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.  

7 Unique Therapies

When you hear the word “therapy,” do you picture someone lying on a couch talking while the therapist takes notes in the corner? While some types of therapy embody this image, there are many unique types of therapy you may never heard of.

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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An Interview with DO Student, Sam Dion

Sam Dion (’20) is a first-year DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. During her undergrad at UConn, she studied Physiology and Neurobiology on a pre-med track. I had the chance to interview her to …

By Anusha Gopinath
Anusha Gopinath CLAS Career Ambassador
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Healthcare and Wellness Student Organizations: An In-Depth Look

The Healthcare and Wellness Career Community has some of the most involved and helpful student organizations on campus. This article will cover four of those organizations and provide detail about them, including their mission, events, and resources they offer. Check out the article “Student and Professional Organizations” to find out more …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Hidden Gems: Healthcare and Wellness Organizations

Here at UConn, our students and alumni have one important thing in common: involvement. Students here, both current and past, are extremely involved within the campus community. One of the major ways that students and alumni are involved is through engagement in student and …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Career Insights from Wilma Mankiller – First Female Chief of the Cherokee Nation

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010): Don’t let people define you. Define …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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Husky Mentors

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  • 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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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 …