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.  

In Case You Missed It: How Advocating For Myself Advanced My Career

In career and life, one of the most important skills is advocating for ourselves. Yet, what does advocating for ourselves look like when it comes time to land research experience, negotiate a salary, or find a mentor? Ebun Ojekunle ’14 …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Pathways to Healthcare

Pathways to Healthcare: One of the World’s Fastest-Growing Industries

Becoming a healthcare professional requires hard work and drive. Skills, experience, and education requirements vary depending on the career you hope to pursue; with some requiring a tremendous amount of post-undergraduate …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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3 Tips for Entering into the Healthcare Industry during a Pandemic

COVID-19 has been impacting everyone in different ways. And one of the most important sectors to support the recovery from the pandemic is the healthcare industry. You may be feeling some nerves about what the environment feels like and how …

By Nishitha Edupuganti
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UConn Today- Brave Space: Sarita Arteaga

When Sarita Arteaga, UConn School of Dental Medicine associate dean for students, earned her DMD at the School in 1990, she was the only person of color out of the 38 members in her class.

Today, the School of Dental …

By Courtney Chandler
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Pathways to Healthcare: Getting Experience 

Pathways to Healthcare: Getting Experience
Gaining experience is a significant part of career exploration. Exposure to a variety of roles in healthcare is an important aspect in learning about and exploring career paths that may interest you. Meaningful experiences working …

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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 …