Meet the Community Coaches

Lynne Sebille-White
Lynne Sebille-White
Senior Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
Alicia Joens
Alicia Joens
Senior Specialist, New Student Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Mallory Becraft
Associate Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Brianna Bennett
Assistant Director, Employer Engagement
(Career Coach)
sauvik goswami
Sauvik Goswami
Associate Director, Assessment & Analytics
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be nurturing, curious, or solution-focused?
  • Are you interested in learning about how the body works and how to keep it healthy?
  • Does it sound like fun to work at a hospital, clinic, laboratory, or recreation center?
  • Could you see yourself working with specific populations, like athletes, children, senior citizens, or animals?

Careers in this community focus on decreasing illness and injury and supporting others to be healthy and wholesome. 

Human Health

  • Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Nurse Tech, Patient Care Tech 
  • Optician
  • EMT, Paramedic
  • Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant/Aide, Physical Therapy Assistant/Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiologic Tech, Cardiovascular Tech, Surgical Tech
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Phlebotomist
  • Nurse
  • Recreational Therapist/Specialist
  • Direct Support Specialist/Support Services Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Exercise Physiologist/Specialist, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning
  • Medical Scribe
  • Dietetics/Nutrition

Research and Health Technology

  • Research (pair with Assistant, Technician, Technologist, Coordinator, or Intern)
  • Clinical (pair with Trials, Research, Lab, Coordinator, Specialist, or Data Analyst)
  • Medical (pair with Technician, Technologist, Lab, Scientist or Device)
  • Lab (pair with Assistant, Technician, Associate, or Intern)
  • Study (pair with Technician, Coordinator)
  • Research & Development/R & D (pair with pharmaceutical, medical device, surgical device)
  • Diagnostic or Imaging Research Technician
  • Health Scientist/Scientist (pair with  Assistant, Associate, Entry-Level or Intern)
  • Healthcare Technology or HealthTech (pair with companies, project manager, quality manager, trainer or intern)
  • Healthcare Startups (find entrepreneurial orgs./roles)
  • Pathology (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
  • Histotechnician/Histology Technician/Histologist
  • Forensic (pair with Scientist, Intern, Assistant, Technician, Autopsy or Lab)
  • Cheminformatics
  • Mortician/Hospital Mortician/Mortuary Assistant
  • Health Informatics/Bioinformatics (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Biostatistics/Biostatistician (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Cancer Registrar or Registry Management

Health Administration, Outreach and Advocacy

  • Direct Support Specialist/Support Services Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Medical Social Work             
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Sales or Account Management
  • Case Management
  • Clinic Management/Services
  • Healthcare Growth
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Outcomes
  • Hospital Finance
  • Health Insurance
  • Hospital Operations
  • Long-term Care/Hospice/Assisted Living/Home Health Administration
  • Patient Advocate
  • Insurance
  • Medical Records
  • Patient Financial Services
  • Patient Relations
  • Medical Software
  • State/County Health Department
  • Lobbyist
  • Government Relations
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Caseworker

Animal Sciences

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Pharmaceutical Developer/Tester/Sales
  • Wildlife Management
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Pathologist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Breed Association Sales/Marketing/Management
  • 4-H Agent
  • Extension Agent
  • Public Health Veterinarian
  • Animal-Assisted Therapist
  • Wildlife/Humane Educator

Public Health – see Suggested Search Terms


  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Writer or Copyeditor
  • Safety Inspector/Quality Assurance (FDA, USDA, Food. Pharmaceuticals, etc.)
  • Medical Records (pair with Coder, Analyst or Intern)
  • Prosthetics
  • Orthoptics
  • Perfusion
  • Grant/Proposal Writer

Check out Exploring Majors & Careers page (scroll to What Can I Do With This Major?).

See what Hawkeyes in your college/major are doing after graduation using interactive post-graduation dashboards.  

The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay and job outlook.

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Want to put your interests to good use? Join other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to Health & Wellness at the Leadership, Service, and Civic Engagement. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest:

  • American Association of Nursing Students
  • Dance Marathon
  • Exercise is Medicine 
  • Global Health Club
  • Medicus Pre-Medical Society
  • Minority Association of Pre-Health Students
  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Club
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Club
  • UI Special Olympics 
  • Undergraduate Public Health Organization

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

In addition, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

Learn About Careers from Real Life Professionals provides an easy way to explore careers and learn about job search strategies through thousands of 1-2 minute video clips

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Animal Care Technician, Associate at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Employer: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Expires: 03/27/2023 Are you looking for a new opportunity? We might have the perfect one for you!We are looking for Animal Care Tech Associates passionate about working hard and gaining certifications to expand your career in animal husbandry. The Research Animal Resource Center (RARC) provides staff and facilities to affect the humane care and use of animals used in research and teaching at MSKCC. It's goal is to provide the highest-quality care to the animals in their charge in order to improve the research conducted using animal models at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Our Animal Care Technician deliver direct animal care and maintenance of animal caging equipment. In this position, we expect that you will follow through on all duties as assigned:Process unclean caging and equipment in preparation for sanitizationAssemble caging for use by other Animal Care TechniciansOperate and maintain automated cage wash equipment and sterilizersPrepare acidified water bottles using an automated bottle filler and proportionerReceive, transport, process, store and label animal feed and beddingDisassemble, wash, and reassemble ventilated Thoren unitsHandle and provide husbandry to various species of animalsPerform health checks and perform environmental monitoring and cleaningDoes your experience appear to be a fit?Requirements:The ability to lift and carry up to 55 lbs regularly. Frequent standing, grasping and holding items, reaching above shoulder; pulling pushing of heavy items; some regular crouching and kneeling.Understand the basics of animal health and disease, the procedures required to clean/sterilize caging, and is familiar with the use and operation of equipment required for laboratory animal housing and care.Employee will be exposed to dust, dirt, unpleasant odors, laboratory animals, animal excreta, hot and humid surroundings. Potential exposure to animal bites and scratches, needles and other sharp instruments, infectious agents, radioisotopes, toxic chemicals, and radiation. Protective equipment including uniforms, steel toed shoes, masks, aprons, gloves, and head covers are provided and required for specific activities. Hours may vary between 6am-8pm. Work assignments may include weekends and holidays.  Pay Range $21.03-$26.98 Please click to learn more about MSK’s compensation philosophy.

CNA Caregiver at iDEAL Hire

Friday, March 10, 2023
Employer: iDEAL Hire Expires: 03/24/2023 Seeking recent CNA graduates or students with caregiver experience for a Full time opportunity, generous hourly pay and benefits. - Weekend hours are required for the position. Job Duties Encourages residents to eat a proper diet and take adequate fluids while respecting the resident's right to free choice. Records and reports changes in resident's eating habits to the supervisor.Initiates and participates in leisure activities provided for residents as described in the activity calendar.Assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring and getting to and from activities and meals according to the individual service plan.Serves meals to residents in the dining room or apartments. May assist in preparing meals following preplanned menus.Encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs and to develop friendships with other residents.Maintains residents' records daily, in a timely manner, and in accordance with company policy and procedures. This includes documentation related to medication distribution as applicable, leisure activities, incidents and observations, reporting any changes in resident's physical condition and/or behavior, visitors,Observes and reports the health and emotional condition of each resident and promptly reports all changes to the supervisor.Only if permitted by state specific regulations, may assist residents with medication as defined in medication procedure. Follows physician orders and state laws to administer medications to residents who cannot self-administer their medications. Exhibits understanding of and follows medication policies and procedures.Refer to state specific regulations regarding medication assistance.Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the residents. Performs general housekeeping, following cleaning schedules for resident laundry, bedrooms, dining area, living space, bathrooms, kitchen, etc.Follows proper procedures in emergency situations and responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance, including emergency pull cords, telephone calls, and requests from family and friendsKnows location of each resident, reminds them to sign out when they leave the building, and notifies the supervisor immediately if unable to locate a resident.Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.

PUBLIC HEALTH PREPARDNESS MODELER at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Friday, March 10, 2023
Employer: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Expires: 03/22/2023 INTRODUCTIONThis non paid student volunteer position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Requirements (SPR). ASPR is headed by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response who reports directly to the DHHS Secretary. ASPR is a component of the Public Health Service (PHS) and is responsible for ensuring a One Department approach to developing public health and medical preparedness and response capabilities, leading, and coordinating the relevant activities of DHHS. This position is workplace flexible and can be established as remote or routine telework depending on the preference of the candidate. The on-site location, if desired, will be at Constitution Center (400 7th Street, SW, Washington DC 20024), directly above L'Enfant Plaza metro stop.The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Public Health Preparedness Modeler. The selected candidate will assist with developing a modeling process to create capability targets and inform Requirements for Medical Counter Measures. They will help apply this model to draft Requirements for Medical Countermeasures (MCMs) against Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAs a Public Health Preparedness Modeler, some of your duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:·      Digest and incorporate relevant literature pertaining to building models for public health preparedness and response into the current draft Requirements Modeling SOP. ·      Adjust the proposed Model process to incorporate missed parameters or variables that improve the model workflow.·      Edit reports related to Requirement setting, development and acquisition of MCMs as it relates to the newly developed model SOP.·      Support employee as their liaise with subject matter experts of other Federal agencies and non-Federal organizations whose activities are related to the work of the Office.·      Create flow diagrams to visually represent scenario building and Requirements modeling process.Knowledge Required by the Position·      Basic or limited knowledge of public health, statistics, modeling, scenario planning, epidemiology, health security.·      Basic or limited knowledge of policies related to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) threat agents and emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) and their risks.·      Knowledge of elements of good writing and effective communication habits.·      Basic Microsoft office skills including word and PowerPointSupervisory Controls·      The employee receives assignments with an outline of overall objectives, priorities and deadlines.·      Work is planned and carried out and appropriate tools and techniques are chosen. Competed work is reviewed for adequacy of coverage, soundness of judgment and conclusions, and adherence to established guidelines.Keywords for Majors:Emergency Management, chemical threats, biological threats, radiological threats, nuclear threats, weapons of mass destruction, disasters, public health emergency, emerging infectious disease, pandemic, heath care, medical countermeasures, strategic national stockpile, statistics, preparednessStart Date and DurationThis position will begin in late May/Early June for a duration of no more than 6 months. Starting dates will vary and duration can vary. The number of hours per week for this position will be determined jointly by the volunteer and the program management. How to ApplyPlease submit a resume to the ASPR Talent Acquisition Team at Applications due March 22, 2023. *MUST BE A US CITIZEN AND WILLING TO GO THROUGH SECURITY**MUST BE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A UNDERGRADUTE/GRADUATE PROGRAM**Although this is a non paid volunteer position, your university may grant academic credit if university approves*

Program Assistant-Digital Education Community Education and Outreach (Per Diem) at Hospital for Special Surgery

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Employer: Hospital for Special Surgery Expires: 03/31/2023 How you move is why we’re here. ®Now more than ever.Get back to what you need and love to do.The possibilities are endless...  Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize the abundant opportunities for growth and success. If this describes you then let’s talk! HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise Program Assistant-Digital EducationCommunity Education and OutreachPer-Diem  Position Description: Per-Diem Community Education and Outreach Program Assistant – Digital Education Position Description: The Community Education and Outreach Program Assistant – Digital Education, working under the Senior Director of Community Education and Outreach, will assist with CE&O department’s digital health education content production. This position will assist with the pre- and postproduction, content development and editing processes along with administrative support for all digital education produced by CE&O. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Assist with pre-production scheduling and health education content development for all CE&O digital platforms (i.e., YouTube, Mediflix, Live+)Support the digital post-production process including video review; video editing; accessibility files and platform upload.Assist with interdepartmental communications dedicated to production to support the management of content development including talent scheduling and footage requests.Provide administrative support for the digital content process including, preparing AV requests, prepping for video shoots, and organizing and managing video files and playlists,Support Community Education & Outreach ad-hoc requests as needed.QualificationsUndergraduate student interested in public health, video production or health education content development.Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) required.Familiarity with Vimeo or minor video editing, a plusPosition is hybrid-Access to a working computer, internet, and phone required.Excellent attention to detail, organization skills, written and verbal communications skills • Ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities.Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and ability to multi-task

Nurse Resident (NLRN) $10,000 sign-on bonus at The Guthrie Clinic

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Employer: The Guthrie Clinic Expires: 03/24/2023 $10,000 sign-on bonus for qualified Registered Nurses!Position Details: Nurse Resident - Full Time - 36 hours per week - Guthrie Cortland Medical CenterPosition Summary:Provides high quality nursing care for assigned patients in a scientific and humanistic focus. The Newly Licensed Registered Nurse (NLRN) utilizes a holistic systems approach to protect and promote client wellness and safety in the physiological, psychological, social cultural, developmental and spiritual domains. Nursing interventions are interdisciplinary, age specific and are directed toward optimal wellness.The NLRN is a nurse who is in their first year of nursing practice. This role ends on the one‐year anniversary of their hire date. At this time, the NLRN transitions to the role of Staff Registered Nurse. The NLRN may occupy a Staff Registered Nurse position after the matching process, but is still considered an NLRN for the first year of practice.NLRNs are not allowed to cover the unit for lunches or breaks or be a shift/charge nurse until they have completed the orientation period.Education, License & Cert: The NLRN must be a graduate of a Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and have passed the state board examination by the State Board of Nursing in their state of practice before beginning employment. NLRNs who are graduates of a Diploma or Associate Degree program or possess a non‐Nursing Bachelor's Degree must demonstrate enrollment in a BSN program within 12 months of hire and earn a BSN within four (4) years from their date of hire. The NLRN must successfully complete a medication and IV challenge examination, as outlined by the hospital within the orientation period, as well as maintain CPR certification.Experience: The NLRN enters practice at a Guthrie Hospital through the Newly Licensed Registered Nurse Residency Program. Clinical specialty tracks may be offered at individual hospitals. Registered nurses with less than one year's experience must be hired through this program and may not be hired directly into an open position on any specific unit.Essential Functions:1. Employs Nursing Professional Practice: Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements, and evaluates patients' care. Develops updates and coordinates the patients' plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the continuum. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Performs and maintains the currency of essential competencies as required by a specific area of hire and population served.2. Advocates: Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values, and beliefs of those we serve.3. Facilitates Learning: Fosters a learning environment for patients/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team, including student; Facilities formal and informal learning for patients/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.4. Aligns Practice with Safety and Quality: Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self‐safety, and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes.5. Engages in Professional Development: Engages in ongoing professional development; practices at the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards. Promotes a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates, and disseminates research and evidence‐based practice.6. Leader in Practice Setting & Community: demonstrates leadership as change agents using the collaborative leadership skills of advocacy, influence and innovation. In partnering with colleagues appropriately delegates, coordinates care, and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter‐professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.7. It is understood that this description is not intended to be all‐inclusive and that other duties may be assigned as necessary in the performance of the position.8. Participates in the planning and presentation of educational programs.Other Duties:1. Proficiency in Information Technology, such as electronic health records, communication systems, computers, and equipment necessary to perform essential functions of the position.2. Skilled to work with a wide range of staff as part of an interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff.3. Ability to use independent, critical judgment in all aspects of patient care delivery.4. Demonstrated interpersonal skills that convey a positive and supportive attitude.5. Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities, urgent responses, and challenging situations.Benefits Summary: A nursing career with Guthrie means being part of a focused organization that provides each team member an opportunity to advance and grow. We have invested in resources to empower our employees to succeed and use their passion and talent to provide excellence.You take care of our patients. We take care of you.$10,000 sign-on bonus*Career advancement opportunitiesTuition reimbursementExcellent benefitsExperiential PTO accrualCompetitive salaryRewarding careerMagnet drivenRefinancing support with SoFi*Exclusions apply.

Clinical Research Coordinator I / BWH Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Monday, March 6, 2023
Employer: Brigham and Women's Hospital - Department of Emergency Medicine Expires: 03/25/2023 This is an excellent full-time opportunity for recent college graduates or foreign-trained physicians with an interest in medicine and/or clinical research. Working with us as an emergency department (ED) clinical research coordinator is a great way to experience medicine and clinical research. You will be embedded in our clinical work and interact closely with patients, nurses, physician assistants, doctors-in-training, faculty, and other staff. You will learn about the scientific, ethical, and organizational underpinnings of clinical research and medicine in general.Our projects include but are not limited to clinical trials in infectious disease, neurology, cardiovascular critical care, novel point-of-care test devices, behavioral health emergencies, advanced care planning, and state-of-the-art digital health innovations such as digital pills, emergency ultrasound, and other novel medical technology. We also conduct studies exploring social determinants of health, health policy, community-oriented healthcare, and public surveillance projects.This position will allow you to experience research and medicine from multiple perspectives:Tertiary-level ED-based research (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)Community ED-based research (Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital)Inpatient-based researchOutpatient-based researchPublic health-oriented researchYou will also have direct access to the department’s Research Director, research faculty members, and other staff who will mentor you in your career development. You will emerge from this experience with a terrific understanding of clinical research and medicine. In summary, this is a position for someone who has an interest in healthcare research and wants to plan a career in research or someone who wants to equip themselves with exposure to a fast-paced clinical environment before applying to medical, PA, nursing, or graduate schools or is preparing for medical residency.For more information, please visit DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Circulate throughout the Level 1 Trauma Center emergency department, looking for patients who might be eligible to participate in particular studies.Understand and implement the principles of Good Clinical Practice.Observe and practice excellent interpersonal skills that are required to develop professional relationships with the clinical staff so that they are receptive to research that occurs when they are very busy with routine clinical care.Explain research studies to potentially eligible research participants and their family members. Obtain their formal informed consent to participate.Obtain research measurements, such as blood tests, spirometry (a breathing test), swabs, and survey information. Adequate training will be provided to ensure that the incumbent succeeds in their role.Maintain meticulous records for all research-related activities.Respond to emails and messages (including group messages) within an hour, always using polite, professional communication. Personal mobile devices must be encrypted per Mass General Brigham’s policy.Liaise with study sponsors and hospital committees in a professional way.Review medical charts to collect data.Enter data into databases.Prepare and manage regulatory applications to federal and local agencies (FDA, NIH, IRB, etc.) and the related approval process.Monitor research studies throughout their duration and train other research coordinators on protocol specifics.Seek guidance immediately whenever unsure about something.Be available to work rotating shifts: morning (7 AM-3 PM) or evening (2 PM-10 PM) and a weekend shift every 4-5 weeks.Work with a focus on understanding the research machinery to grow towards a role in project management, if applicable.All other duties, as assigned. SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:Excellent interpersonal skills are essential.Excellent reading and writing skills.A high degree of computer literacy.Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.Ability to communicate with patients from a variety of backgrounds. Speech must be clear and professional.Excellent organizational and data management skills and ability to handle several responsibilities and work under tight time constraints.Careful attention to detail.Ability to use tact, discretion, and sound judgment when dealing with confidential information.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:May serve as a study lead coordinator (as assigned) who will be responsible for training fellow coordinators.WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be comfortable working in a hospital environment. You will work in a large, newly renovated, Level 1 Trauma Center emergency department at Brigham and Women's Hospital- a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital. Also, research assistants frequently follow patients into the hospital and may collect research samples or data on hospital wards and intensive care units. The work also involves paper or electronic chart review and data entry.INTERESTED APPLICANTS:Please include your resume, cover letter, and transcript. Address your cover letter to the Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital Inquiries:

Creative Arts Therapy Internship - Fall 2023 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Monday, March 6, 2023
Employer: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Expires: 03/15/2023 Comprehensive creative arts therapy internship training is offered three times a year at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Internship training is one integral requirement for students who are planning a career as a creative arts therapist.Information about certification process, information on coursework and career planning and eligibility requirements for certification can be found on the discipline-specific websites of the American Art Therapy Association, American Music Therapy Association and American Dance Therapy Association.Interns are introduced to the creative arts therapy field while developing their interventions skill set as a therapist, as well as the variety of experiences facing children and adolescents in a healthcare setting. Interns participate in individual and group sessions with children and families. Interns are supervised by a board-certified art therapist or board-certified music therapist. Dance movement therapy interns are supervised by an off-site credentialed dance movement therapist.Interns gain experience working in a variety of pediatric healthcare settings that may include acute care, outpatient clinics, or rehabilitation settings.Application is not a guarantee of acceptance. A limited number of students will be accepted each year as space allows.RequirementsCandidates must be enrolled in an American Art Therapy Association (AATA) approved graduated Art Therapy program, American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved undergraduate or graduated Music Therapy program, or American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) approved graduate program.Demonstration of a strong background in child development and the application of art/music/dance therapy in child developmentKnowledge of psychosocial issues related to illness and hospitalizationExperience working with childrenThese requirements must be met by the application postmark deadline for the candidate to be considered. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia does not accept “in progress” for the requirements, including academic course requirements and hours working with children/teens in traditional and healthcare environments.All application materials must be postmarked by the stated application deadline to be considered a candidate for the session. Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted.Please contact the Student Programs Coordinator with any questions regarding the start and end dates.HousingThe Children's Hospital of Philadelphia does not provide housing for students. However, rooms and apartments are available for rent from Sansom Place Guest Accommodations through The University of Pennsylvania, located adjacent to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Students who are accepted to the student program who contact Sansom Place Guest Accommodations for housing must notify the staff at Sansom Place that they are CHOP-Child Life Programs and Volunteer Services students.ApplyFor more detailed information about the creative arts therapy internship experience, please download the internship application and please note that the address on the application itself is no longer in use. Please send your application to:Attention: Creative Arts Therapy Student ProgramWood Building 6th Floor, Child Life SuiteChildren’s Hospital of Philadelphia3401 Civic Center Blvd.Philadelphia, PA 19104Quality supervision is a top priority for our student programs. The number of students accepted will vary from semester to semester due to the number of applicants and supervisor availability.For more information about professional education in the Child Life Programs and Volunteer Services, please call 267-426-1340 or email

Physician Assistant - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus at American Health Communities

Friday, March 3, 2023
Employer: American Health Communities Expires: 03/31/2023 Come Grow with Us!TruHealth is a division of American Health Partners, a multifaceted company with operations in multiple states. We own nursing homes, health plans for Medicare beneficiaries living in long-term care facilities, as well as divisions offering psychiatric care, home health, hospice, rehabilitation and specialty pharmacy services. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and advancement opportunities. We believe in caring for the people that care for patients and have many reward and recognition programs to highlight the awesome and important work our clinicians do each and every day.  Here are a few of our benefits:Annual performance wage increases401k retirement plan with a company matchMedical, dental and vision insurance$50,000 basic life insurance – paid by the companyPaid time offUKG Wallet – access your pay faster!Holiday payTelehealth through 98point6 – free to all employeesContinuing Education opportunitiesCareer Advancement Opportunities POSITION SUMMARYTruHealth is seeking an advanced practice provider, either a nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) with experience in primary care or internal medicine, preferably with geriatrics focus. This position gives you the opportunity to improve outcomes for long-term care residents by collaborating with a team of providers and case managers. You’ll enjoy a great benefit/pay package and possibilities for career growth. If you are an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN or NP) or physician assistant (PA) who enjoys working with the aging population, consider joining the TruHealth team. Our providers work primarily within nursing homes or assisted living communities with residents who are enrolled in special Medicare Advantage plans. You will be responsible for providing plan members with personalized, coordinated health care that improves quality of life and prevents unnecessary hospital visits. As one of our advance practice providers, you will exercise your independent judgement to treat patients with acute and chronic conditions, consulting with a supervising physician as appropriate. You will work closely with our facility partners and health plan leadership to Implement our national model of care in compliance with all federal and state regulations. Our NPs and PAs are team players who contribute to TruHealth’s success and help our partners enhance their residents’ quality of life. Duties include:Assessing patients’ medical and mental health needs and providing a plan of care that proactively manages their conditions and addresses barriers to care Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal agencies related to clinical services you providePrescribing medications and ordering lab work, diagnostic procedures and consultationsMonitoring patients’ compliance and response to their treatment and modifying those plansWorking with RN case managers as part of an integrated care team WORK EXPERIENCE, CREDENTIALS AND EDUCATIONFNP, AGNP, AHACNP or PA license requiredDegree from an accredited APRN or PA program3 years’ experience in clinical nursing or rehab in geriatric populationsElectronic Health Records experienceWorking knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Outlook and Excel SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESMay be required to provide training and advice to facility staff EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYEROur Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.                 


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Environment and Sustainability Career Trek - Dubuque, IA

Friday, March 24, 2023 7:30am to 4:30pm
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Pro Football Hall of Fame "Before the Snap" ft. Alex Farkas

Friday, March 24, 2023 11:00am to 12:00pm
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is proud to offer a series for learners in high school, college and beyond! “Before the Snap” gives an insight to professional careers in and around the NFL, while giving the live viewing audience the opportunity to interact with an industry expert. Our special guest is Alex Farkas, the Lead Producer in Creative Branding for the Los Angeles Chargers. We will be streaming the program LIVE on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s YouTube page and will take questions from...

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 1:00pm to 4:00pm
This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: for more details.
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Information Session - Internships & Scholarships with CIA

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
* No RSVP needed. Contact Joanna Halsch ( with any questions. Come join CIA Representatives to learn about the mission of the Central Intelligence Agency and the variety of undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities available. The presentation will include details about application processes and suggestions for making yourself competitive for employment, including tips for writing cover letters and résumés, and preparing for an interview with CIA. All...
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Information Session - Careers with the Central Intelligence Agency

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
*No RSVP required. Please contact Joanna Halsch in career services with any questions ( Explore what a career with the Central Intelligence Agency might look like for you! With over 150 different occupations, you may be surprised at the traditional and nontraditional ways you can put your degree and personal experiences to use in an exciting career in national security. CIA representatives will share an overview of the Agency's mission and explore the many roles...
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Hawkeye Spotlight

Carson Peters smiles for photo in front of a cherry blossom tree

Improving health care around the world

Public health grad Carson Peters uses her passion for public advocacy to address issues such as infectious diseases, gaps within the HIV care continuum, and links between medication and infection in elderly hospital patients.
Nursing graduate Danielle Yonemura dances in graduation robe

Nursing student saving lives in Van Meter

An Iowa nursing student is helping to develop a plan that educates students, faculty, and staff in Van Meter, Iowa, about anaphylactic reactions—all while working a full-time job, raising her child, and completing Iowa’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
Student, Evita Woolsey sits with peer

Playing a key role in crucial research

Evita Woolsey came from California to the University of Iowa to pursue her interest in speech and hearing science. Through her involvement in an NIH-funded research project, the undergraduate is assessing children across the state and making connections with researchers on campus and beyond.