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    Exploring Careers in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

    Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 8:00 AM until 3:00 PMEastern Daylight Time

    College of Agricultural Sciences
    Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building
    University Park, PA 16802
    United States

    Penn State’s annual career exploration program for students in grades 6 through 8 (middle school students) who are interested in veterinary medicine or biomedical sciences as their future careers.

    Participants will have the opportunity to do hands on activities in laboratories under the guidance of faculty, post doctoral researchers and graduate students.


    When: Saturday, November 6, 2021

    Where:Penn State’s University Park campus, 101 Agricultural and Science Industries Building (ASI)


    ·      Find out about exciting career options in the veterinary and biomedical fields through hands on laboratory activities.

    ·      Participate in a panel discussion about career choices with undergraduate student role models.

    ·      Attend an informative session over lunch to learn which high school courses to take in order to pursue veterinary and biomedical fields.


    Program cost: $50 per student ($10 per parent/guardian)

    Registration is not complete until payment is received.
    Registration deadline is: November 1st

    Make checks payable to Penn State.

    Mail your registration fee to:
    Dr. Nuket Acar
    Exploring Careers in VBSC
    College of Agricultural Sciences
    The Pennsylvania State University
    125 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building
    University Park, PA 16802

    Visit Requirements

    • You must complete a Campus Visit Acknowledgement form and bring it with you on the day of your visit. For registrants under the age of 18, the form must be signed by the parent/guardian who will accompany you

    • Please review Penn State's Visit Requirements prior to your arrival. Penn State requires wearing a face mask while using public transportation or while in any indoor public space at any University location, including: classrooms of any size, meeting rooms, common areas in residence halls, and all indoor events. You must adhere to these protocols regardless of vaccination status.

    • If you or anyone in your party becomes ill, you must contact the campus to cancel your visit.

    • Penn State may postpone or cancel your visit for any reason for the safety of our guests, students, and staff. You will be notified if your visit is canceled.

    Due to low enrollment this event is canceled.  We will run this program in April 2022.