Healthcare & Wellness

This career path is focused on preparing individuals for employment in careers that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care and consumer services.

It is also focused on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

While many majors and minors can prepare you for this career path, we find that students studying certain subjects have a natural connection. Common majors and minors related to career in this area include:

  • Health Sciences (all majors), Psychology, Sociology

Use the Job Trends tool below to explore the tasks and skills connected to specific types of jobs related to this career path.

Career definition is adapted from the National Career Clusters® Framework.

How to Write a Powerful Personal Statement for Medical School

In this article, we’ll go over what makes a good personal statement, how to get started on yours, and some actionable strategies for success.

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Crafting Engaging Job Posts for Specialty Job Boards

Attracting top-tier talent is essential in the healthcare sector, where the demand for skilled professionals greatly exceeds supply. Healthcare employers must do more than fill positions; they must attract individuals who enhance patient care, innovate, and create a competitive advantage.

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HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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How to Get Unstuck in Your Healthcare Job Search

Navigating the labyrinth of job searching can feel overwhelming, especially in a field as nuanced and critical as healthcare. You might still feel stuck in your job search despite possessing the necessary skills, experience, and passion. We will explore strategies you can employ to overcome and inject momentum into your healthcare career search.

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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How to Succeed in a Difficult Job Market After Graduation

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Completing a degree in healthcare is quite an accomplishment. Years of rigorous courses, studying and memorizing large amounts of information, and attending countless hours of clinical experience can feel like climbing Mt. Everest, but the excitement and anticipation …

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HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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Can healthcare professionals work remotely?

I’ll joke sometimes that everyone should work from home, even surgeons. The truth is that it wasn’t all that long ago when surgery was performed in the home — typically that of the patient — which might explain why so many ended …

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Resources

Handshake

UMass Lowell’s Career & Co-op Center is pleased to offer a comprehensive recruiting system called Handshake. This system provides customized …

Liquid Compass

Nursing jobs in hospitals/health systems.

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