Healthcare & Wellness

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.

Navigating Social Wellness: Finding Balance in College Relationships

College life can be quite demanding, and it’s easy to get immersed in academics and other activities while neglecting our social connections. However, it’s crucial to develop healthy relationships for our general happiness and success during college and in our future careers.

By Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo
Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo Associate Director, Career Services
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What No One Tells You About Financial Health in Medical School and Residency

In Medical School:
Do not accrue credit card debt. This is an incredibly hard task but try to avoid this at all costs. It can be tricky if you’re supporting a family. Get a roommate, make a budget, and stick …

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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10 best career options for Native American college students

Despite all the progress we’ve made as a society, disparities, and inequalities continue to exist, and educational opportunities for Native Americans are no exception. For many Native American students, finding a career that not only provides a good income but also aligns with their heritage and culture is important.

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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7 Ways to Prioritize Health and Wellness as a Graduate Student

Graduate students are routinely juggling endless deadlines, classes, and research papers and unfortunately, due to all their obligations, this often leads to sacrificing their own well-being in the process.

Having valuable strategies to help you manage your work-life balance is also crucial.

By Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo
Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo Associate Director, Career Services
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Two easy ways to be successful at a career fair

There are two things that separate a prepared student from the successful student at a career fair.

By Greg Denon
Greg Denon Associate Dean, Career Services & Cooperative Education
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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.

Contact & Location

Phone
978-934-2355
Address

University Crossing, Suite 450
220 Pawtucket Street
Lowell, MA 01854-5148

O'Leary Library, Room 105
61 Wilder Street
Lowell, MA 01854-5148

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