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.  

Women’s History Month Feature: Emergency Trauma Navy Nurse LCDR Rosanna Mendoza, UCONN ’94

“My time at UConn molded me to want to enhance myself and further my potentia

By LT Maria F. Walsh
LT Maria F. Walsh
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National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Convention

The 2022 National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH) Convention is steadily approaching. Held on Thursday, March 17 – Saturday, March 19, 2022, in Houston, Texas, this convention is not one to be missed. This convention is being held in person with COVID-19 safety …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Our Pathways to Undergraduate Research

There are multiple paths to getting involved in undergraduate research. As part of Internship, Research, and Co-op Month, we invited 3 seniors to share with us their journeys to undergraduate research and advice they have for other students who are …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion
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Paid Summer Programs for Students from Underrepresented Backgrounds

It is never too early to start thinking about ways to get closer to your career goals through summer programs. Summer programs are typically designed to focus on a specific industry and provide an opportunity to network while expanding your …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
Aaliyah Castleberry Career Consultant
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Pre-Health Pathways

Choosing a major is difficult, but choosing a track might be even harder. While there are facilitated programs at UConn such as Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental, there are other tracks that are less structured, such as Pre-PA, Pre-OT, and Pre-PT. So …

By Ava Corsi
Ava Corsi CLAS Career Ambassador
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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

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withEmsi logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

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Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • 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 …