Safari of the Soul: Reducing Water Poverty

by Pavitra Krishnamani In addition to supporting the University of Southern California, Dana and David Dornsife serve as incredible role models for students by virtue of their work alleviating water poverty in Africa with the organization World Vision. The Dornsifes spoke about their humanitarian work at the Visions and Voices…

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Healthcare Consulting Abroad

by Amrit Jaggi While it is usually business and economic students searching for consulting positions, pre-health students should not shy away from these jobs –– specifically, healthcare consulting. Consulting firms provide services to other organizations to identify problems, resolve issues, and maximize efficiency. Consulting jobs are highly sought after for…

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Student EMTs: Entrusted with Saving Lives

by Kausar Ali Tremendous pressure, life-or-death situations, and split-second decisions characterize the field of emergency medical care. Any trauma or accident that is called in to 9-1-1 is immediately addressed by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics. These specialists are trained for extremely stressful situations. They learn basic emergency care…

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MEDS 490

by Aicha Lodin MEDS-490 Directed Biomedical Research is the ideal course for any student seeking research experience without any previous research experience  required. Erin Yamauchi, program specialist for the minor in health care studies, states that medical schools and many other professional degree programs are now requiring that students participate…

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Medical Outreach

by Lu Tian Tzu Chi medical outreach is an opportunity for students to observe firsthand how medicine is practiced to improve the lives of those living in the community. Founded in 1966, Tzu Chi is a nonprofit international humanitarian organization that strives to “care with compassion, give with joy,” as…

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Medical Missions

by, Megan Bernstein At USC, student interest in global health issues and policy is hardly difficult to find. USC prides itself in its global community and international learning opportunities, and offers a wide spectrum of opportunities from study abroad programs to a major in Global Health.  However, for students looking…

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