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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 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 Program - Early Childhood Education Programs
  • Schenectady Community Home: Joan Nicole Prince Home
  • Schenectady Inner City Ministry
  • Sunnyview Hospital