Bates Sponsored Internships and Shadowing Opportunities
Health professions schools are interested in applicants who are informed about the professions, are altruistic, compassionate and able to communicate effectively. Shadowing, volunteering, and internship programs provide opportunities to explore and to determine one’s suitability for the health professions.
Bates related and other local opportunities:
Shadowing, Internships, and Volunteering Opportunities, list of area health professionals who have agreed to allow students to shadow them, intern with them, or simply speak with them.
Career Discovery In Practice, CDIP, now in its 25th year, is a partnership among the Bates Career Development Center, students, parents and alumni through which students have the opportunity to participate in a one or two day job shadow.
Ladd Internship Program, also coordinated through the BCDC, offers full-time paid summer internships, some of which are in the health professions.