Workshops and Events

Health Professions Week 2022

April 11-15, 2022. 9:00am-3:30pm each day.

Health Professions Week is an opportunity to hear from admissions representatives of various health professions schools in the state and across the country. Reps will answer questions from the audience. All are welcome to attend. Daily Zoom webinars.

Free event via Zoom, registration required.

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Pre-Health 101 Workshops

The Pre-Health 101 workshop is geared towards students who are interested in going on to professional health care programs such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy or occupational therapy. This workshop is designed to ensure students have learned the basic information and can begin meeting the requirements for competitive application.

The workshop is 1 hour long, and is offered multiple times throughout the semester. You must first attend a Pre-Health 101 workshop before coming to drop-in hours.

All Pre-Health 101 workshops will be available via Zoom. For details, location, and to RSVP for Pre-Health 101 events join HPAO BeachSync. Please note that you must RSVP in order to attend. Please show up to the meeting on time: the meeting will be locked 5 minutes after the meeting's start time.

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Recorded Workshops and Events

Below you will find recordings of past events.

Topic: MD vs. PA: Same Team, Different Roles

November 5, 2021

Watch 11/5/21 recording

If you are pre-pa, pre-nursing, pre-med, or just exploring, this webinar will be an excellent chance to learn about different healthcare careers. This roundtable is a unique opportunity for students to hear from an MD, a DO, a Nurse Practitioner, and a Physician Assistant in various roles within healthcare.

Topic: Kaiser School of Medicine Information Session

Thursday, October 15

Watch 10/15 recording
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Wherever your journey began, you can find a home at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.

We champion equity, inclusion, and diversity and believe that the unique perspectives you'll find in your cohort will make you a more enlightened and empathetic professional. You'll also find comprehensive support to ensure your success, because we're committed to your future, at the school and beyond.

Topic: Guiding the Health Professions Student: A Conference for Community College Counselors

Friday, October 2

Watch 10/2 recording

This year California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO) partnered with California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB), Health Professions Advising Center (HPAC) to virtually host "Guiding the Health Professions Student: A Webinar for Counselors - MD vs. PA: Same Team, Different Roles."

The objective of this webinar was to provide community college counselors with information that will assist them as they provide academic and career guidance for students who plan to enter the health professions. Guest speakers representing various health professions presented the latest updates in trends, admissions, and requirements.

Career Development Center Workshops

There are also several great workshops offered by the Career Development Center! For Spring 2020, most of these have been converted to a webinar format.

To RSVP, login to CareerLINK. On the Events tab, select the Workshop in which you are interested. You may find the following workshop useful:

  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Writing the Personal Statement
  • Beginner's Guide to Attending a Professional Conference
  • Top 10 Interview Tips
  • Interviewing with Confidence

Graduate Studies Resource Center

The Graduate Studies Resource Center (GSRC) is a centralized source of information for graduate programs, application procedures and deadlines, student funding, and graduate writing support. The GSRC workshops and events are open to undergraduate students, graduate students, and non-CSULB students!

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Contact HPAO

Lena Njoku, Coordinator

Please include your student ID number in all email correspondence.


Appointments are open to all students who have already attended Pre-Health 101 workshop. All appointments are over the phone or Zoom.

Book an appointment by using the "Beach Connect" chiclet on Single Sign-On.

For help with booking appointments, please see the Appointment Guide.