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.

Listen to the Experts: Med School Admissions Representatives

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On Tuesday, October 8, immediately following the Graduate School Fair, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel featuring seven experts on the medical school admissions process. Based on their extensive experience in healthcare graduate program admissions, the panelists shared …

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CLAS student Spotlight: Jiongnan Liu

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I had the amazing opportunity to speak with Jiongnan Liu, a 4th year psychological sciences major. Speaking with her about her career choices and the opportunities she’s had is something that I feel that all UConn students should hear. I …

By Inchan Hwang
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The Inside Scoop on Working as a Healthcare Advocate

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Health advocates, also known as patient representatives and patient advocates, work with and on behalf of patients to resolve issues ranging from getting insurance coverage to dealing with complaints about the medical staff to explaining a doctor’s treatment plan. In addition to patients, health …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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Walk With A Doc: Get Your Health Question Answered

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Have some extra free time on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month? Head over to West Hartford and join local doctors and UConn Medical School students for a walk through the park!

Walk With A Doc is a …

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The Child Life Profession: A Unique Way to Work with Children

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Do you enjoy working with children, or have you entertained the idea of possibly working in a health care setting? I myself had never heard of a Child Life Specialist until just a little while ago, and I was surprised …

By Clarice Pennock
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