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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Summer Programs of Interest

  • Exploring Osteopathic (DO) medical school programs?  Register to participate in a free virtual fair with 33+ DO programs on August 13 from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM ET.  Connect in real-time with admissions representatives during online chats hours.  

Still looking for Fall 2019 Courses? 

  • Consider GHS:4002 Working in Global Health (online, 3 s.h.), Develop skills in fundraising, marketing and communication.  

Sample Occupations & Industries

Click Here to learn where Hawkeyes GO & what they DO after graduation.

  • 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
  • Colleges Against Cancer 
  • Dance Marathon
  • Global Health Club
  • Health and Wellness Society
  • Medicus Pre-Medical Society
  • MEDLIFE
  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Society
  • Pre-Dental Club
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Club
  • UI Special Olympics 

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

Lead Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Dickinson West at Sanford Health
Cardiac Sonographer - Echo/Vascular Lab at Sanford Health
Cardiac EP Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab at Sanford Health
Cardiac Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab at Sanford Health
Pharmacy Technician - Pharmaceutical Services at Sanford Health
Registered Nurse at Vernon Memorial Healthcare
Physician Assistant/Family Nurse Practitioner at Vernon Memorial Healthcare
Clinical Technician - Autotransfusion (West Chicago, IL) at SpecialtyCare
Speech and Language Pathologist at Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy Center
Marketer/Community Outreach Representative for Home Care Agency - NYC, NY at True Care Home Health Care
Rehab Aide - Chicago South Loop at Athletico Physical Therapy
RN Supervisor (Full Time) - Walkersville, MD at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Boise, ID at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Decatur, AL at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
RN Supervisor (Full Time) - Torrance, CA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Los Angeles, CA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - San Leandro, CA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
RN Supervisor (Full Time) - Hemet, CA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
RN Unit Manager at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Occupational Therapist at Ascension
Episodes Data Analyst at TennCare
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Naples, Florida at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Physician Assistant at Simonian Sports Medicine Clinic
RN Registered Nurse - Acute Rehab Unit at Ascension
Behavioral Health Technician at Advanced Recovery Systems
Speech-Language Pathologist (50217) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (50367) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (49918) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech Language Pathologist (50389) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Registered Behavioral Technician (50398) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (50610) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (48554) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Physical Therapist (50363) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (50540) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (50323) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (47432) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (49723) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Physical Therapist (50320) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (50582) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (50578) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Dentist at Children's Dental Services
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Leominster, MA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Licensed Practical Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Hadley, MA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Athletic Trainer (ATC) Injury Prevention Specialist (Prairie Du Chien, WI) at Fit for Work (Well Work Force)
RN - Labor & Delivery - Jacksonville, FL at Ascension
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (50312) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Bartow, FL-50361) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech Language Pathologist (50581) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Minimally Invasive Instrument Technician - Richmond, VA at SpecialtyCare
Athletic Trainer (ATC) Injury Prevention Specialist Florence, SC at Fit for Work (Well Work Force)
Athletic Trainer (ATC)- Injury Prevention Specialist- Irvine, CA at Fit for Work (Well Work Force)
Athletic Trainer (ATC)- Injury Prevention Specialist- New Britain at Fit for Work (Well Work Force)
AmeriCorps Service Member- Quality Improv./Dental Programming Coordinator at Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers
AmeriCorps Service Member - Community Wellness Specialist at Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers
Social Worker at UnityPoint Health
Academy Technical Solution Analyst - 50206BR at Cerner Corporation
Technical Advisor (Epidemiology), Malaria Analytics & Surveillance, GMS at Clinton Health Access Initiative
Athletic Trainer (ATC)- Injury Prevention Specialists (Louisville, TN) at Fit for Work (Well Work Force)
Athletic Trainer (ATC)- Injury Prevention Specialists - Los Angeles at Fit for Work (Well Work Force)
RN/LPN Complex Skilled Hourly Nursing at Recover Health
Physical Therapist at Optimum Therapies, LLC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Middleburg, Florida 50408) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Evaluator / Speech Language Pathologist (Jacksonville, Florida 50094) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (San Francisco, California 50060) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Destin, Florida 50333) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (50242) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
School Social Worker (50442) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Mental Health Counselor (Wilmington, Delaware 50441) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (50440) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Paraprofessional Educator (50439) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Behaviour Interventionist (50438) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Wilmington, Delaware-50436) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
School Psychologist (50016) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (50389) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (50331) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (50494) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (50503) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (50339) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Wilmington, Delaware-50429) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
School Psychologist (48709) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Behavior Specialist at LifeScape
Physical Therapist - PAID RELOCATION TO CLEAR LAKE, IOWA at Northern Iowa Therapy
Direct Support Professional at LifeScape
School Social Worker (Wilmington, Delaware 50442) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Mental Health Counselor (Wilmington, Delaware 50441) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (Wilmington, Delaware 50440) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
School Psychologist (Camden, Delaware 50016) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Chicago, Illinois 50459) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
School Psychologist (Chicago, Illinois 50392) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (San Francisco, California 50389) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech Language Pathologist (Las Vegas, Nevada 48195) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (Bartow, Florida 50362) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (Palatine, Illinois 50230) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (Milton, Florida 50095) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Paraprofessional Education (Wilmington, Delaware 50439) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Behaviour Interventionist (50438) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (Baltimore, Maryland 50198) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Wilmington, Delaware- 50436) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Chicago, Illinois 50286) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst - IMPACT (Bartow, Florida 50312) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (Upper Marlboro, Maryland 50341) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (Fernandina Beach, Florida 50060) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist / CFY / CCC (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 50032) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (Las Vegas, Nevada 50246) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Special Education Teacher (Bartow, Florida- 50361) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Evaluator / Speech-Language Pathologist (Jacksonville, Florida 50094) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Master Social Worker (Detroit, Michigan - 50043) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (Venice, Florida- 50520) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Registered Behavioral Technician (Jacksonville, Florida- 50291) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (Las Vegas, Nevada 49239) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
EI Speech-Language Pathologist (Lincoln, Illinois 50228) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Physical Therapist (48767) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Registered Behavioural Technician (North Port, Florida 49790) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
BCBA - Center Manager (50427) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (Port Charlotte, Florida 47432) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (50500) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (50367) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Radiation Therapist at UnityPoint Health
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Waterloo/Ackley) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Practice Manager, BWH Comprehensive Breast Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Part Time General Dentist Needed! at Dental Health Management Solutions
Administrative Assistant II, Department of Surgery/Division of Breast Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Licensed Physical Therapist at Riverside Medical Center
Behavioral Health Provider at Peak Vista Community Health Centers
Receptionist (Part Time)- Siler City, North Carolina at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Receptionist (Part Time)- Salisbury, North Carolina at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Physical Therapist - West Houston at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Occupational Therapist - West Houston at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Registered Nurse - West Houston at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Part Time - Maquoketa at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Pathologist at Lowcountry Therapy Center
Speech Pathologist at Lowcountry Therapy Center
Occupational Therapist at Lowcountry Therapy Center
Sales Consultant- Iowa at Tobii Dynavox
Audiologist at Pinehurst Surgical
Physical Therapist at Ecumen
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Maquoketa, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Registered Dental Hygienist at Senior Dental Care
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Director of Business Development (CTVS & Neuro) at McLaren Greater Lansing
Speech Language Pathology-Unscheduled Part Time-Sioux Falls, Sioux City or Rapid City at LifeScape
Physical Therapist-Unscheduled Part Time-Sioux Falls, Sioux City or Rapid City at LifeScape
Mandarin Spoken - Electrical Engineer at Golden Eye Bionics
Medical Assistant at Froedtert South
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Froedtert South
RN-Pediatrics (0.9 FTE) at Boys Town National Research Hospital
RN-Pediatrics Full Time at Boys Town National Research Hospital
RN-Same Day Pediatrics ( Part Time 0.5 FTE) at Boys Town National Research Hospital
Orthodontist at Dental Clinic of Marshfield
General Dentist at Dental Clinic of Marshfield
Pediatric Dentist at Dental Clinic of Marshfield
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Dysart/Keystone, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech-Language Pathologist at Washington Speech
Occupational Therapist at Summit Rehabilitation Associates
Associate Veterinarian - DVM - TLC Cat Clinic at Veterinary Hospitals Association
Research Assistant I / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Health Information Technology Specialist at ChildServe
Graduate Nurse Residency Program at SSM Health System
Physical Therapist FT & PT Home Health with Sign On Bonus (Iowa Falls, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Fulltime (Forest City, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Algona, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist Full Time (Edgewood/Elkader/Oelwein) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist Full Time (Humboldt) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Humboldt, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist - Full Time (Humboldt) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Part Time (Cedar Falls/Waterloo) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist - FT (Edgewood/Elkader/Oelwein) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist FT/PT Home Health $4,000 Sign On Bonus (Iowa Falls) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Full Time/Part Time (Albia/Oskaloosa) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Fulltime (Cedar Falls/Iowa Falls) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Fulltime (Buffalo Center/Forest City/Titonka) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Full Time (Algona) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Athletic Trainer/Rehab Tech - Full or Part Time (Winterset) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Clinic Director Full Time - Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Developmental Disabilities, Down Syndrome at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science or Medical Lab Science Graduate Job Opportunity at BJC HealthCare
Physical Therapist at The Cantrell Center for Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Wellness
Traveling Physical Therapist Assistant at Aspen Medical Staffing
PMHNP - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Ascend Wellness Group
Physical Therapist at Sage Care Therapy Services - DFW
Occupational Therapist at Sage Care Therapy Services - DFW
Full time Physical Therapist at Advance Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, LLC
Medical Laboratory Scientist at Ascension
Part-time Audiologist at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
Occupational Therapist at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
Physician Assistant at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
Pharmacist at divvyDOSE
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) at Meaningful Day Services, Inc.
Seeking Licensed Psychologists at Centurion
Associate Dentist at Menomonie Street Dental
Case Manager - Mental Health at Harambe Management Solutions, Inc.
Post-Master's Fellow (Mental Health Practitioner) at Lorenz Clinic
Member Advocate at Collective Health
Physical Therapist at Blue Stone Therapy Solutions
DVM at Bardens Animal Clinic
Patient Advocate Representative-Bilingual Preferred at Conifer Health Solutions
Patient Access Representative at Conifer Health Solutions
SSM Health Graduate Nurse Residency Program-# 17010814 at SSM Health System
Patient Access Representative at Conifer Health Solutions

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

Health and Fitness Internship at The Marsh: A Center for Balance and Fitness
PhD student positions in Ultra-High Field MRI at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Inside Sales Representative at Ortho Molecular Products
Administrative Assistant at Trilab LLC
Personal Training Internship at Fitness Together Hudson
Rehab Aide [Paid Internship] at Athletico Physical Therapy
Intern for Corporate Fitness Center at Kinema Fitness
Intern - Recreation Therapy at Mayo Clinic
Graduate Mental Health Internship at Grow Counseling Inc
Public Health Internship at The Tandana Foundation
International Operations Internship Spring 2020 - Unpaid at Cleveland Clinic
Internship - Healthcare - winter at Project Horseshoe Farm
Student Nurse Intern at Froedtert South
Exercise Physiology Intern at TIGERFIT
Financial Analyst Intern at Michigan Medicine - Finance Development Program
General Dentist - Northside - Iowa at Mortenson Dental Partners
Club Pilates Internship at Club Pilates Westmont
Internship - Psychological Assessment Technician at Clinical & Consulting Neuropsychology
Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. Program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport
Graduate Program Speech-Language Pathologist Supervised Externship/Practicum/Fieldwork at Easy Speech Therapy Center
Internship with Skyhawks Sports Minnesota at Skyhawks Sports Academy
Undergraduate Equine Internships - Ambulatory, Hospital and Reproduction at Peterson and Smith Equine Veterinary Hospital
Internship/Practicum at VNA Foundation