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
2020 Pre-Professional Internship Dates:
  • May 18 - May 20, 2020
  • June 1 - June 3, 2020
  • June 8 - 10, 2020

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).

KSUCPM will cover interns' daily breakfasts and lunches, along with transportation to the various clinics.

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