Summer Experiences

Summer is a great time to enhance exposure to the health care field by gaining research experience, clinical experience, admissions test prep, etc. We strongly recommend looking at opportunities to enhance your future application, including the below resources. 

Pre-Health Programs

Programs for Minority and Disadvantaged Students

Be sure to review a comprehensive list of opportunities here: Comprehensive Listing of Summer Opportunities

Medical Research and Enrichment

Science Research

International Programs

Note: most international programs have significant costs to participate (unlike most of the opportunities above which are available at little to no cost).

Notice for all students participating in clinical experiences abroad: You can face challenges when you travel to other countries if you don’t choose your program wisely and prepare in advance on how to react and behave in situations that may occur while abroad. Please review the following documents regarding appropriate patient care:

Disclaimer: Events, information, and opportunities published by the USF Division of Health Professions Advising are provided for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace either official university documents or the advice of a qualified professional. Unless otherwise identified, off campus experiences are not affiliated with the University of South Florida and all participation is at each student’s sole discretion. Furthermore, the University of South Florida does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness, and legality of the contents of any linked third party websites.