Job Opportunity for Pre-Health Students

Ohio At Home is currently seeking to hire new Patient Care Assistants from OSU students working towards a career in healthcare or human services, as this line of work most directly relates to their goals and can serve as a great opportunity to gain hours of patient care experience and develop a network of colleagues and professional references.

Ohio At Home is a home healthcare agency that employs primarily Ohio State students and provides direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities in central Ohio. Their agency supports clients ranging from children with autism to adults with paraplegia/quadriplegia.

The role of Patient Care Assistant involves tasks of daily living, behavioral and emotional support, community involvement and direct patient care. Key traits for a successful Patient Care Assistant are patience, kindness, teamwork, a passion for service, and an eagerness to learn.

Although Ohio At Home’s PCA staff is primarily comprised of pre-health students, all majors and areas of interest are invited to apply. Scheduling is based on the university semester system and can accommodate academic and extracurricular commitments. Past patient care experience is not required to apply, but those with experience are also encouraged.

More information can be found on this flyer. To apply, send your resume and availability jobs@ohioathome.com.

Undergraduate Research: Retroviruses

Have you thought about working in a lab? Doing research now as an undergraduate?

You have the unique opportunity to work in a research lab for OSU!

The Yoder lab is researching retroviruses, a type of RNA viruses that insert their DNA into host cells, an example of which is HIV.  The lab supervisor is Dr. Kristine Yoder.  This opportunity is open to talented 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students who are interested in medical research.  You will get to work in the lab 10-15 hours a week during the school year, and then full time over the summer for at least one year.

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From Dr. Yoder:

Depending on the experience of the undergraduate, the lab duties may initially be limited to supportive tasks (such as preparing solutions) with the expectation of advancing to an individual medical research project.  For more information about our research visit our website at u.osu.edu/yoder.176.

  • Prefer Students who have completed introductory chemistry and biology coursework
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required

Interested students should send a resume, unofficial transcript and current class schedule to yoderlabosu@gmail.com by Friday, September 9.