Medical Pathfinder Program

High school and college students during the school year an opportunity to

  • Get a feel for what it is like to be in a hospital setting
  • Observe medical professionals and their interactions with patients
  • Gain experience in the medical field
  • Interact with patients and learn about their needs
  • Give back and make a difference 

Information_Symbol(4) Students in this program will volunteer...

  • From March 5, 2018 through Friday, May 18, 2018 (exceptions will be made for college students when semesters end earlier than May 18, 2018)
  • One, 3-4 hour shift per week (based on the student's schedule and available volunteer positions)
  • In patient care areas either at Rochester General Hospital or one of its offsite medical settings

Calendar_Symbol(3) Key Program Dates


Applications Open

Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 – Friday, Jan. 12, 2018


Group Interviews

Week of January 22, 2018


Orientation & Training

3.5 Hour Sessions in February 2018


Program Start

Monday, March 5, 2018


Program End

Friday, May 18, 2018

Details_Symbol Next Steps

  • The Medical Pathfinder Application will go live on Monday, December 4, 2017. Please check back then to apply.
  • Group Interview dates and times will be sent to those who apply.
  • Orientation & Training dates and times will be finalized by mid-January and shared at Group Interviews.

MessageEmail_Symbol(1) Contact Us

If you have questions about the Medical Pathfinder Program, please contact the Volunteer Resources Team at or