Involvement

Involvement Opportunities:


Student Organization – Save the Children at Ohio State (posted 11/21/22)

  • Save the Children at Ohio State will work to give children in the world the chance to grow up healthy, educated, and safe so they can have the futures they deserve. We will work to create change for kids in need through fundraising, awareness building, and advocacy events. We plan on doing things like fundraising for humanitarian crises, writing letters of support to those children etc.
  • If you would like more information or would like to join please email ohiostateuniversity.oh@gmail.com!

Student Organization – Health Science Club (posted 11/1/22)

  • Join the Health Sciences Club for our second meeting on October 25 (today!) in 136 Atwell Hall! We are a student organization that strives to bring a sense of community within the Health Sciences major where we talk about class schedules, volunteer opportunities, and graduate and career advice. During our meetings you will get a chance to mingle with fellow classmates and HRS faculty.
  • For more information follow our Instagram @osu_healthsciences_club and/or email Abby Halsey.85 to be added to our email group and GroupMe!

Opportunity for Involvement – Lab Assistants in the General Chemistry Prep Lab (posted 11/1/22)

  • Gain experience in the Chemistry Lab at OSU by applying for this opportunity. Currently not seeking Spring 2023 applications, but still reach out to Tyler Weaver to discuss this opportunity.
  • Click here for more information.

Opportunity for Involvement – Recruitment Hosts (posted 11/1/22)

Student Organization – Medsembly & First Gen Pre-PA Club (posted 11/1/22)

Student Organization – Muscle Movement Foundation (posted 11/1/22)

  • The Muscle Movement Foundation is looking for more members! MMF at OSU is a collegiate chapter of a national nonprofit for individuals with Neuromuscular diseases. Our members work to raise funds for individuals with neuromuscular diseases (Muscle Champions) in the central Ohio area. We host an annual 5k in the spring and run various smaller fundraisers during the year. We also volunteer with our muscle champions, in the past this has entailed using funds to build a ramp to make their house more accessible or socializing with them during this isolating time. We also currently have several chair positions open which would be a perfect way to gain leadership experience! The club is pretty small so we also try to hold more social events like participating in intramural sports, which we also use to promote muscular health.
  • Please contact Holzapfel.34@osu.edu with any questions or to be added to our mailing list!

Student Organization – Prep Scholars Mentorship Club (posted 11/1/22)

  • Prep Scholars Mentorship club (PSM) is an organization that aims to assist students in the Columbus school districts through career and college readiness and tutoring. The club currently visits two schools (one per week, usually) and volunteers are needed for both days.
  • Please join the GroupMe if interested by following the link attached, or emailing Casey at scroggins.26@osu.edu

Opportunity for Involvement – Day of Play 3v3 Basketball (posted 9/20/22)

  • Hi everyone! This fall, BuckeyeThon will be holding a series of 3v3 basketball tournaments as part of our annual Day of Play. These tournaments are free to enter, and you do not need to be registered for BuckeyeThon to sign up. This will be held on October 23rd from 12-2:30pm in the RPAC Upper Gyms.  Feel free to email events.buckeyethon@osu.edu with questions. Here’s the form to sign up: https://forms.office.com/r/3EL3AD2VKY

Student Organization – Science Olympiad at The Ohio State University (posted 9/20/22)

Student Organization – Conversations to Remember (posted 9/20/22)

  • The goal of the organization is to provide support for people who are lonely, typically in senior community centers, through weekly online meetings.
  • If you are interested in joining our organization, our first meeting will be on October 3rd at 5:30pm  to 6:30pm at Hitchcock 030. Just so we have an understanding of how many doughnuts to buy, please fill out the following form: https://forms.gle/THMQFYJNUMhCw3Xq8 . If you can’t make the meeting in-person, here is a ZOOM link you can use to attend: https://osu.zoom.us/j/93117588273?pwd=MDlibVFFZmJWUHh0RlVIVSs1azFlUT09

Student Organization – Campus EMS at The Ohio State University (posted 9/20/22)

  • Interested in becoming an EMT? Learn more about training and employment opportunities at the next Campus EMS at The Ohio State University meeting on Monday, September 26 at 6pm in Lazenby 001.
  • Campus EMS at The Ohio State University is a student organization focused on emergency medical services. Currently, we provide training and educational opportunities available to all students. We are also working towards the establishment of a student-run emergency response service. We hold biweekly meetings on Monday evenings in Lazenby 001. For more information contact osucampusems@gmail.com or visit https://org.osu.edu/campusems/

Student Organization – Heart for the Unhoused at Ohio State (posted 9/20/22)

  • We are promoting primary care among homeless people in Columbus area, and one of the projects we working on is to make a student mobile healthcare team, a group of 10 students going to one homeless shelter per week to do free basic primary care to the homeless. This group provides: BP check, vision testing, drug consulting, even dental screening, etc. Additionally, We are looking to begin a nutrition project, in which we gather resources from grocery stores, and supermarkets and distribute them to local shelters. The student team will also collaborate with local shelters help package meals and distribute them individually to residents in need in the city. A third project is to assemble first aid kits using grant money and donations with supplies necessary for unhoused individuals. This kit is designed according to local shelter needs specifically. Lastly, we have created a healthcare guide that highlights affordable locations to treat many common concerns. We are looking for OSU students who would like to create healthcare for other areas across the state.
  • If you are interested, please fill out this short application below: https://forms.gle/ZBi29Wg2yFx1Dy9cA

Student-Alumni Council (posted on 9/20/22)

  • SAC’s mission is to bring past, present, and future OSU students together by celebrating the countless traditions of Buckeye culture and engaging our student body. From the Homecoming Pep Rally to SAC Spike, SAC provides a diverse set of programs and events that appeal to all students on campus, while also fostering a tight-knit, close community of members. Our application is open now and closes on October 9th at 11:59 PM.
  • For more information on SAC and the process on how to apply, check out our website or email our Vice President of Membership, Sophia LaBianco, at (labianco.1@buckeyemail.osu.edu). If you have any interest in joining, fill out our Interest Form to be added to any further communications.

Vaccinate America (posted on 9/20/22)

  • This is a student-led organization with the goal of furthering vaccine education and awareness among our members and community. They are looking to open a branch of their organization at OSU.
  • If you’re interested in starting a branch of Vaccinate America at your school, please fill out the google form here.

Student Organization – Partners in Health Engage (posted on 9/14/2022)

  • Focused on achieving the right to healthcare for all people through advocacy, community building and education, and fundraising. We see the inequalities in healthcare as representations of deeper issues. By understanding the legislative processes, historical roots and targeting underlying inequalities, we will be able to effectively serve those in need. Throughout the year, we meet with members of Congress to advocate for public health legislation and organize a 5K to support global public health. We meet every other week on Wednesdays and welcome all majors!
  • Here is the link to join our GroupMe https://web.groupme.com/join_group/88681500/1fsdJnSc and our email list http://eepurl.com/hcVdwv You can also follow us on Instagram @pihengageohiostate for meeting information! We look forward to seeing you this semester!

 

Student Organization – Doctors Without Borders (posted on 9/14/2022)

  • Meetings every other Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at Lazenby 021
  • Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF, or in English: Doctors Without Borders) is an international nonprofit organization that is known mostly for providing emergency medical services to war-torn countries as well as countries affected by epidemic diseases and natural disasters. MSF operates in over 65 countries and consists of teams of over 42,000 doctors, nurses, logisticians and other healthcare professionals.
  • As an official undergraduate chapter under the international organization, we support their message and efforts through fundraising and advocacy. We are a pre-health organization that offers many great opportunities for our members such as talking to MSF physician speakers, student mentoring, local volunteering, professional student panels, First-Aid training, admissions counselor advising, and connections to yearly abroad medical volunteering trips. In addition to these things, we also have social events for our members to get to know each other!
  • Email OSU@msfchapter.org to join our email list to stay up to date on upcoming meetings and events! You can also follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/msf.osu/ !

 

Student Organization – Empower Through Health (posted on 9/14/2022)

  • Are you passionate about global health? Do you want to volunteer to improve health outcomes in underserved populations abroad?  Come to Empower Through Health’s meeting this Wednesday 9/14 6:00pm-7:00pm in Enarson 202 where we will create sanitation and mental health infographics for rural villages in Uganda. We will be working on improving health literacy and creating infographics to improve sanitation and mental health outcomes! Join us in Enarson Classroom Building room 202 and learn more about promoting sustainable change in healthcare abroad!
  • Join our mailing list: email your name.# to Jolee at the below email address to get added.
  • Join the GroupMehttps://groupme.com/join_group/70160879/KwqM9bKb
    • We also have several open board positions! If you’re interested in joining our board please attend so we can get to know you.
  • Questions? Contact Jolee Hatfield-King at hatfield-king.1@osu.edu

 

Parent and Family Weekend Coffee (posted on 9/14/2022)

  • Saturday, September 17, 2022 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Atwell Hall Lobby (453 W 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210)
  • Are you exploring or planning to pursue a career in one of the medical professional programs? The College of Medicine and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences invite the families of our Biomedical Science and Health Sciences undergraduate students for a meet and greet with faculty from our MD, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy programs. This is your family’s chance to meet faculty from the programs, ask questions about applications, the curriculum and how they can support you in a future application to professional school. Coffee and donuts provided!
  • Click here to register for the event

 

MEDLIFE (posted 9/14/2022)

  • Join us at our next Medlife meeting! We will be having Dr. Carlo Contreras, a surgical oncologist, come speak about his experiences! This is a great opportunity to network with a doctor and get some insight into the medical field! The meeting is at 7:30pm on September 14th at Lazenby 021. For more information about our upcoming events and meetings check out our website medlifeosu.com.

 

OhioHealth ASIAN and Immigrant Business Resource Groups (posted on 9/12/2022)

  • OhioHealth ASIAN and Immigrant Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are excited to share that our student mentorship program is officially underway. The program facilitates mentoring relationships between OhioHealth professionals and Immigrants/AAPI-identifying students in the communities that we serve.
  • We would like to invite AAPI-identifying and Immigrant students in your college to apply using the link below. Our purpose is to accelerate the personal and professional development of Immigrants and AAPI-identifying student mentees and to make a difference in our community by developing emerging leaders.
  • https://forms.office.com/r/Kzg99WFHBG
  • We are recommending a monthly commitment to connect with your mentors, for a total of 5 months. Unfortunately, there will be a limit on the number of students we can accept into the first group/cohort of mentors and mentees – so we encourage students to sign up right away: https://forms.office.com/r/Kzg99WFHBG

 

Opportunity Abroad – Global Health Program in Ghana (posted on 9/6/2022)

  • The Global Health Program in Ghana is focused on providing student-led sustainable healthcare systems in remote villages in Africa. The focus of the 2022 version is imaging and radiology. The program will focus on setting up imaging systems including mammogram for breast imaging to benefit the locals. Students who are driven and self-directed learners are encouraged to consider applying by emailing a copy of their resume and stating in one or two paragraphs their interests or ideas in serving under-served communities to Dr. Emmanuel Appiah-Kubi at Emmanuel.appiah-kubi@osumc.edu. There is no cost for attending the program though students will be responsible for the costs of travel and their personal upkeep while on the trip.

 

Village Mentors at Ohio State (posted on 9/6/2022)

  • Village Mentors at Ohio State is a university chapter of Village Book Builders, a nonprofit organization that provides personalized, quality education to underserved children through online mentoring partnerships. 
  • If you are interested in learning more, please fill out our Interest Form: https://forms.gle/efdsSivG1VsLcSnX8 to receive Zoom details for our first meeting. 
  • Questions? Email us at osu@villagementors.org and follow us on Instagram @villagementorsosu for updates!

 

Medical Innovations Club (posted on 9/6/2022)

  • Medical Innovations Club is all about student-led projects based on medicine. We have two medical projects running for the upcoming year. Our public health project is more service oriented. This year the public health project team is going to look into the mental health of cancer patients. The goal is to partner with other mental health organizations on campus and design a website to provide those patients with resources and support. Our 3D Printing project is more design and development oriented. This year the 3D printing project team will be looking at concussion glasses. The goal is to work with the optometry school to analyze, improve and print some models of these devices which help patients who are recovering from traumatic brain injuries.
  • These projects are student-led, so it is easy to input your ideas.  We are open to all majors and there is no experience needed. If either of our projects piques your interest or if you are looking to start a medical-related project reach out to ohiostatemic@gmail.com. Our meetings are Tuesdays 7 pm-8 pm in the Enarson Classroom Building, Room 246.

 

BREACH (posted on 9/6/2022)

  • Buckeyes Racial/Ethnic Equity Awareness Centered in Healthcare (BREACH) facilitates conversations on racial disparities in healthcare through education and awareness. BREACH aims to educate the general public through the production of a podcast that will bring on professionals to speak on various aspects contributing to this ever-growing topic. Additionally, the organization and its members create fundraising initiatives to benefit causes that are helping combat racial disparities in healthcare. You can check out our previous podcasts on Spotify and Apple Music!
  • If you are interested in being a part of BREACH, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/AscYgV4DN5pJYgYX6  Email paradkar.6@osu.edu with any questions.

 

Blueprints for Pangaea (posted on 9/6/2022)

  • The Ohio State University chapter of Blueprints for Pangaea is currently working with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to send unused medical supplies internationally to those in need. In addition, the chapter is working on local sustainability and community outreach projects. The chapter is looking for dedicated and passionate students to continue making a meaningful impact from their campus involvement. In previous projects, the chapter has sent medical supplies to Ukraine and Honduras, organized campus clean-up events, and distributed COVID relief kits to members of the Columbus community.
  • If you are interested in joining this student organization, consider attending our first meeting of the fall semester. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 7th at 7:05 pm in Campbell Hall Room 209. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Service, Education, and Activism in Dentistry (SEAD) (posted on 9/6/2022)

  • We are an all-inclusive group of pre-dental students committed to promoting minority representation and addressing inequities in the dental field. We strive to increase accessibility to dental care through biweekly service opportunities and biweekly educational presentations. Our next meeting is on Thursday, September 8th at 6pm in Postle Hall 1160. 

 

Job & Resource Fair at Columbus Library (posted 9/1/2022)

  • The Columbus Metropolitan Library will be hosting a Job & Resource Fair on Thursday, September 15th , 11AM-3PM Main Library (96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215).

 

Alpha Epsilon Delta (posted 8/30/2022)

  • Are you a pre-health student wanting to find other students just like you to learn more about your future professional career? Then Alpha Epsilon Delta is the place for you! We are a national pre-professional health honorary society dedicated to helping students get ready for a career in healthcare. By joining this student org, you can form relationships with others just like you and make the path to the health care more accessible. Join AED today for our twice a month meetings and the opportunity to become a national member!

 

Empower Through Health- Global Health Intro (posted 8/30/2022)

  • Join Empower Through Health on Wednesday 8/31 6:00pm-7:00pm in Enarson 240 to learn more about our work improving access to equitable health care in rural Uganda, and the numerous ways you can get involved. We will also hold community bonding activities that will provide you with a community of like-minded humanitarians.
  • Join our mailing list: email your name.# to Cara at the below email address to get added.
  • Join the GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/70160879/KwqM9bKb
  • Questions? Contact Cara Noel at noel.201@osu.edu 

 

MEDLIFE (posted 8/30/2022)

  • Medlife stands for medicine education and development for low income families everywhere. We volunteer locally and globally to help repair health care disparities all over the world. Our first meeting, where we will introduce Medlife and our goals for this year, is on Wednesday August 31st at 7pm in Lazenby Hall 002. Find more information about our club and events on our website, @medlifeosu.com. If you are unable to make it but would like updates for future meetings please email medlifeosu@gmail.com.
  • Join us at our next Medlife meeting! We will be having Dr. Carlo Contreras, a surgical oncologist, come speak about his experiences! This is a great opportunity to network with a doctor and get some insight into the medical field! The meeting is at 7:30 on September 14th at Lazenby 021. For more information about our upcoming events and meetings check out our website- @medlifeosu.com.

 

OSU Pre-Medicine Club (posted 8/30/2022)

  • Come check out the OSU Pre-Medicine Club at the Involvement Fair this Sunday, August 28th from 4-7 to get some goodies and merchandise! If you didn’t get a chance to make it to the fair, come to our first meeting on Wednesday, August 31st at 6:00 pm in the Union in the Interfaith Prayer and Reflection room! This year the Pre-Med club is back and better than ever! Come join us for service opportunities, paid clinical job opportunities, fantastic speakers at every meeting, AND a new potential scholarship we will be giving out. Contact Brianna (michel.183@osu.edu) with any questions! Hope to see you soon!

 

Interprofessional Community Scholars Program (posted 8/29/22)

  • This semester-long program focuses on improving the digital literacy and health outcomes of underserved older adults in our community. This is an excellent opportunity for our HRS undergrads and graduate students.

 

First Generation Pre-PA Club (posted 8/24/22)

  • OSU’s First-Generation Pre-Physician Assistant Student Organization represents students from underrepresented backgrounds through facilitating an online, Spotify Podcast and Instagram mentorship platform. Here, we encourage vulnerable conversation from Pre-PA students, PA-S’s, and PA-C’s on their personal, non traditional, first-generation journeys into the Physician Assistant profession. By acknowledging the disparities and setbacks that being first-generation has on collegiate students, this organization has proven that what once seemed impossible, is now becoming reality for first-generation students everywhere.

 

Pre-Med Students: Virtual Q&A Sessions (posted 8/24/22)

  • Join the OSU College of Medicine Associate Dean of Admissions and the Director of Admissions for group Q&A sessions regarding Medical School Admissions. Get answers to your questions about the application process, the MCAT, the personal statement, the AAMC’s holistic review of applicants, and much more…For registration sign up here.
  • STARTING September 6th, 2022 on the 1st Tuesday of the month: 3:30pm – 4:30pm and 3rd Wednesday of the month: 9:00am – 10:00am
  • Questions? Call (614) 292-7137 or email: medicine@osu.edu

 

CareGiverUSA Home Health Care (posted 8/24/22)

  • Looking for Patient Care Hours? Working with Caregiver USA Home Health Care can count for patient care hours for Nursing, PA, PT and MD programs. Caregiver USA offers flexible hours and pay up to $18.50 hourly, and we provide professional mentors, training, and references for our students. Our exemplary patient care record means we value students as employees, and as a company, we provide outstanding care service.

 

College Mentors for Kids (posted 8/24/22)

  • Who are we?
    • a national non-profit student org that pairs college students and elementary students to participate in a weekly activity during the school year. Our goals in these pairings are to inspire growth, confidence, and bright futures in every little buddy that we mentor. We value diversity, inclusivity, and involvement in the local community.
  • What does it mean to be a mentor?
    • If selected, you will be assigned a little buddy from one of our five partner schools! After completing mentor training, you will spend time at a unique activity every week with your little buddy. Each activity is hosted in collaboration with a different OSU student org, so you and your buddy will have new experiences together every week!
  • Who are we looking for in a mentor applicant?
    • Anyone! As a mentor, you will just need to be prepared to spend 2 hours a week during the semester with your buddy. We also ask for a one year commitment of membership in the org if you are accepted as a mentor, however the org will be flexible and work with you around class schedules.
  • CLICK HERE TO ACCESS OUR APPLICATION FOR THE AU22 SEMESTER! If you have any questions, come to one of our info sessions or email kozman.15@osu.edu to find out more 🙂

 

Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity (Co-Ed) (posted 8/23/22)

  • Information sessions: August 29, 30, 31 at 7:00 pm in Enarson Classroom Building 

Questions? Contact Priyanka paradkar.6@osu.edu and follow @phideosu on Instagram for all rush updates.

 

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (posted 8/23/22)

  • Come to our first meeting of the semester on August 25th from 6-8pm at the Bowen Ohio Room to learn more. Follow us on Instagram @premedapamsa.osu and for any questions, feel free to email us at osu.apamsa@gmail.com.

 

Research Opportunities in OSU’s College of Optometry (posted 8/19/22)

 

Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy contacts to gain Observation Hours (posted 8/18/22)