A common trait among health professionals is that they are intrinsically motivated to help others within and outside of their community. Engagement in your community through volunteerism and service helps you develop social awareness, cultural competency, and a sense of civic responsibility.
Not sure how or where to get involved?
- Consider getting involved in the Academic Achievement Program (AAP), a multifaceted program designed to develop and enhance the academic and leadership potential of Black, Latino, Native American and other underrepresented students in the College of Arts and Science and greater New York University community.
- Go out for a student leadership position within the College Cohort Program