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.  


Healthcare & Wellness Recruiting Season Has Begun!

4 tips on how you can make the most of this recruiting season!

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Wellness Work: 4 Jobs With “Wellness” Right in the Title

If wellness is an important part of your personal life, have you thought about how to make it an important part of your career as well? Read this blog to learn more.

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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First Gen Student Spotlight: Sara Gallo

Meet Sara Gallo, a First Gen graduate who received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Human Development and Family Sciences this May. She shares her experiences with us about navigating her career path within the healthcare field.

By Chelsea Osei
Chelsea Osei
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A Fresh Take on Fat: Nanoparticle Technology Provides Healthy Trans, Saturated Fat Alternative

The old adage that oil and water don’t mix isn’t entirely accurate. While it’s true that the two compounds don’t naturally combine, turning them into one final product can be done. You just need an emulsifier, an ingredient commonly used in the …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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Student Success Story: Jaden Del Gobbo

Jaden Del Gobbo (pictured center) is a rising senior majoring in Allied Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health Promotion and minors in Healthcare Management and Insurance Studies and Latin American Studies. He has shared his experience as both a Research Assistant and Research Coordinator for the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine and You COVID-19 longitudinal clinical research study at Yale University.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda Affinity Community Outreach and Programming Intern
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Husky Mentors

  • Hospital Transition Coordinator Community Health Resources
  • Associate Director, Pharmacovigilance Operations Entasis Therapeutics
  • Principal investigator Silicon Therapeutics
  • Medical Science Liaison Eli Lilly and Company

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Career Outcomes

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  • 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.