Sciences/Research - Winter Break Opportunity List

You can apply for opportunities through our online applications.

Job Shadowing Application

Career Networking Dinner Application

Applications are due by November 2 by 11:59 p.m.

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Job Shadowing:

  • Dr. Robert Jones '80 - Chief of Infectious Diseases, Reading Health System (career field:  Medicine/Healthcare) Location:  West Reading, PA.  Shadowing Description:  spend time in hospital on rounds and in infection prevention and possibly in hospital microbiology laboratory. This is a ½ day shadowing experience and includes dinner with Dr. Jones and Dr. Truex.  Available Date(s):  TBD
  • Dr. Michael Reichgott ’61 – Director of Human Subject Protection, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (career field: Medicine/Healthcare, Science/Research)  Location: Bronx, NY.  Shadowing Description: The student will observe how research involving human subjects is managed. This involves medical ethics, assurance of the rights. January 14 is the date of Dr. Reichgott's research review committee meeting, which is the core of what he does.  Available Date(s): Jan. 14
  • Jennie MacLeod Witt '99 - HLA Technologist, NorDx Laboratories (career field:  Health care / Transplant / Immunogenetics) Location:  Scarborough, ME.  Shadowing Description:  I would love to talk to students majoring in the sciences or interested in health care laboratory work.  My particular job is very specialized (transplant immunogenetics) but our lab handles most blood testing for a major medical center and it would be interesting for students to see what a job in a clinical lab would look like.  Available Date(s):  Jan. 8, Jan. 9, Jan. 15, Jan. 16

Networking Dinners:

  • Jodi Wayne ‘01 – Clinical Social Worker, Private Practice (BA Sociology, MSW from UMD) - currently doing therapy in private practice, with additional background in case management and working in schools as a social worker;  Martin Wayne ’99 (BA in Math; Masters in Applied Math from Johns Hopkins; PhD in Reliability Engineering, UMD) - works for the Army as a civilian doing reliability work and research. He's a science and math guy. (career fields:  Social Work, Government, Science/Math)  Dinner Location: Bel Air, MD  (willing to do dinner together or separate based on students’ interests).


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