Schools, graduate programs, and employers seek applicants with a variety of experiences. The following areas are a few ways to gain experiences, add to your resume, and make memories while attending IUPUI.
Life Health Sciences Internship (LHSI) Program
Do a health-focused internship at IUPUI to help you gain transferable and field-specific skills and grow as a professional.
Health and wellness promotion—peer educators
Become a peer educator to get real-world experience teaching your IUPUI peers about health issues that impact college students.
Search for other health or life science oriented clubs and organizations at IUPUI that might interest you
Health Careers Club
Join and get involved in the Health Careers Club, which is advised by staff in the Health and Life Sciences Advising Center.
Volunteering and service
Serve or volunteer in the community where you can learn about community health issues that you might face as a health or life science professional.
Professional organizations can be a great source of information about the field. Here is a list of professional organizations associated with health and life science majors on the IUPUI campus.
Clinical laboratory science—Association of Clinical Scientists
Community health—Council on Education for Public Health
Community health—American Public Health Association
Cytotechnology—American Society for Cytotechnology
Cytotechnology—American Society for Clinical Pathology
Dental hygiene—American Dental Hygienists Association
Dentistry—American Dental Association
Environmental health science—National Environmental Health Association
Environmental health science—Association of Environmental Academic Programs
Exercise science—American College of Sports Medicine
Exercise science—National Athletic Trainer’s Association
Fitness management—National Strength and Conditioning Association
Fitness management—American Council on Exercise
Health information management—American Health Information Management Association
Health information management—American College of Healthcare Executives
Health services management—American College of Health Care Administrators
Medicine—American Medical Association
Medical imaging technology—American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Medical imaging technology—Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists
Nuclear medicine technology—Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Nuclear medicine technology—Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board
Nursing—Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow
Nursing—American Nurses Association
Occupational therapy—American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Paramedic science—Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services
Physical education—SHAPE AMERICA Society of Health and Physical Educators
Physical education—Indiana Alliance for Health, PE, Recreation, and Dance
Physician assistant—American Academy of Physician Assistants
Physical therapy—American Physical Therapy Association
Radiation therapy—American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Radiography—Radiological Society of North America
Radiography—American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Radiography—Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists
Respiratory therapy—Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
Respiratory therapy—American Association for Respiratory Curve
Speech path/audiology—American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Social work—National Association of Social Workers
Veterinary—American Veterinary Medical Association