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Washington State University Health Professions Student Center

Your Future Starts Here!

The Health Professions Student Center provides intensive support and services to all WSU Pullman & WSU Global students, including our graduate students and alumni, who are interested in a career as a healthcare professional.

In order to assist you through every step of your pre-health journey, we offer weekly appointments year-round Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5 p.m.

Our pre-health experts will provide guidance in preparing for careers in:

MedicineDentistryVeterinary Medicine
NursingOptometryOccupational Therapy
Speech & Hearing SciencesNutrition & Exercise Physiology Pharmacy
Physician AssistantPhysical Therapy



The Health Professions Student Center will be hiring 2 student ambassadors and 2 graduate students for the 2022 – 2023 academic year.  Listed below are the job descriptions and application links.



Student ambassadors in the Health Professions Student Center are responsible for assisting with on-campus recruitment events, prospective student visits, and clerical support to the advisors and specialists as needed. Some evenings/weekends are required. Other duties include filling in at the front desk, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and answering general questions.


  • Must qualify for work-study
  • Preference is given to the student with pre-health emphasis
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior for the 2022-23 academic year
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to answer general questions and work independently
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism at all times


Up to 6-8 hours per week.


Health Professions Student Ambassador Application



Graduate Student Advising Assistants

  • The HPSC, collaborating with CAS Advising will be hiring two graduate students  to assist with advising for the pre-Nursing and pre-Pharmacy students for 12 summer New Coug Orientation
  • You will receive up to 14 hours of paid training (including attending New Coug Orientation training for new advisors, FERPA training, 2 + 2 presentation, and meeting with HPSC advisors).
  • The HPSC will need you to assist with 11-12 days of New Coug Orientation for up to eight hours/day.

Advisors determine course options
Graduate Student Assistants:

  • Assist students with setting their class schedules (class list determined by advisors)
  • Assign to appropriate advisor
  • Escort students through check-out lines
  • If time allows, visit with student majors and student life questions
  • Potential to train as Advisor and continue full role
  • You will be working with the two seasoned HPSC pre-health advisors (pre-Nursing/SHS and pre- Nursing/NEP/Pharmacy)

1. Attend June 3 New Coug Orientation Training
2. Attend a brief training session with HPSC advisors
3. Attend first 2+2 presentation, June 8, (if enough hours)
4. FERPA Training

Participation at the 12 New Coug Orientation Sessions (Advising days):
Session 1 – June 9
Session 2 – June 13
Session 3 – June 17
Session 4 – June 24 (Transfer)
Session 5 – June 27
Session 6 – July 1
Session 7 – July 8
Session 8 – July 11
Session 9 – July 15
Session 10 – July 20
Session 11 – July 29
Session 12 – August 15 (Week of Welcome)


Graduate Student Advising Assistants Application

Make An Appointment

By Phone: 509-335-4549

Schedule Online

Zoom drop-in hours

All drop-ins via Zoom for Summer 2022

Week of May 16th:


LeeAnn Tibbals
Pre-Nursing (last names K-Z)
Pre-Speech & Hearing Sciences
Th: 1-3 p.m.:  Click to join

Byron Gregory
Pre-Nursing (last names A-J)
Pre-Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Th: 1-3 p.m.:
Click here to join

Lourdes Giordani
Pre-Medical (last names A-K)
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Occupational Therapy
No drop-ins

Lori Eiland
Pre-Medical (last names L-Z)
Pre-Physical Therapy
No drop-ins