Science and Pre-Health: Career and Internship Advising


Providing Specialized Guidance.

In an increasingly competitive job market, students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, and Pre-Health areas must develop robust profiles highlighting academic competence, maturity, skill acquisition, and career passion/insight throughout their undergraduate years. The FSC Career and Internship Coordinator is here to ensure that Science and Pre-Health students receive the support, advice, and resources needed to build impressive personal narratives while meeting their graduate and professional goals. 

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Appointments available year round and can be made up to 24 hours in advance, space pending for Science Consultations, Pre-Health Advising, "Moc" Interviews, Application Reviews, Personal Statement Reviews,  Resume Reviews, and more. 
Important: Due to limited availability, appointment scheduling during the month of May and part of June will only be available by emailing Please provide your availability when requesting an appointment via email.

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FSC Career & Internship Links

Pre-Health Info

Information about admissions procedures, building competitiveness, pre-health timelines, & more! 
(Coming Soon!)

Pre-Health Experiences

Explore a potential career while increasing career knowledge by shadowing professionals. Also find healthcare experiences here. 

Pre-Health Application Info

Review and prepare for your applications by understanding the entrance examinations, personal statements, letters of rec, & more! (Coming Soon!)

Science Info

Basic information on graduate school and career preparation for students pursuing careers in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Math. (Coming Soon!)

Internships, Volunteering, and REUs

Explore unique and engaging opportunities for FSC students to expand their professional knowledge and research skills.

Science Careers

Review current, entry-level science career opportunities.

Get to Know the Career and Internship Coordinator

Click here for more information about Lauren Albaum, FSC Career and Internship Coordinator.

Career and Internship Coordinator

The Career and Internship Coordinator connects you with internships, REUs, service/volunteer experiences, professional observation opportunities, and provides individualized graduate and professional school advising for Science and Pre-Health students at Florida Southern College.


Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Contact ME

Phone: 863.680.6242
Fax: 863.680.3970

Find ME

The FSC Career and Internship Coordinator is temporarily located on the third floor of the Christoverson Building (CH on the campus map) in room 310. 

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Spring 2017 Events

Meet the Career and Internship Coordinator Event
Monday, January 30th; 11am—12pm; Career Center
Getting Started Workshops
Wednesday, February 15th; 11am—12pm; PS 205
Wednesday, February 22nd; 11am—12pm; PS 205

Health Professions Application Workshop
Tuesday, March 21st, 5:30pm—6:30pm; PS 152
Science and Pre-Health Internship Showcase
Wednesday, April 5th; 11am—12pm; Honeyman Pavilion
Learn More Here
Health Profession Information Sessions
February 10th; 11am - 12pm; University of South Florida College of Medicine
February 20th; 11am - 12pm; Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine
March 29th; 11am - 12pm; University of South Florida College of Pharmacy
April 9th; 6pm - 6:45pm; Gannon University PT, OT, & AT programs

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Meet the Career and Internship Coordinator

Lauren Albaum, M.Ed.
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Lauren Albaum is a Tampa Bay native who joined the Florida Southern College community in 2016. Mrs. Albaum brought a wealth of knowledge to the Career and Internship Coordinator position through her prior experiences developing and running a Health Professions Advising office, counseling students as a Chemistry Advisor, and working in various administrative and teaching positions across 6 different institutions of higher education.  Mrs. Albaum earned a Bachelor’s of Music in Vocal Performance from the Florida State University, a Masters of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina, a Graduate Certificate in College Teaching from the University of South Florida, and is a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at USF. Outside of work, you can find Lauren performing with the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, volunteering with the Junior League of Lakeland, and spending time with her husband, Kevin, and Goldendoodle, Brinkley.