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As a pre-med college student, you understand how important it is to accrue work hours and real-life experiences in medical settings. Finding those relevant experiences isn’t always easy. But those who have interned at ACR Homes often consider it the ideal solution because they’re able to gain ground in their careers by getting hands-on experience…

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University of Minnesota alumni Riley Sanocki learned about ACR Homes from his roommate who also works at ACR and recommended it to him.. He applied thinking it would be a good experience for his gap year between undergrad and his future goal to go to dental school. During his job interview with ACR, his interviewer…

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When Natalie Louderback approached ACR Homes about an internship in occupational art therapy, she really didn’t expect the residents to be such talented artists. She found, to her surprise, that many were as creatively inclined as she was. “The greatest myth society has put on these folks is definitely the myth that they are not…

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If you’re an undergrad considering a career as a physician, you’ll want to use your internship opportunities to their fullest advantage so you can build an exceptional resume for medical school. Because entry requirements for med school can be so competitive, it’s important to choose relevant learning opportunities that can help bolster your background and…

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We hear it over and over from our interns and staff: “I feel like I’m making a difference when I work here.” When you regularly interact with our clients, sharing their joys and helping them overcome their challenges, you come away with a sense of warmth and community that can’t always be achieved in other…

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  Remember how the Cat in the Hat could balance a cake on his head while holding a fish bowl on an umbrella in one hand and a stack of books in the other, all while jumping on a ball? And how he made it look easy?   Life sometimes feels like that kind of…

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Mitch Tiedke heard about ACR two years ago when he switched to a pre-PA program in his junior year at the University of Minnesota. He had a friend who worked for ACR and it sounded like a good opportunity to gain patient care experience, so he applied at ACR and got hired. PA schools generally…

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Want an internship that will set your resume apart?  ACR has helped over a hundred employees develop internships to do just that!  ACR interns can design an internship around a topic of interest.  The resulting projects typically exceed everyone’s expectations.  Even better, they frequently make a difference in the lives of the people with disabilities who…

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Alison Schlosser knew she wanted a career in the medical field.  She just wasn’t sure what specific career path to pursue.  As she was graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2013 she was trying to decide between becoming a physician’s assistant or pursuing a nursing career. She wanted to do some shadowing to see…

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