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.  

The Importance of Visibility

On April 30th, 2019 the Rainbow Center held its first LGBTQIA+ in STEM Professional Panel Event. We invited Dr. John Redden from the Physiology and Neurobiology Department, Dr. Morgan Tingley from the Evolutionary and Ecology Department, Dr. Alix Deymier from …

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HackUConn Winning Team Features 2 CLAS Students

Christina (second from left), Olivia (second from right) and their team members pose with the GDD 19x (Photo Source: UConn Today)

Each year, HackUConn brings together students and tech industry experts for a non-stop 24 hour invention competition. This year’s …

By Arianna Dines
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Pharmaceutics and Pfizer—What to Do with Your Science Degree

Between 2000 and 2009, pharmaceutical innovations alone caused a 73% increase in life expectancy. Even today, medical treatment and pharmacy make a huge impact in people’s everyday lives. But getting a drug or product to market takes massive amounts of …

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Understanding Opportunities in the Life Science Industry

When you think of careers that make a positive impact on the world, you might think nurses, doctors, teachers, and activists. Though this is accurate, you probably aren’t thinking agrotechnology and bioinformatics – you may not even know what those are! …

By Alex Argueta
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Science and Sema4: Using Your Science Degree for More

As a STEM major, it might sometimes feel like you have a very narrow choice of careers, limited to abstract, lab-based research. But that’s not always the case. Though lab work is one of the major applications of a STEM …

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Husky Mentors

  • Senior Director, Medical Affairs, Clinical Nutrition Fresenius Kabi
  • PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident UPMC
  • Assistant Professor in Residence Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut

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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 a career …

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 a career …

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 …