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Shadowing and Internship in Minnesota

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by oneofmanyphams, May 16, 2014.

  1. oneofmanyphams


    May 16, 2014

    I'm almost finished my sophomore year of college, a pre-dental student and looking for internship or shadowing opportunities around Minnesota this summer. I haven't done any yet, and so, I'm pretty new to this. I don't have many people to go to for advice about this because no one in my circle of friends/family have careers in the health field. I've tried looking for opportunities around the cities, but I'm having a hard time.

    Any advice/suggestions on where to go and what to expect?

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  3. Glimmer1991

    Glimmer1991 5+ Year Member

    May 5, 2012
    Actually go IN to the office, be really nice, and ask if you could possibly set up a meeting to talk to the dentist about shadowing him/her. Leave a copy of your resume.
  4. Universitygeek


    Dec 22, 2015
    Pardon my reopening of this thread 3 years later, but I was curious as to if you found any receptive dentists. I'm also a pre-dent looking for shadowing opportunities in MN this summer so this thread seemed really relevant.
  5. I-hate-alginate

    I-hate-alginate La Dolce Vita

    Mar 28, 2017
    OP was last seen in 2014 on this site, so I wouldn't expect him to answer, but if I were you, I would Google dental offices near me and just walk in and ask them or call them if you wish. I'm pretty sure you'll find a dentist that is willing to give you the opportunity really quick.
  6. Universitygeek


    Dec 22, 2015
    Thanks! I honestly didn't expect a reply from OP, but thought it was worth a shot since he/she might have found a specific office that may have been receptive.

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