Pre-Health January Interim Career Exploration

January Interim Pre-Health Career Exploration Opportunity

This learning opportunity is designed specifically for Gustavus students to follow and observe the patient/provider relationship and subsequent interactions, diagnostics and treatment. During an observation experience, the student will not touch, diagnose, treat, or otherwise participate in patient care. The experience is observation only. 

2023 Application available Wednesday, Sept. 21

Pre-Health January Interim 2023 Career Exploration online application HERE

You need to be login to the Gustavus website to access the online application.

Application deadline: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 @ noon

Opportunity details: 

If you are interested in the health field, this Pre-Health Career Exploration is a unique opportunity to spend 30+ hours per week in a health care setting for the January Interim Term. Gustavus has partnered with the Mankato Clinic and Specialty Clinics, River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic, and Hennepin County Medical Center, Local Dental Offices to name a few to offer this exclusive opportunity to selected Gustavus students.


1. Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2.

2. Sophomore, junior or senior standing, sophomores are particularly encouraged to apply.

3. Good standing with the College and not on any type of College probation.

4. Completed online application, unofficial transcripts and one-page statement submitted by, Wednesday, October 12, 2022. You need to be login to the Gustavus website to access the online application.

5. If selected complete the Interim Career Exploration registration form for academic credit. 

The January Interim 2023: Wednesday, January 4 - Friday, January 27

You will be at the site approximately 8am - 5pm on scheduled days, but some sites will have early or later shifts depending on the specialty area (Surgery, Sleep Clinic, etc.). These dates and times will be set and are not flexible or negotiable; it is important that you understand the commitment when applying for this opportunity.

6. You will be responsible for your own transportation because you will be traveling to different locations.

7. COVID-19 doesn't care when it makes its moves, etc. so things can change in the blink of an eye. We will do our best to inform you of any changes and adjustments that need to be made. A site may cancel due to COVID-19 new restrictions.

Under construction: GUSTIE Pre-Health January Interim ALUM Where are they now

Updated 9/12/2022 HB