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Building a Portfolio for Success 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.
  • The 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 388-6609 for more information.
  • The Health Care Practicum course (ISC 080) offered through the Health Professions Office accepts applications each term for placement in a local health care facility. Visit the Health Professions Office in Bailey Hall 101 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 Programs - Early Childhood Education Programs

Schenectady Community Home: Joan Nicole Prince Home

Schenectady Inner City Ministry

Sunnyview Hospital