clinic, Rochester

Southwest Minnesota State University with the Marshall Area YMCA, Marshall 

The University of Minnesota’s Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC), Minneapolis

Winona Health & Wellness with Winona State University, Winona

Health Corps VISTA Leader*, Minnesota Campus Compact, Minneapolis  (*Must be VISTA alum for Leader position.)

Sinda Nichols
Program Director
Minnesota Campus Compact

2211 Riverside Ave. S., CB 48
Minneapolis, MN 55454

612-436-2080 – office


Union Gospel Mission:
1. Interested in hands-on volunteering in the field of dentistry? Union Gospel Mission offers volunteering opportunities for students to help out undeserved individuals in the Twin Cities with Dental care. You will be volunteering along with licensed dental professionals. If you are interested in applying you must:
1) Register at http://ugmtc.org/volunteers and file appropriate          paperwork
2) Attend an in person orientation/OSHA training
3) Email Chad Wagner (wagnerc@stolaf.edu) to join the carpool

Any further questions please contact wagnerc@stolaf.edu


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