Health & Wellness

  • 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. 

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Sample Occupations & Industries

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  • Athletic Trainer
  • Audiologist
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Epidemiologist 
  • Exercise Physiologist 
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Global Health Manager 
  • Health Administrator
  • Health Coach
  • Medical Lab Scientist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist 
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Perfusionist 
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Public Health Officer
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Recreational Therapist 
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Veterinarian 

Want to put your interests to good use? Join other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to Health & Wellness at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. 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
  • MEDLIFE
  • Minority Aassociation 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!

 

Sample of Health & Wellness Full-Time Jobs & Fellowships in Handshake

Customer Service – Insurance Liaison at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Baby Imaging Specialist - Austin at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Baby Imaging Specialist - San Diego at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Baby Imaging Specialist - Long Beach at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Medical Scribe/ Clinical Informatics Specialist - Spanish Bilingual at Oak Street Health
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informatics Specialist - Spanish Bilingual at Oak Street Health
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at Iowa City VA Health Care System
Pediatric Clinical Psychologist at ChildServe
ASL Community Support Specialist (Evenings) at Thresholds
Neonatal Nurse Residency- March 2021 at ChristianaCare
Operating Room Nurse Residency- April 2021 at ChristianaCare
Labor and Delivery Nurse Residency- March 2021 at ChristianaCare
Emergency Department- Nurse Residency at ChristianaCare
Infection Preventionist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Float Pool Nurse Residency- March 2021 at ChristianaCare
Medical or Surgical Nurse Residency- March 2021 at ChristianaCare
Progressive Care Nurse Residency March 2021 at ChristianaCare
Critical Care Nurse Residency- March 2021 Start Date at ChristianaCare
Speech Language Pathologist at Altru Health System
Clinical Nurse Coordinator-RN - Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Hematology-Multiple Myeloma- 0.5 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Registered Nurse-Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Hematology-1.0 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Registered Nurse-Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Hematology-1.0 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Hematology-MDS/AML 1.0 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Hematology-Float - 0.9 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Hematology-Lymphoma -1.0 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Radiology Tech at Great River Health
Student Nurse Extern at ChristianaCare
Nurse at AbbeHealth
Registered Nurse at Gundersen Health System
Skill Development Assistant- Supported Community Living at ChildServe
Community Wellness Coordinator at Gundersen Health System
Student Laboratory Technician - Core Laboratory Specimen Control (Hlth Sci/Clin) at UIHC- Department of Pathology
Pharmacy Technician, Dispense at SmartScripts
Chiropractic Channel Business Development Manager at Ortho Molecular Products
Veterinary Technician at Mission Animal Hospital
Tissue Donation Coordinator - Part-time at Gift of Life Michigan
RN - Heart and Vascular (All Shifts/Hours) at UnityPoint Health
Pharmacy Assistant; 0.7FTE, Day/PM at UnityPoint Health
Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician; 0.9FTE; Day Shift at UnityPoint Health
Nursing Assistant - General Medical; 0.5FTE, Day/PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Tech - Cardiac, 0.6FTE, Night Shift at UnityPoint Health
Nursing Assistant - Neuro Reg Care 8T; 0.5FTE; Day/PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
Nursing Assistant - General Medical; 0.3FTE, Night Shift at UnityPoint Health
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informatics Specialist at Oak Street Health
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informtics Specialist at Oak Street Health
Registered Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Population Research Project Associate II at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Registered Nurse Triage Coordinator - Direct Access Center at UnityPoint Health
Speech Language Pathologist - Part Time - SNF (Edgewood/Elkader/Oelwein, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist - Part Time - HH/ALF/SNF (Cedar Rapids, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist - Full Time - (Spirit Lake, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Registered Nurse - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UnityPoint Health
Inpatient Clinical Resource Nurse - Child & Adolescent Psych at UnityPoint Health
Full-Time/Part-Time/PRN Days - Registered Nurse(RN)/Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN) at Universal Pediatrics
Float Medical Assistant - All Clinics at UnityPoint Health
Medical Assistant - McKee Internal Medicine at UnityPoint Health
Medical Assistant - DeForest Family Medicine at UnityPoint Health
Registered Nurse at Oak Street Health
Registered Nurse at Oak Street Health
Registered Nurse at Oak Street Health
Veterinary Emergency Clinician at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Small Animal Internist at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Small Animal Surgeon at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Family Peer Support Specialist (Mental Health) Family Advocate at Telecare Corporation
Michigan Medicine Administrative Fellowship at Michigan Medicine Administrative Fellowship Program
Licensed Practical Nurse - $1,500 sign-on bonus at Corizon Health
Travel Program for Dental Hygienists at TeamPlacement Inc
Registered Dental Hygienist at TeamPlacement Inc
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Full-Time at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Registered Nurse - Adult/Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant - 0.95 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Infusion Registered Nurse - Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic - 0.95 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Registered Nurse - Issaquah, WA - 0.5 FTE at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Advanced Practice Provider (Infusion/ACE) at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Clinical Research Nurse at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Remote Medical Scribe at AQuity Solutions
Account Manager (Entry-Level Medical Sales) at Prism Medical Products, LLC
Baby Imaging Specialist - Boca Raton at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Baby Imaging Specialist - Sterling at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Baby Imaging Specialist - Skokie at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informatics Specialist (Spanish Bilingual) at Oak Street Health
Medical Assistant; Monona Family Medicine; 0.8FTE at UnityPoint Health
HIM Specialist at Oakes Community Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital in Dickinson, ND at Conifer Health Solutions
Chemist - Entry Level Scientist at PPD
Lab Technologist (Huntington Hospital) at Northwell Health
Lab Technologist (Glen Cove Hospital) at Northwell Health
Per Diem Histology Lab Technologist at Northwell Health
Leadership Development Program (Population Health Director) at Oak Street Health
Registered Nurse (emergency department) at Northern Light Health
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informatics Specialist at Oak Street Health
Nurse Manager at Northern Light Health
Community Support Specialist at Thresholds
ECC Medical Scribe (Full time) at Emergency Care Consultants
Athletic Trainer at ProFlex Physical Therapy
Clinical Social Worker (MSW) - Immanuel Pathways Central Iowa at Immanuel
Outpatient Therapist at KVC Health Systems, Inc.
Registered Nurses (RNs) at Cassia, an Augustana Care / Elim Care affiliation
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) at Cassia, an Augustana Care / Elim Care affiliation
Registered Nurse (RN)- PT or FT 7500 Bonus, Moose Lake at Cassia, an Augustana Care / Elim Care affiliation
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- FT Day, up to $5,000 Bonus, Apple Valley at Cassia, an Augustana Care / Elim Care affiliation
Surgical Technologist at Fairview Health Services
Awesome Massage Therapist at Moe's Spine & Bodyworks
Critical Care Transport Paramedic at Northern Light Health
Medical Physicist at Northern Light Health
Infection Control Specialist at Northern Light Health
Certified Nursing Assistant at SSM Health System
Dentist at Altius Dental
School Psychologist - Fully Remote at Maxim Healthcare Group
Laboratory Quality Assurance Coordinator - 3rd Shift - 11pm-7:30am at Grifols
Medical Laboratory Technician - 2nd Shift - 11am-7:30pm at Grifols
Licensed Practical Nurse at Helping Hands Nursing Solutions
Behavior Analyst (BCBA currently or in process) at Alternative Behavior Strategies
Certified Nurse Assistant at Helping Hands Nursing Solutions
Medical Laboratory Technician - 3rd Shift 9:30pm-5:00am at Grifols
Medical Technologist - 2nd Shift - 3:30pm - 12am at Grifols
Pharmacy Intern at SmartScripts
Quality Analyst I - Mon - Fri 8am -5pm at Grifols
Dentist at Altius Dental
RN at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center
LPN at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Vernon Memorial Healthcare
Registered Nurse - Med/Surg nights at Vernon Memorial Healthcare
Physical Therapy at ProFlex Physical Therapy
Inpatient Nurse Resident - Winter 2021 (August-December 2020 Graduates)(6142) at UW Health
Ambulatory Nurse Resident - Winter 2021 (August-December 2020 Graduates)(6181) at UW Health
Cath Lab/ Internationale Radiology Lead Technologist at Northern Light Health
Physical Therapist at HCA
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) at Reliant Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapist (OT) at Reliant Rehabilitation
Clinical Pharmacist at Rochester Regional Health
Care Coordinator - Children at Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc.
Med Surg LPN: Virginia Gay Hospital at Virginia Gay Hospital
Lead RN at Northern Light Health
School-based Clinician, Bangor, ME at Northern Light Health
Immunization ClinincRN and LPN at Northern Light Health
Outpatient Therapist at KVC Health Systems, Inc.
Transport Medicine RN at Northern Light Health
Transfer Center RN at Northern Light Health
Operations Specialist at Northern Light Health
Assistant Manager for Advanced Surgical Care at Northern Light Health
Veterinarian at Durbin Veterinary Clinic, P.C.
Clinical Educator at Northern Light Health
Registered Nurse at Wellpath
Staff RN at Northern Light Health
School-based Clinical Supervisor at Northern Light Health
Clinical Practice Lead RN at Northern Light Health
Clinic RN - Full Time Days - Immanuel Pathways Omaha at Immanuel
Speech Language Pathologist - Sioux City (IA) - Part Time or PRN at LifeScape
Epidemiologist, Research Associate, Southern Africa at Clinton Health Access Initiative
CRNA at Baylor Scott & White Health Care System
Chriopractor at Creative Wellness
RN's & LPN's - Multiple Shifts and Schedules Available **Sign-On Bonus Eligible** at Immanuel
Clinical Psychologist at Pediatric Partners
Licensed Practical Nurse at Corizon Health
Registered Nurse - Nationwide Opportunities at Encompass Health
Physical Therapist (Opportunities Nationwide) at Encompass Health
Occupational Therapist (Opportunities Nationwide) at Encompass Health
Certified Respiratory Therapist at Southwest Medical Center
Pharmacist at Southwest Medical Center
Registered Nurse - RN at BrightSpring Health Services
Physical Therapist at Halcyon Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist at Halcyon Rehab
Occupational Therapist at Halcyon Rehab
Donor Floor Technician/Phlebotomist - Nationwide at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
Processing Technician - Cleveland, OH at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
RN Short Stay Surgery at SSM Health System
Peer Recovery Coach at Telecare Corporation
Podiatrist - Post Residency/Grad Direct Hire! at SeniorWell Group
Associate Therapist at Outback Therapeutic Expeditions
Physical Therapist at KidTherapy
Physical Therapist at Shenandoah Medical Center
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Burlington, Ma at InBloom Autism Services
Nationwide-Medical Screener at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
International Graduate Nurse - RN - Registered Nurse at Conexus MedStaff
Clinical Fellowship Year/SLP at Achieve Beyond
Speech Language Pathologist at Achieve Beyond
Nursing Assistant / NAR / HHA / CNA at Presbyterian Homes & Services
Server / Dietary Aide at Presbyterian Homes & Services
Direct Support Professional at LifeScape
Acute Registered Nurse-PICU at UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Genetic Counselor at Community Hospital
Licensed Mental Health Professional at Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc.
Mental Health Professional / Counselor at Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc.
Care Coordinator - Adults at Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc.
Behavioral Health Coach at Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc.
Resident Assistant or CNA at Ecumen
Speech Language Pathologist - LI at Achieve Beyond
Speech Language Pathologist - HV at Achieve Beyond
Physical Therapist - LI at Achieve Beyond
Physical Therapist - HV at Achieve Beyond
Clinical Fellow/SLP - HV at Achieve Beyond
New Graduate Nurse at Mercy Medical Center -Cedar Rapids, IA
Travel RN at Nurses First Solutions
Speech Language Pathologist - Bilingual Spanish at Shandy Clinic
RN - Day & Night shifts available at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals
Speech Language Pathologist/Speech Therapist/SLP/Speech Therapy - Full Time at Aegis Therapies
Physical Therapist/ PT/ Physical Therapy - Full Time at Aegis Therapies
PNP/ARNP/PA at Pediatrics for You
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric and Adult Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology at NeuroHealth of Arlington Heights
Full-Time and Part-Time Positions in Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology at NeuroHealth of Arlington Heights

Sample of Health & Wellness Internships & Student Employment Jobs in Handshake

Banfield's Midwest Virtual Career Fair at Banfield Pet Hospital
Registered Nurse - Critical Care Internship (starting Feb 2021) at University of Utah Health
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology PhD Program at LSU Health Shreveport at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport
Nurse Externship at Camp Huawni
Climbing Director at YMCA Camp Cheerio
STEM Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs
Textiles/Silkscreen Camp Counselor at Iroquois Springs
High Ropes/Climbing Facilitator & Camp Difference Maker at Iroquois Springs
Software Engineering Intern (GIS, Fall 2020) at Pathloom
Spring Internship Program - Syneos Health at Syneos Health
VISTA Member Clinic Development Coordinator. In Racine, WI for 2020 - 2021 volunteer year at Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
VISTA Member Clinic Development Coordinator. In Dodgeville, WI for 2020 - 2021 volunteer year at Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
Fowler Dental Clinic Development Coordinator VISTA. Monroe, WI for 2020 - 2021 volunteer year at Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
Vice President of Operations at Red Door Pediatric Therapy
Financial Analyst Intern at Michigan Medicine - Finance Development Program
Homecare Agency Summer Interns - Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan & Bronx at True Care Home Health Care
Summer 2021 Internships for Creative and Visual Arts at Camp Weequahic
EXTERNSHIP at St. Louis veterinary Center in St Louis, MO at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Spencer Creek Animal Hospital in St.Peters, MO at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Shoal Animal Clinic in Athens, GA at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Oakbrook Animal Hospital in Gardner, KS at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at McKinney Animal Hospital, in Tulsa, OK at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Independence Animal Hospital, in Independence, KC at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Hall Veterianry Clinic in Gaylord, MI at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Griffith Veterinary Hospital in Westland, MI at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Dyer County Animal Hospital in Dyersburg, TN at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Corbin Animal Clinic in Corbin, KY at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Cobb Veterinary Clinic in Midland, TX at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Chagrin Animal Clinic in Chagrin Falls, OH at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Care Pets Animal Hospital in Sellersburg, IN at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Callaway County Small Animal Clinic in Fulton, MO at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Benessere Integrative Veterinary Medicine in Greensboro, NC at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Barta Animal Hospital in Independence, KS at Heartland Veterinary Partners
EXTERNSHIP at Animal Clinic Inc in Iowa City, Iowa at Heartland Veterinary Partners
Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. Program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport
Summer Camp Roller Hockey Counselor at Camp Weequahic
Alcohol and Drug Counselor Internship at Project Turnabout
Psychology Intern at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
student research assistant at University of Iowa - Department of Internal Medicine
Healthcare Continuing Education - Transcriber at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, formerly RIC
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist In Training at Brookline Recreation (Town of Brookline Recreation)
Brand Ambassador at CROSSNET
Graduate/Undergraduate Internship, Transition Support Program at Advocate Aurora Health Care
New Grad Nurse Internship Program at University of Utah Health Regional Network, LLC
Summer Internships for Sports Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, & Physical Education Majors at Camp Weequahic
Administrative/Human Resources/Healthcare Interns Needed at Age In Place Home Care Agency
Summer Camp Basketball Counselor at Camp Weequahic
Summer Camp Counselor at Camp Weequahic
Summer Camp STEM Counselor at Camp Weequahic
Volunteer at Compassus
Public Health Internship at The Tandana Foundation
Summer 2021 Camp Administrative Assistant at Camp Weequahic
Internship - SEO and SMO Specialist Fall 2020 at CliffHanger Academy
Internship - Psychological Assessment Technician at Clinical & Consulting Neuropsychology
Graduate Program Speech-Language Pathologist Supervised Externship/Practicum/Fieldwork at Easy Speech Therapy Center
Undergrad Equine Working Student Internship at Peterson and Smith Equine Veterinary Hospital
Psychology/Mental Health Student Practicum Training at Comprehensive Psychological & Assessment Services
Undergraduate Equine Internships - Ambulatory, Hospital and Reproduction at Peterson and Smith Equine Veterinary Hospital
Public Relations Internship Position with Entrepreneur and Author at Michael Moody Fitness
Student RA at University of Iowa- Department of Psychiatry
Healthcare Innovation Fellowship (Internship) at OhanaHealth
Internship/Practicum at VNA Foundation