Has Podiatric Medicine piqued your interest? Now that you feel more serious about podiatric medicine as a career choice, you can take it one step further. One of the best ways to get your feet wet is an internship program. Not only will these internships give you a glimpse of what you will be doing as a podiatric physician, but they will also push and expose your weaknesses so you can fix them before you enter school. These programs require an application process and are competitive for a good reason. Dozens of curious and motivated students just like you have found this profession worth it, and will go above and beyond to enter these exclusive internships.
Why participate in an internship?
There are two main reasons: 1) To build your resume 2) To stand out from the rest of the application pool. Why should a podiatric medicine program pick you? What sets you apart? Have you taken any action to know the field better? An internship would allow you to start answering these questions.
You are in no way obligated to attend a specific school just because you attended their internship program. If you did not like your time there, simply move on and treat it like a learning process. It is an opportunity for you to see the program, learn about podiatric medicine, and learn whether the school is a fit for you!
What does a Podiatry internship consist of?
The internship programs, ranging from 2-5 days, usually consist of multiple workshops, shadowing doctors, working with podiatric medical students, and information sessions about the school’s Podiatric Medicine program. By attending, you not only learn about podiatric medicine, but you also learn the inside tips of how you can be a better applicant for each program. Apply now!
Podiatry Internship programs
Note: not all schools provide an internship program. In addition, each school has different deadlines and the internships may take place a different time within the year. For more information about each program, visit their websites by clicking on the links (in bold) below:
1.Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University: –
2.Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences: –
3.California School of Podiatric Medicine: Podiatry 3D Workshop
4.Des Moines University of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery: Summer Podiatry Preview
5.New York College of Podiatric Medicine: Pre-Health Student Internship Program
6.Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine: Pre-Professional Internship
7.Western University of Health Sciences: –
8.William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine: –
9.Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine: Winter/Summer Internship Program
*Disclosure: prepodiatrylife.com is not affiliated in any way, shape or form with any of the nine Podiatric medical schools. The above information is only to serve prospective applicants seeking admission into a Podiatric medical school.