Pre-Professional Internship | College of Podiatric Medicine | Kent State University

Pre-Professional Internship

KSUCPM Pre-Professional Internship

Program Description

The Pre-Professional Internship Program at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is designed to provide insight into the many facets of podiatric medicine and the education involved with obtaining a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. The three day internship allows students the opportunity to: 

  • Shadow podiatrists in a clinical setting at the Cleveland Foot and Ankle Clinic 
  • Shadow podiatrists in a private practice setting
  • Observe CPM classes
  • Take part in podiatric-themed workshops
  • Meet with alumni and current CPM students
2019 Pre-Professional Internship Dates:

2019 Dates will be released in February 2019.

For an insight on the program, view this Sample Schedule.

Expenses and Housing Accommodations

There is no cost for the internship program itself; however, prospective interns should understand that some expenses will be incurred due to transportation and living expenses (housing and meals). Interns have the option of lodging in a hotel near KSUCPM, for a discounted rate (at the interns' expense).

Application Pre-requisites and Procedures

Students interested in participating in the KSUCPM Pre-Professional Internship Program must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed one full year of classes at an undergraduate institution
  • Grade point average of at least a 3.0

Prospective interns must also submit the following items in addition to their application:

  • An official transcript from current college or university
  • A letter of recommendation from an academic advisor or faculty member

Apply Now! - Please complete the linked application to be considered for KSUCPM's Pre-Professional Internship.

If you have any questions about the internship, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management at 216-231-3300 or