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
  • 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

Patient Care Coordinator at Dental Associates of Minnesota
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Dysart/Keystone, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Full Time Infection Control Nurse - RN (Hampton, New Hampshire) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Full Time Infection Control Nurse - RN (Rutland, Vermont) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Full Time Infection Control Nurse - RN (Bedford, New Hampshire) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Surgical Technologist (Wellington, Florida) at SpecialtyCare
Clinical Technician - Autotransfusion (Morristown, NJ) at SpecialtyCare
Surgery Clinician (Entry Level) Rockford, IL at SpecialtyCare
Women's Health Physical Therapist at Body Motion Physical Therapy
Psychology Resident at University of Utah Health
Radiology Technologist (Part Time 0.5 FTE) ***1,000 Sign-On Bonus*** at Boys Town National Research Hospital
Radiology Technologist (Part-Time/Evening Shift) **1,000 Sign-On Bonus** at Boys Town National Research Hospital
Optometrist at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital BJACH Careers
Nurse Anesthetist at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital BJACH Careers
Reimbursable Billing Technican at Veterans Health Administration, North Central Consolidated Patient Account Center (NCCPAC)
Sales Account Representative-Laboratory Services at LabCorp
Speech Language Pathologist Full Time (Burlington) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Staffing Manager at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Scheduler-Staffing Services (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Biller (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Infection Preventionist (IP) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Nursing Assistant - Emergency Department at Iowa City VA Health Care System
Practice Development Specialist and Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist and Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist and Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist and Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist and Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist and Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Nurse Educator at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Nurse Educator - (Registered Nurse- RN) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Infection Preventionist (IP) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Infection Preventionist (IP) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Infection Preventionist (IP) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Infection Preventionist at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Surgery Clinician (Entry Level) Memphis, TN at SpecialtyCare
Autologous Technician (Downers Grove, IL) at SpecialtyCare
RN/LPN at LifeScape
Autologous Technician (Annapolis, MD) at SpecialtyCare
Optician / Receptionist at Roggy Eye Clinic, PLLC
Hospice RN Visit Nurse at Ecumen
Casual Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) at Ecumen
Accountant I (Staff Accountant) (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Director-Nursing In Training (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Center Assistant Executive Director (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Surgery Clinician - Little Rock, Arkansas at SpecialtyCare
Physical Therapist FT & PT Home Health with Sign On Bonus (Iowa Falls, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Fulltime/Parttime (Oskaloosa, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Fulltime (Forest City, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Licensed Veterinary Technician at All Pets Health Center
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Algona, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Cedar Rapids, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Humboldt, 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 - Part Time (Anamosa/Monticello) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Coordinator-AP (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Pharmacy Technician (Apprenticeship Program) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Veterinary Ophthalmology Technician at Friendship Hospital for Animals
CNAs and Nurses at GrapeTree Medical Staffing
Surgery Clinician (Entry Level) Philadelphia, PA at SpecialtyCare
Clinical Technician (Salt Lake City, UT) at SpecialtyCare
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Humboldt, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Humboldt, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Advanced Practice Provider - APRN, PA at Yale New Haven Health
Respiratory Therapist at Ascension
Speech Language Pathologist - Full Time (Humboldt) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Clinical Research Assistant at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Physical Therapist - Part Time at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist - FT (Edgewood/Elkader/Oelwein) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Fulltime/Part Time Home Health $4,000 Sign On Bonus at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Full Time/Part Time at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Fulltime at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Fulltime at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
RN/LPN Complex Skilled Hourly Nursing at Recover Health
Physical Therapist Full Time for Home Health at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Full Time at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Athletic Trainer/Tech Part OR Fulltime at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Clinical Technician - Autotransfusion (Elgin, IL) at SpecialtyCare
Registered Dietician at LifeScape
Clinic Director Full Time - Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Registered Nurse (Part Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Clinical Technician (Elko, NV) at SpecialtyCare
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Exton, PA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Practice Development Specialist (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse at WesleyLife
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Seattle, WA at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Albuquerque, NM at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Part Time) - Colorado Springs, CO at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) - Baltimore, MD at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Histotechnician, Sign-On Bonus Eligible at BJC HealthCare
Medical Technologist (MT/MLS II) **Sign On Bonus Eligible** - Nights at BJC HealthCare
Medical Technologist - Nights **Sign on Bonus Eligible** at BJC HealthCare
Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) $7500 Sign-On Bonus at BJC HealthCare
Physical Therapist at Trinity Health
Sr. Settlement Analyst at AbbVie
Speech Language Pathologist at Ptarmigan Connections
Associate General Dentist at Healthcare Management Consultants, Inc.
Financial Counselor at Winona Health
Optician at Advanced Eye Care
Speech Therapy Clinical Fellow at Joy and Laughter Developmental Therapy
Certified Athletic Trainer/Exempt at Winona Health
Surgical Assistant at Winona Health
Registered Nurse at Winona Health
Certified Nursing Assistant at Winona Health
Cardiac Rehab Specialist at Winona Health
Surgical Technologist (Coral Springs, Florida) at SpecialtyCare
Patient Service Representative at Quantum Health
LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse **NEW Grads Welcome** at Life Care Centers of America
RN - Registered Nurse **NEW Grads Welcome** at Life Care Centers of America
Patient Access Rep for Full Time rotating shifts at Metro West Hospital in Framingham, MA at Conifer Health Solutions
Patient Access Rep for Part Time shifts (24 hours week) at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Keene, NH at Conifer Health Solutions
Patient Access Rep 3 for Part Time shifts ( 20 hrs week) at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, NH at Conifer Health Solutions
Patient Services Pre Authorization Rep at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, NH at Conifer Health Solutions
Patient Access Rep for Full Time at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon, NH at Conifer Health Solutions
Medical Technologist at Gundersen Health System
Registered Dental Hygienist at Senior Dental Care
General Dentist at Senior Dental Care
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Cornerstone Pediatrics
PHYSICAL THERAPIST - Outpatient / New Grads Welcome / Home of Notre Dame! at Athletico Physical Therapy
Behavioral Health Coordinator - Behavioral Health Home 57741 at Northern Light Health
Behavioral Health Coordinator - Behavioral Health Home 58614 at Northern Light Health
Family Practice Physician / Associate Medical Director at Unity Care NW
Speech Language Pathologist at BJC HealthCare
Full Time - Research & Development Engineer - Minneapolis, MN - 2019 at Philips
Physician Substitute at Biotest Pharmaceuticals
Unit Manager at HCR MANORCARE
Registered Dietician at HCR MANORCARE
Medical Laboratory Scientist at Ascension
Physical Therapist at Ascension
Paramedic at CARE Ambulance Iowa
Physical Therapist at Shenandoah Medical Center
Recovery Technician at Iowa Lions Eye Bank
Occupational Therapist at Ascension
Medical Scribe - Des Moines, IA (Part-Time & Full-Time) at ScribeAmerica
Physical Therapist - Muscle Shoals, AL (IRF) Inpatient Rehab Facility at EnduraCare AcuteCare
Physical Therapist - Stuart, VA - Freestanding Outpatient Clinic at EnduraCare AcuteCare
Dentist at Presbyterian Medical Services
Registered Nurses/ Licensed Practical Nurses/ Certified Nursing Assistants at HCR MANORCARE
Nurse Practitioner, DNP at Direct Primary Care
Family Physician, MD at Direct Primary Care
General Dentist at Meadowbrook Smiles SC
340B Analyst at Northern Light Health
Registered/Graduate Nurse - Behavioral Health- Sign-on- Springfield, MO at Mercy Hospital
Registered Nurse - Surgical- Sign-on- Springfield, MO at Mercy Hospital
Physical Therapist - Outpatient Therapy at Mercy Hospital
Associate Spay/Neuter Surgeon and Shelter Veterinarian at ABC Clinic of Pet Refuge
Speech Language Pathologist at Community Rehab Associates, Inc.
Medical Compliance Manager at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Nurse Case Manager at Comfort Care Medicare, Inc.
Nurse Case Manager at Comfort Care Medicare, Inc.
Home Health Aide at Comfort Care Medicare, Inc.
Physical Therapist at Meeker Memorial Hospital & Clinics
Physical Therapist - Topeka, Kansas at ARC Physical Therapy+
Music Therapist at Aspirus, Inc.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at BJC HealthCare
Neurologist Opportunity in Southern Ohio at Southern Ohio Medical Center
Physiatrist Opportunity in Southern Ohio at Southern Ohio Medical Center
Associate Veterinarian at Animal Medical Center
Physical Therapist - Las Vegas, NM Hospital (Inpatient Acute, Outpatient) at EnduraCare AcuteCare
Audiologist at Comprehensive Hearing Services
HCA Nurse Resident - Tristar Division (GA, TN, KY) at HCA
Seeking Northeastern WI Dentist! at Summit Dental Consulting
Physician Assistant Wanted at Southern Nevada Pain Center
Clinic Audiologist at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Nurse Residency Program (Spring 2019 Grads) at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
UHP Program Coordinator-Urban Planning at Urban Health Partnerships
Medical Scribe - Iowa City, IA(FT/PT) at ScribeAmerica
Psychotherapist / Licensed Mental Health Provider at NewPath Mental Health Services
Private Practice Seeking Associate Dentist - Wichita, KS at Great Plains Dental
Outpatient Physical Therapist at Advance Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, LLC
Behavior Clinician/Behavior Therapist at ResCare
Physical Therapist - IP/OP Pulaski, VA at EnduraCare AcuteCare
School Psychologist Travel Contract - Minneapolis, MN at Soliant Health
School Psychologist Travel Contract - Seattle, WA at Soliant Health
School Psychologist Travel Contract - Flint, MI at Soliant Health
Nashville, TN - Travel Contract School Psychologist at Soliant Health
School Psychologist Travel Contract - Indianapolis, IN at Soliant Health
Travel Contract School Psychologist - Colorado Springs, CO at Soliant Health
Travel Contract School Psychologist at Soliant Health
School Psychologist Travel Contract - Chicago, IL at Soliant Health
School Psychologist Travel Contract at Soliant Health
Occupational Therapist Travel Contract at Soliant Health
Occupational Therapist Travel Contract at Soliant Health
Licensed Practical Nurse - Full-time at ACR Homes
Licensed Practical Nurse - Part-time at ACR Homes
Veterinarian at Mattydale Animal Hospital
FT 6p-6a LPN/RN- $4500 hire on bonus at South Haven Living Center
Home Health Aide at Comfort Care Medicare, Inc.

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

Summer Internship: Outdoor Recreation & Education at Camp Wicosuta
2019-2020 Health Care Network Development Associate at Wisconsin Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
2019 Substance/Opioid Abuse Reduction Coordinator Winnebago at Wisconsin Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
2019 Substance/Opioid Abuse Reduction Coordinator Mauston at Wisconsin Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
Financial Analyst Intern at Michigan Medicine - Finance Development Program
Office Assistant at Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery
General Dentist - Northside - Iowa at Mortenson Dental Partners
Lesson Planning, Teaching, and Coaching- Internships at Camp Wicosuta at Camp Wicosuta
Summer Internship: Camp Wicosuta at Camp Wicosuta
Research Trainee/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Exercise Technician Internship at ExercisAbilities
Research Intern in Natural Language Processing at CuraCloud Corporation
Club Pilates Internship at Club Pilates Westmont
Media Coordinator at Camp Foster YMCA
IT RDM Lab Services Fall Co-Op 192340 at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
Aledade Summer Internship at Aledade, Inc.
Internship - Coach -Youth Baseball - Sports Management - Summer Camp Leadership at Camp Towanda
Internship - Coach -Youth Lacrosse - Sports Management - Summer Camp Leadership at Camp Towanda
Internship - Photography And Videography Summer 2019 at CliffHanger Academy
Internship - SEO and SMO Specialist Summer 2019 at CliffHanger Academy
Internship - Social Media Summer 2019 - Full-Time Or Part-Time at CliffHanger Academy
Internship - Psychological Assessment Technician at Clinical & Consulting Neuropsychology
Nursing Practice Intern at Northern Light Health
Water Program Counselor at Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center
SEO and SMO Specialist Internship at CliffHanger Academy
Social Media Fall Intern - Full-Time Or Part-Time Internship at CliffHanger Academy
Summer Camp Counselor at Camp Summit
Basketball, Lacrosse, Softball Program Directors & Counselors For All Girls Camp! at Lake Bryn Mawr Camp
Photography And Videography Fall Intern - Full-Time Or Part-Time Internship at CliffHanger Academy
Tennis Coach - Summer Camp In Maine at Camp Laurel South
Camp Counselor (Internship) at Camp Chen-A-Wanda
Pharmacy or Undergrad Intern - Specialty Clinical Innovation at CVS Health
Sleepaway Camp Summer Internship/ Job Opportunity at Camp IHC
Summer Camp Internship Opportunity at Camp IHC
Paid Psychology Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Paid Sports Management Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Summer Camp Counselor at Camp Summit
Summer Camp Counselor at Camp Summit
Graduate Program Speech-Language Pathologist Supervised Externship/Practicum/Fieldwork at Easy Speech Therapy Center
Internship with Skyhawks Sports Minnesota at Skyhawks Sports Academy
Waterfront Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Fine Arts Director at Trail's End Camp
Culinary Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Culinary Director at Trail's End Camp
Creativity Center Director at Trail's End Camp
Ceramics Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Ceramics Director at Trail's End Camp
Robotics Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Digital Media/ Web Director at Trail's End Camp
Yoga Director at Trail's End Camp
Tennis Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Softball Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Softball Director at Trail's End Camp
Soccer Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Soccer Director at Trail's End Camp
Lacrosse Specialist at Trail's End Camp
Nurse Assistant / Student Nurse at Camp Laurel South
Undergraduate Equine Internships - Ambulatory, Hospital and Reproduction at Peterson and Smith Equine Veterinary Hospital
Amazing Summer Internships - Earn Credit in Your Major as a Camp Counselor! at Camp Wayne Camps
Health and Fitness Internship at The Marsh: A Center for Balance and Fitness
Internship/Practicum at VNA Foundation