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Volunteers Around the World Info Session

VAW - Medical Outreach Program

Are you pre-med or pre-dental and looking to get some hands-on shadowing? Join USC's Chapter of Volunteers Around the World! This summer, selected individuals will travel to either Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, or Panama for a two-week internship in medical or dental outreach.

Are you pre-health? Business? Engineering? It doesn't matter - we're looking for anyone interested in providing medical and dental care to those in need. Join the University of Southern California's Chapter of Volunteers Around the World!

*Leadership Positions Available*

This coming summer selected individuals will travel to either Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, or Panama through a two-week internship in medical or dental outreach. Through our 14 day program we will establish seven mobile clinics for those in need, teach seminars on hygiene, first aid and nutrition, while spending the school year fundraising for medical and dental supplies.

This is a highly selective program - and we are always looking for students to take over our open leadership positions! Now is your chance to gain an integral leadership position with a renowned NGO. Our chapter's executive board is in charge of the entire program, from dates of travel to fundraising to in-country activities. 

The best part (aside from the aid we provide): the countries that we go to (you pick one!) are absolutely beautiful. While there, we not only help treat patients but also travel and explore to experience the cultures. Some of things that you can do: 

- Learn to salsa at local clubs

- Explore active volcanoes

- Hike the highest peak in Central America 

- Visit the Mayan ruins

- Lay out on the beautiful beaches of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. 

This will be a rugged, intense and fun-filled adventure meant to provide medical and dental experience for committed undergraduates as well as a venue for travel and exploration. Come join the team!

If you can't make it to the info sessions, email the founders for more information and an application - there are two email addresses depending on the kind of trip you prefer:

  Medical (Guatemala/Panama): UscVaw@gmail.com

  Dental (Dominican Republic): UscVawDental@gmail.com

For more information, visit: http://www.volunteersaroundtheworld.org/ to learn more about our parent organization.