Rutgers HPO/RWJ Volunteer Intensive Program (VIP)
The Rutgers Health Professions Office and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital have collaborated to create a unique volunteer opportunity for Rutgers, New Brunswick students. It offers undergraduate students the opportunity for a limited one-semester volunteer commitment of 50 hours. The HPO/RWJ VIP program is offered three times a year to coincide with the academic calendar (fall, spring, summer). Volunteers will commit to one four-hour shift in a selected department for a minimum of 50 hours of service in 15 weeks.
- A file in the Health Professions Office for at least a month
- Completed at least one semester at Rutgers, New Brunswick (with grades on your transcript)
- Completed at least one semester of General Biology or General Chemistry with a grade of B or better. If students have AP credit for those courses they must have a least one graded science course on their transcript with a B or better.
- Must have an overall AND science GPA of 3.0 or higher
VIP Applications available from Rutgers HPO: July 1, 2019 - July 26, 2019
Deadline for all paperwork to be returned to RWJ (completed VIP application/medical form/orientation): August 18, 2019
Fall 2019 session will run: September 9, 2019 - December 22, 2019
If you do not meet the above qualifications, however would still like to volunteer at Robert Wood Johnson, you are encouraged to complete the respective adult volunteer profile form for their hospital campus of interest.
If you have any questions, please contact the RWJ Volunteer Services department between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
New Brunswick: 732-937-8507