The Health Practicum program identifies faculty and researchers in the Texas Medical Center currently researching topics of social sciences, education, and/or humanities in the medical sciences. All program positions are unpaid and run from the start of classes in Fall to the end of class in April. For information on current and previous projects offered through this program, click here.
The Health Practicum is open to all continuing undergraduate students who have completed at least nine hours in a social sciences or humanities discipline. *All selected students must enroll in the associated course, to be held on Wednesdays from 4 to 5 pm for the 2018 - 2019 academic term. Available projects for the 2018 - 2019 program can be found here.
Applications for the 2018 - 2019 term have now closed.
1.) Selected students must complete our Student Participant Agreement (SPA). That agreement can be accessed through Rice-Google forms by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/forms/3hweim8P1qJcmSBJ2
2.) After completing the SPA, students will receive a notification from the Gateway Office that their special registration form has been signed and is ready for pick-up from Sewall Hall 352A.
3.) During the summer months, the program managers will work with selected students on any badging or clearance processes that need to be completed.
4.) Before the start of the term, students will receive by email the course syllabus, background information on available projects, and additional course resources.