Health Professions

Beyond the classroom

Opportunities exist for strengthening your admission portfolio through experiences beyond the classroom.

Clinical experience and internship resources at Union

  • Union's Stanley R. Becker Career Center maintains alumni and internship databases.
  • Union's Kenney Community Center offers community programs on-site and maintains relationships with local community agencies for student placement at those agencies. Students should visit the Center at 257 Park Place or call (518) 388-6609 for more information.
  • Exploring Health Care through Community Based Learning (ISC 080) offered through the Health Professions Office accepts applications each term for placement in a local health care related facility. Visit the Health Professions Office in Olin Center 110 for more information.

Local community opportunities

Local organizations offer a variety of opportunities for students to become involved in the community as well as gain health-related experience:

  • Alliance for Positive Health
  • American Heart Association
  • Capital District Hospice
  • CloverPatch PreSchool Program
  • Day Haven Adult Day Services
  • Ellis Medicine
  • Rotterdam Volunteer EMS
  • Schenectady County Action Program - Early Childhood Education Programs
  • Schenectady Community Home: Joan Nicole Prince Home
  • Schenectady Inner City Ministry
  • Sunnyview Hospital