JOIN

Hello prospective applicant! We are excited about your interest in joining AED.

We welcome all of the following pre-health fields of study:

 

  • pre-medicine

  • pre-physician assistant

  • pre-pharmacy

  • pre-optometry

  • pre-dental

  • pre-veterinarian

  • pre-physical therapy

  • public health

  • ...and more!

 

AED hosts professional events, such as mixers with local health professionals and doctor shadowing; volunteer events in the Austin community; and fun social events to get to know fellow members, such as the much anticipated bi-annual campout!

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS (IN-PERSON SEMESTERS)

  • ​​Be on a pre-health track

  • Maintain a general GPA of at least 3.2, as well as a 3.2 average in the sciences

  • Pay yearly dues

    • Pledge - $90 for 1 semester

    • ​Active - $70 for 1 semester, $120 for entire year

  • Attend 3/5 general meetings

  • Must meet point requirements each semester (pledge/active)

    • Social - 20/15

    • Volunteer - 16/12

    • Pre-health - 12/8

​​Points are earned by participating in various events organized throughout the semester.

STANDARD APPLICATION PROCESS (IN-PERSON SEMESTERS)
  1. Please follow our Instagram and join the Facebook recruitment group for updates on the application process. 

  2. Attend a mandatory info session and recruitment events (recommended). Details will be released on the Facebook group and on our Instagram at the start of the semester. 

  3. Once the application has been released, a link to the application will be attached below. Fill the application and press submit. 

  4. Once the applications have been read, interview slots will be sent out by email.

  5. Conduct an interview with an AED Officer(s). Interview time slots will be sent out by email, and will be first come first serve. You will be required to bring a grade report (unless you are a first-semester freshman) as well as a copy of your semester schedule to the interview.

  6. Once all interviews are complete, final acceptances will be released via e-mail.

 

During your first semester in AED, you must meet the pledge requirements for points (listed in the panel above) in order to become an active member.

Sign up for our mailing list on the right to get updates about application deadlines and recruitment events! Good luck to everyone applying! We hope to see you soon!

If the Application button is inactive, that means the application has yet to be released.