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  • Pre-Health Advisor, Marymount Manhattan College (New York, NY)

    Duties / Responsibilities
    • Provide academic advisement and career counseling to students pursuing careers in health-related professions;
    • Track student progress towards successful completion of their programs/degrees in collaboration with other academic departments and offices;
    • Chair the Pre-Health Committee and coordinate its recommendation process;
    • Arrange individual appointments and conduct workshops to educate students about health-related career paths and application processes, including interviewing, resume-writing, and other “soft” skills;
    • Write individualized cover letters and assemble letter packets for applicants to health professional programs;
    • Advise student organizations affiliated with health-related fields.
    • Identify, arrange, and oversee internships in the health-related fields in collaboration with the Office of Career Services;
    • Assist students in finding shadowing and community service opportunities with local hospitals and other health-related organizations;
    • Stay informed about recent developments in health-related fields and career paths;
    • Serve as a resource for students and faculty with questions about health-related careers;
    • Assist with preparing and maintaining informational and marketing materials related to the Center for Health and Human Development and the support it provides students pursuing health-related careers;
    • Maintain all records related to pre-health advising, and student files, letters, etc.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of the Center for Health and Human Development

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in health-related or STEM field required.
    • Minimum of three years’ experience working with undergraduate students in a professional advising/counseling role.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Master’s degree preferred.