Experience helps solidify career choices and can come in a variety of forms. Shadowing Experience can mean shadowing and observing various practicing professionals. Shadowing a variety of practitioners is a great place to start. Starting with one's own personal contacts is always an option. The Office of Pre-Professional Advising can assist you in how to approach and find shadowing opportunities! Research Research allows a synthesis of knowledge from the classroom to the laboratory. Students can gain communication and teamwork skills. A variety of faculty work on research projects. Ask them if they are currently working on something and what it is. If you are interested, ask to observe and learn more. Internships Internships come in a variety of forms, time spans, and locations from Huntsville, AL to across the globe. The Office of Pre-Professional Advising promotes a variety of internships in all pre-health fields. As internships become available, they will be posted on social media and the monthly newsletter.