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Student Involvement

Been there, done that: no one understands the student experience quite like our alumni! From shadowing experiences, to hosting a student on interviews, you have the chance to make an impact on the professional growth of our future medical professionals. 

Get a Shadow

There's no better way for a student to see what life is like outside the classroom than by experiencing it firsthand. We invite our alumni to allow a student to shadow them during their work day, offering them an opportunity they otherwise wouldn't have until later in their education. 

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(City, State)

I am willing to have a student shadow me for: *

Please select all that apply.

Be a Speaker

Many of our student groups are actively looking for alumni to speak about their specialties and experiences. This helps students learn more about their career options and gives you the opportunity to mentor your future colleagues. 

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HOST a Student

Our Help Our Students Travel (HOST) program gives you the opportunity to host a student in your hometown while he or she is traveling to interviews or working on a rotation away from USC.

We're always looking for alumni who can:

  • give a tour of the area in which you live or practice.
  • speak about your own experiences.
  • provide an insider’s view of the medical profession and your specialty.
  • share a cup of coffee.
  • treat a student to dinner.
  • host visiting students at your home.

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I prefer to host a medical student of the following gender:
I am willing to provide the following accommodations to a fourth year USC School of Medicine medical student: * *

Please check all that apply.

Terms and Conditions of Participating in the HOST Program: *

Please check next to each of the terms and conditions listed below. As a volunteer participating in the HOST Program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, we ask that you please follow these terms and conditions set forth by the Alumni Office.


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