Pre-Vet Club

University of Alaska Fairbanks Pre-Veterinary Club

Welcome to the UAF Pre-Vet Club’s webpage. It is the goal of the Pre-Vet Club to connect its members with opportunities related to the diverse field of veterinary medicine and to help students prepare themselves for furthering their education towards the pursuit of a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree. We are here to be your resource for all things pre-vet related! 

Our club brings members together to meet others with similar interest and gain valuable information. It is a great way to build your veterinary school application and gain veterinary, animal and community service experience. Our club meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month in Murie 130 at 6pm.

 

See our event calendar for upcoming meetings, guest speakers and activities.

Questions? Want to be put on the club email list? Email us at uafprevet@gmail.com

Check out our club Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/uafprevet

Join the Club!

The Pre-Vet Club holds bi-monthly meetings on Thursdays at 6pm in Murie 130. Meetings consist of hosting guest speakers, organizing field trips, sharing volunteer opportunities and planning fundraisers. Anyone who is interested regardless of major can join our club. Whether you are just exploring different careers or you are bound to be a veterinarian, we would love to have you!

Officers

President: Amanda Grimes

Vice President:  Samantha Wallingford

Treasurer and Club Coordinator: Chris Clement

Events

March 9th- Fairbanks Restart of the Iditarod

March 12th- Club Meeting Murie 130 6pm-7pm

March 26th- Club Meeting Murie 130 6pm-7pm

April 9th- Club Meeting Murie 130 6pm-7pm

April 11th – Science Potpourri

April 18th – Pre-Vet Club Spaghetti Feed

April 23rd- Club Meeting Murie 130 6pm-7pm

Opportunities

We will try to update as opportunities become available!       

Research Opportunities

If you are interested in conducting research at the university check out the UAF URSA and BLAST programs. Both of these help connect students with research labs that will help facilitate the students interests. Research hours are an important section on a veterinary school application!

URSA http://uaf.edu/ursa/

BLAST http://alaska.edu/blast/

Ask a professor!  Check out department websites for graduate students and professors research interest, if you are interested in a particular research idea try to email them and ask if they have any volunteer or student assistant positions available in their lab.

Volunteering

Fairbanks-North Star Borough Animal Shelter - Dedicate an hour or two every week for a shift volunteering at the animal shelter. Socialize dogs and cats, clean dishes and the dog yard and help keep the shelter running smoothly. Requires your own transportation to the shelter. Contact the club for more details.

Scholarships

Use these links to apply for scholarship opportunities with UAF!  

http://uaf.edu/finaid/scholarships/

http://www.alaska.edu/foundation/scholarships-awards/index.xml

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