Healthcare and Wellness

Welcome to the Healthcare and Wellness community!

The Healthcare and Wellness community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the healthcare and wellness industries.  As a follower of the Healthcare and Wellness community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  


5 Tips for Success in Healthcare Job Interviews

The healthcare industry is demanding. Whether you’re a physician, nurse, or other healthcare professional, your interactions with patients and families can be life changing. As a result, employers are keen on hiring technically proficient individuals with values and personality traits …

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My Experience in a Yale REU Program

My internship allowed me to explore my passion for clinical-based research. I learned how first-hand experience in how molecular research was done and gained an understanding the pathobiology of chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

By Darlene Burckson
Darlene Burckson
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UConn’s Academic Opportunities in Healthcare – Medical Science

UConn’s four health-centered schools offer a variety of majors and minors, specific programs, and specialized departments to prepare UConn’s future health community for careers in the medical field.

By Kathryn Ferencsik
Kathryn Ferencsik
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Healthcare and Wellness Career Options Beyond the Medical Sciences

There is a vast array of career paths in Healthcare and Wellness that are not in the Medical Sciences. From Nutritionist to Life Coach, here are some potential pathways to healthcare.

By Kathryn Ferencsik
Kathryn Ferencsik
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I’m passionate about Disability Rights, but how can I combine that with my degree? Part 1: Health and Science

Interested in a career connected to the disability community? This blog can help you explore careers where the disability community and health and science intersect.

By Emily Bretthauer
Emily Bretthauer
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Husky Mentors

  • Research Nurse Clinician Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Co-Founder Communication Community, LLC
  • Exeter, NH
  • Floater Pharmacist CVS Health

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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

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