Welcome to the Office of Academic Placements
The Office of Academic Placements is an integral component and extension of the education and community service core missions of Penn State Hershey. The goal of the Office is to provide student learning opportunities that allow for career explorations in allied health and the biomedical sciences. This goal is achieved through strategic partnerships with other organizations, to create focused, educational programs that improve individual health and well-being within local communities.
The Medical Minute: Research continues improving the odds for kids with cancer
The American Cancer Society reports one in every 285 children younger than 20 will be diagnosed with cancer. That makes childhood cancer relatively rare. Still, nearly 16,000 new cases were anticipated for 2014 resulting in 1,900 to 2,000 deaths. And for most parents, it’s a worst-case scenario. Through research, the outlook for children with cancer is far better today than it’s ever been, yet much more remains to be done.More...
New online farmers market available for Penn State Hershey employees
The Farmers Market in Hershey is partnering with Healthy Living Kitchen to enable Medical Center and College of Medicine employees to purchase market products online and pick them up more conveniently on campus.More...
Miracle Marathon to kick off on Sept. 16
The Miracle Marathon wellness challenge will take place from Sept. 16 through Oct. 12. Participants move at their own pace and on their own time -- just one mile every day for 27 days, with proceeds from the event to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.More...
Expanded Geriatric Clinic hours provide more appointment choices
The Geriatric Clinic at 35 Hope Drive on the Penn State Hershey campus now has expanded hours to include Mondays as well as Tuesday afternoon appointments.More...