Monday, March 12, 2018

On-Campus Job: Peer Career Advisor

Do you enjoy helping and motivating others? Do you want to build your leadership skills and play an important role on campus?  If you do, then Beyond Barnard has the perfect on-campus job for you.
The Peer Career Advisor (PCA) program at Barnard College offers exceptional sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to contribute to and enhance the programs and services at the Beyond Barnard Office. The PCA staff is trained to assist fellow students with career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and job search strategies. They also serve as a bridge between the Beyond Barnard office and students, other offices, and departments and collaborate with Resident Assistants and student clubs to offer customized workshops to students.   
Please click here to apply. The deadline is April 1 at 11:59pm.  
If you have any questions about the position or application process, feel free to email Alexa Hammel at

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Glide Year Employment Opportunity: Dental Assistant/Receptionist for Periodontist

Dental Assistant/Receptionist for Periodontist
The job is Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for a dental assistant/receptionist. It is a great opportunity for pre-dental students who plan on taking a gap year/s before attending dental school.
Midtown Manhattan

Job Description
Dental Assistant
 - Assist the doctor during various periodontal procedures including implant, crown lengthening and tissue graft surgeries.
- Prepare surgical trays.
- Prepare room for surgery and cleaning.
- Sterilize and organize instruments.
- Sterilize room post-surgery and cleaning.
Send patient dental claims to insurance company.
- Schedule patient appointments.
- Confirm patient appointments.
- Maintain a clean office space.
- Order dental supplies.

Compensation to be determined.

Please email resume/cover letter to

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Announcement: Dean Cohen's Walk-ins canceled on March 7th due to weather

Dear Students,

Due to the imminent storm, we are canceling Dean Cohen's walk-ins tomorrow morning on March 7th.

We will inform you via a new blog post about her new walk-in times.

Thank you for understanding.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Gap/Glide Year Event: Institute of Human Nutrition Info Session 3/28 in Mehler Parlor, Elliot

The Institute of Human Nutrition (IHN) at Columbia University provides outstanding academic, professional education and training programs in human nutrition, and conducts basic science and translational research on the role of nutrition in human health. IHN programs include projects, symposia and other initiatives for health practitioners, scientists, policy makers, educators, and individuals that advance understanding of the importance of nutrition for individuals and populations worldwide. 

The 12-month Master of Science in Human Nutrition program prepares students for one of several possible further directions in which advanced training may be pursued. Many MS graduates go on to train in a laboratory discipline pertinent to nutrition, enter medical or dental school, or work a public health field in which knowledge of nutrition figures significantly.  

Friday, February 23, 2018

Announcement: Dean Cohen's new office location

Dear Students,

Earlier this month, President Beilock emailed the community about the Beyond Barnard Initiative. As a result, Dean Cohen is now a member of their office in Elliot Hall but she is still the Dean Cohen we know and adore!

A note about appointments:
-We are still working on the website specifics and the appointment booking system will be up soon, we will be sure to notify you all once that happens.

-Melisa will announce walk-in hours through her blog round-up email.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Opportunity: Take a Barnard Student to Work Dentistry Opportunity

Program Director for Pediatric Dentistry at Maimonides Medical Center. 
This Barnard alumna has a private practice and also teaches the postgraduate program for  Pediatric Dentistry residents.

If students are interested in this opportunity/any opportunity feel free to apply via the below link:

Friday, February 16, 2018

Event: NYU Langone School of Medicine Information Session

NYU Langone School of Medicine Information Session

Thursday, February 22, 2018 
5:30 PM 
 Come learn about the NYU Langone School of Medicine from Rafael Rivera, MD,MBA, Associate Dean of Admission.  Dr. Rafael will talk about NYU's curriculum, special programs and admissions practices. Also hear from Columbia alum who are current students at the School of Medicine. 

WHEN: Thursday, February 22nd 
5:30 PM 

WHERE: 401 Lerner

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Summer Opportunity: Cornell offers pre-med summer program in NYC

Experience the day-to-day life of a health care professional in Practicing Medicine: Health Care Culture and Careers, an eight-week summer program in New York City offered from June 4 to July 27, 2018.

Featuring clinical rotations, seminars with faculty from Weill Cornell Medicine, and a three-credit course taught by program director Dr. Sam Beck, Practicing Medicine will immerse you in medical culture and practice as you shadow health care professionals in hospitals and clinics. Previous rounds have included anesthesiology, burn units, cardiology, dentistry, emergency medicine, surgery, labor and delivery, oncology, pediatrics, transplant medicine, and more.

You'll also meet community leaders to learn about the challenges that affect the availability and quality of health care in some urban neighborhoods.

Enrollment is limited and admission is on a rolling basis, so apply now!