Welcome to the Healthcare and Wellness career community!

This page has been tailored to this specific community and its industry-related opportunities for students and alumni. Browse this page for alumni to engage with, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and blog posts to deepen your understanding. To discuss career opportunities and how to prepare for roles in this industry, consider meeting with a career coach. Meetings can be scheduled by clicking here.

Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

virtual appointments

If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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Five Hidden Gems of the Center for Career Development Website

Student using laptop.

Five Hidden Gems of the Center for Career Development Website

(To help you enter a career in counseling, and other general information)

As a Psychology and Human Development and Family Sciences double major, attending graduate school is vital for me …

By Sarah Krafcik
Sarah Krafcik CLAS Career Ambassador Sarah Krafcik
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First CLAS Case Competition Winners Share Takeaways

Team F (2)

In October, 11 teams of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students participated in UConn’s first-ever CLAS Case Competition. The competition was co-sponsored by the UConn Center for Career Development and Cigna, an avid recruiter of UConn students for …

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Volunteer Abroad to Support Responsible Eye Care Delivery with a Global Impact

Unite For Sight

39 million people are blind, and 80% of cases are preventable.

Unite For Sight is a non-profit organization headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut that supports local eye clinics worldwide to eliminate barriers to eye care for patients living in extreme poverty. They …

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There is No Perfect Major for Pre-Med


It’s a common misconception among pre-med students that certain majors are more advantageous for getting into medical school. Many students assume that medical schools prefer STEM majors, especially biology majors. In reality, medical schools are looking for diverse candidates from …

By Katerine Pais
Katerine Pais Academic Advisor
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