There are ways that you can get involved and build experience and familiarity with your field on campus. You can join, or start a student chapter of a Professional Organization, of which a few are linked and listed below. To start a club or organization, contact or drop by the Office of Student Activities. You can also volunteer your services as well to gain experience as a professional.
In addition to student organizations, there is also UB’s Clinic. You can ask your professor about further information on how or when you will be able to be involved.
To further your involvement in your field, you might want to join a professional organization. A professional organization would assist you in research, networking, mentorship, and much more. You can read about the specific organizations on their individual websites listed below. As a student of the University of Bridgeport, you would qualify for the Student Membership rate, which is either free or at a reduced cost.
Clinical Compass – Provides, updates and disseminates consistent and widely adopted chiropractic practice information, including best practices, guidelines, parameters and protocols.
Student DC.com – Career planning resources for students of chiropractic. Provided by the Chiropractic Economics journal.
International Chiropractors Association – Promotes chiropractic worldwide as a distinct health care profession predicated upon its unique philosophy, science, and art. Site includes a listing of state chiropractic licensing boards.
The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners – This is a non-profit national and international testing organization for the chiropractic profession that develops, administers, analyzes, scores, and reports results from various examinations.
The Council on Chiropractic Education – The agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education for accreditation of programs and institutions offering the doctor of chiropractic degree.
American Chiropractic Association – The largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic.
Connecticut Chiropractic Council – The Connecticut Chiropractic Council focuses on the tenants and tradition of Chiropractic practice.
Connecticut Chiropractic Association – This organization focuses on the advancement of the chiropractic profession, and wants to heal the whole person centered healing art discipline.