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.  

What is the Navy Medical Service Corps?

Did you know the U.S. Navy has been caring for the medical needs of sailors and Marines since the military branch was first established in 1775? It’s true!

What began as an effort to care for injured and sick sailors …

By Mike Case
Mike Case Senior Digital Archivist
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An Overview of the Field of Medical Administration

When I think of the medical field, I think of doctors, nurses, surgeons, and physical therapists. While I think of medical professionals who are interacting with patients, I never think about the medical professionals who are behind the scenes. That is the field …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Step Into Spring With These Career Resources for Asian American/Pacific Islanders

As the Spring semester is winding down, it’s not uncommon for many college students to start thinking about summer. For some, this may include graduation and the pursuit of full-time employment. For others, it may mean the thought of internships …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant
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Growth Mindset: Making the Most of Your Growth Year

The Center for Career Development recently hosted a panel featuring two UConn Alumni who took growth years prior to attending medical school. Check out the interview and see some highlights below!

Avni Jain – University of Connecticut, ‘21

Avni Jain …

By Anusha Gopinath
Anusha Gopinath CLAS Career Ambassador
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6 Things to Know Before Declaring a Psychological Sciences Major

Choosing a major can be really exciting. You’re ready to learn about your passion and begin preparing for your future education and career goals. For those interested in how people interact with the environment, one another, and their own minds, …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Husky Mentors

  • Psychiatric Nurse Yale New Haven Health System
  • Unit Director Maine Behavioral Health
  • Research Scientist The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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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.

Vault Guides

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Featured Resources

Glassdoor for Students

Search millions of jobs and get the inside scoop on companies with employee reviews, personalized salary tools, and more.

Internship & Co-op Guide

Both internships & co-ops are work/learning experiences that provide a hands-on way for students to confirm their choice of major …

Engage in Experiential Learning

One of the best ways to gain experience, and begin to understand if a career sector or career path is …