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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Upcoming Events of Interest (free for any student or alumni)

  • Pharmacy School Virtual Fair - September 25, 2019. Register now to chat online with 85+ pharmacy schools.

  • Optometry Virtual Fair - October 17, 2019.  Register now to chat online with 20+ optometry schools & colleges.

  • Naturopathic Medical College Virtual Fair - November 13, 2019.  Register and learn more here.

  • Health Professions Week Virtual Fair - November 16 - 21, 2019.  Be a part of this one-stop-shop career exploration event to learn more about over 20 different healthcare professions!  Register and learn more about session topics and times here.

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

Case Manager - Families FIRST - Pima Region at Terros Health
Healthcare Recruiter at American Traveler
Nursing Assistant - Med/Surg/Oncology 8A; 0.6 FTE; Night Shift at UnityPoint Health
RN - Med/Surg/Oncology; Variable 0.5FTE - 0.8FTE; PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
Scribe at Noran Neurological Clinic, P.A.
ON-SITE JOB FAIR (Technologist, Technologist Trainee, and Technician) at LabCorp
CNAs and Nurses at GrapeTree Medical Staffing
Senior Scientist - Vaccine Process Development- Merck at Merck & Co., Inc.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Full-Time at Summit Care, Inc.
Associate Scientist -Vaccine Process Development -Merck at Merck & Co., Inc.
RN - General Medical; 0.9FTE, Day/PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
RN - Heart & Vascular - 0.7FTE, Day/Night Shift at UnityPoint Health
RN - Heart and Vascular Short Stay; 0.8FTE, Day/PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
Nursing Assistant - Neuro Reg Care 8T; 0.5FTE; Day Shift at UnityPoint Health
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
Research Associate I at City of Hope
Assistant Research Professor - Molecular Diagnostics and Experimental Therapeutics at City of Hope
Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Diagnostics and Experimental Therapeutics at City of Hope
Speech Language Pathologist - Full Time (Fort Dodge) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Supervisor Rehab Services - Sports Therapy at Advocate Aurora Health
Rotational Assignment Program - January 2020 at Medline Industries, Inc.
Medical Receptionist- Patient Service Representative at SpineZone Medical Fitness
General Dentist - Monroe County WI - A650 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Washington County WI - A649 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Fillmore County MN - A648 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Waukesha County WI - A647 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Milwaukee County WI - A646 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Milwaukee County WI - A645 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Dane County WI - A644 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Eau Claire County WI - A643 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Outagamie County WI - A642 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Waukesha County WI - A641 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Ozaukee County WI - A640 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Rock County WI - A636 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - La Crosse County WI - A635 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - La Crosse County WI - A634 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Chippewa and Eau Claire Counties WI - A633 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Portage County WI - A631 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Marathon County WI - A630 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Marathon County WI - A629 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Dane County WI - A628 at Edge Advisors
intervention Specialist at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
General Dentist - Dane County WI - A627 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Dodge County WI - A625 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - Rusk County WI - A589 at Edge Advisors
Speech Language Pathologist at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
General Dentist - Price County WI - A578 at Edge Advisors
General Dentist - La Crosse County WI - A117 at Edge Advisors
Student Pharmacy Technician - Acute Care at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – Department of Pharmaceutical Care
Medical Scribe - Start Your Career in Healthcare! - Paid Training! at ScribeAmerica
Physical Therapist - VA at Achieve Beyond
Speech Language Pathologist - VA at Achieve Beyond
Speech Language Pathologist - CA at Achieve Beyond
Licensed Practical Nurse - Lexington, KY at Corizon Health
Nursing Assistant - Heart & Vascular; 0.6FTE; PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
Nursing Assistant - Neuro Reg Care 8T; 0.5FTE; Day/Night Shift at UnityPoint Health
RN - Heart & Vascular; 0.7FTE; PM Shift at UnityPoint Health
Personal Trainer at Motion 4 Life Fitness
Licensed Practical Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Licensed Practical Nurse - Punta Gorda, FL at Corizon Health
Speech Language Pathologist (Jacksonville, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech Language Pathologist (Fernandina Beach, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Physical Therapist (North Port, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (North Port, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Jacksonville, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (Washington, District of Columbia) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech Language Pathologist (Burbank, California) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (Mesa, Arizona) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Occupational Therapist (Tucson, Arizona) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist at Lowcountry Therapy Center
Full-time Mental Health Therapist (Pre-K - 5th grade) at Myrtue Medical Center
Licensed Practical Nurse - Alachua, FL at Corizon Health
Registered Nurse - Alachua, FL at Corizon Health
Registered Nurse - Cocoa, FL at Corizon Health
Outpatient Physical Therapist - Full Time (Eagle Grove, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Concord, NC at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Rancho Cucamonga, CA at Alternative Behavior Strategies
School Psychologist (Cleveland, Ohio) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
OccupationalTherapist at PSI Rehabilitation Services
Physical Therapist at PSI Rehabilitation Services
Physical Therapist at PSI Rehabilitation Services
Optician at Advanced Eye Care
Respiratory Therapist at Fairview Health Services
New Graduate RN Residency - Saint Luke's Kansas City at Saint Luke's Health System
Family Medicine MD / DO at La Pine Community Health Center
RN - Ortho - Mercy Fort Smith, AR at Mercy Hospital
RN - NICU - Mercy Fort Smith, AR at Mercy Hospital
Adult Therapist at Universal Health Services, Inc.
Registered Nurse Opportunity. New Grads and Experienced RN's Needed! at Geisinger
Nursing School New Graduate - Long Term Care at Northern Light Health
Nursing School New Graduate - Skilled Unit at Northern Light Health
Nursing School New Graduate -Pre-NCLEX & Nurse Residency Program! at Northern Light Health
Nursing School New Graduate at Northern Light Health
Nursing School New Graduate at Northern Light Health
Nursing School New Graduate at Northern Light Health
Clinical Technician - Autotransfusion - Dallas, TX at SpecialtyCare
Radiology Tech (PRN) - Radiology at Sanford Health
RN Surgical- Joplin, MO - Sign On at Mercy Hospital
RN / GN Psych - Mercy - Springfield, MO at Mercy Hospital
RN Psych - Mercy - Springfield, MO at Mercy Hospital
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Winston-Salem, NC (Triad) at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Gastonia, NC at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Union County, NC at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Charlotte, NC at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Layton, UT at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Salt Lake City, UT at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - San Diego, CA at Alternative Behavior Strategies
BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Temecula, CA at Alternative Behavior Strategies
New Graduate Nurse StaRN Residency Program at HCA
Registered Nurse (RN) at Universal Health Services, Inc.
RN - Emergency Department at Mercy Hospital
RN Med Surg - Joplin, MO - Sign On at Mercy Hospital
RN Psych - Joplin, MO - Sign On at Mercy Hospital
RN Step Down Unit - Joplin, MO - Sign On at Mercy Hospital
RN Neuro Trauma ICU 4E - Springfield, MO - Sign-on at Mercy Hospital
RN Neuro Trauma Int 6D - Springfield, MO - Sign-on at Mercy Hospital
Baby Imaging Specialist - Pasadena at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Research Fellow - Neuroscience and Cancer Genetics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Baby Imaging Specialist - Woodlands at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Principal Research Toxicologist at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Physical Therapist at Mercy Medical Center -Cedar Rapids, IA
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Cottage Grove Place
RN/LPN at Cottage Grove Place
Oral Medication Technician (OMT) at Cottage Grove Place
Customer Service – Insurance Liaison at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
RN Residency Program - February 2020 Cohort at Seattle Children's Hospital
Speech Language Pathologist | Speech Therapy | PRN | Days at Hospital Sisters Health System
Physical Therapist - Scarsdale at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Registered Nurse - Scarsdale at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Occupational Therapist - Scarsdale at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Occupational Therapist - Mesa at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Mesa at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Registered Nurse - Mesa at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Longview, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Woodville, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Shepherd, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Shepherd, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Eden, Ballinger, and Bronte, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - San Angelo & Sterling City, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Lubbock and Brownfield, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Copperas Cove, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC - Hearne,, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Fairfield and Mexia, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Camp Wood, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist - Eagle Pass, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Carthage, TX at Century Rehab
Occupational Therapist - Wells, TX at Century Rehab
Occupational Therapist - Woodville, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - San Angelo, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Ballinger/Eden, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Lake Jackson/Clute, TX at Century Rehab
Occupational Therapist - Eagle Pass, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC - Kerens, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC - Camp Wood, TX at Century Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Del Rio, TX at Century Rehab
Senior Grants Administrator at Brigham and Women's Hospital
RN - Emergency Department at Mercy Hospital
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Miami, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (47432) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Clinical Social Worker (50219) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (DeLand, Florida) at Invo HealthCare - Progressus Therapy
CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT at St. Joseph Hospital
Physical Therapist at Body Motion Physical Therapy
Speech Language Pathologist at Meeker Memorial Hospital & Clinics
Research Fellow - Anticoagulation strategies in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Nurse - LPN or RN at St. Luke Homes & Services, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Waterloo/Ackley) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Sonographer-Medical | Full Time | Days at Hospital Sisters Health System
Neurosurgery PA at Northern Light Health
Physical Therapist - Part Time - Maquoketa at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Orthodontist at Dental Clinic of Marshfield
General Dentist at Dental Clinic of Marshfield
Pediatric Dentist at Dental Clinic of Marshfield
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
Healthcare Sales Executive at Parkway Clinical Laboratories
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 (Humboldt) 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.
Physical Therapist Fulltime (Buffalo Center/Forest City/Titonka) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist Full Time (Algona) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Psych Nurse Practitioners at MedSource Consultants
Associate Dentist at Rochester Dental Clinic
Optometrist at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
Small Animal +/- Exotic Medicine Associate Veterinary Position at Deer Park Animal Hospital
Recovery Technician at Iowa Lions Eye Bank
Speech Language Pathologist CCC/CF - Eagle Pass, TX at Century Rehab
Occupational Therapist - La Grange, TX at Century Rehab
Physical Therapist at Meeker Memorial Hospital & Clinics
Nursing Department Assistant Manager RN at Kaiser Permanente
Physical Therapist - up to $10k Sign on Bonus at Adventist Health - Central California Region
SSM Health Graduate Nurse Residency Program-# 17010814 at SSM Health System

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

2020 Research Intern — Cardiovascular Clinical Research at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Clinical Ethics Internship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Data Analytics Intern at Methodist Health System
Summer Internship at SEMINOLE SPORTS
Paid Recreation Management Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Strength Training Internship at Discover Strength
Youth Baseball Instructor/Coach - Sports Management Internship Available - Summer Camp Program at Camp Towanda
Bio-Statistics Summer Intern (1915092) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
Quality Control Microbiology Co-op (1915459) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
In Vivo Mechanism Co-Op (1915306) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
Cancer Immunology Spring Co-Op (1915306) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
Summer Intern at The First Tee of Greater Richmond
Paid Leadership, Management and Human Resources Internship at Camp Towanda
Athletic Coaches & Instructors - Youth Sports - Summer Job/Internship at Camp Towanda
Paid Education / Youth Development Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Paid Outdoor Recreation Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Paid Videography / Photography Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Paid Exercise Science Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Paid Sports Management Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
Golf Tournament Operations Intern at PGA of America
Data Analytics Summer Intern at Bullpen Tournaments
Operations Intern at Bullpen Tournaments
Parks Intern Charleston County Park and Recreation at Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission
New Grad Nurse Internship Program at University of Utah Health Regional Network, LLC
Tournament Coordinator Internship at Illinois Junior Golf Association
Chiropractic Intern at Moe's Spine & Bodyworks
2020 Summer Nurse Intern at CentraCare
Minnesota Sports Business Internship - School Year at Skyhawks Sports Academy
Minnesota Sports Business Internship at Skyhawks Sports Academy
Immunology and Respiratory Drug concept discovery - Co-Op (1913977) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
Graduate Summer 2020 Internship Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital
Oncology Discovery Biomarker Spring Co-Op (1914227) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
Summer Intern- Pharmacokinetics (1913946) at Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation
WPGA Intern Positions (3 available) at Wisconsin PGA Junior Foundation
Sideline Sports Camp Instructors-Traveling at Monahan L.L.C.
Cooking and Nutrition Instructor (Paid Internship) at Berkshire Sports Academy
Sports Marketing and Operations Internship - Spring Semester at Des Moines Menace
Administrative/Human Resources/Healthcare Interns Needed at Age In Place Home Care Agency
Performance Specialist Internship - Spring at EXOS
Performance Dietitian Internship - Spring at EXOS
Corporate Wellness and Fitness Internship - Spring at EXOS
Community Wellness and Fitness Internship - Spring at EXOS
Community Wellness and Fitness Internship - Spring at EXOS
Community Wellness and Fitness Internship - Spring at EXOS
Quantitative Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) Summer 2020 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Marketing/Operations Spring Internship at Hoop Mountain Midwest Basketball
International Operations Internship Summer 2020 - Unpaid at Cleveland Clinic
Summer 2020 Finance Internship Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital
Qualified Mental Health Professional at UnityPoint Health - Trinity
Registered Nurse - CRU- Critical Care at Advocate Aurora Health Care
Clinical Outcomes Research Internship at Northwell Health
Adaptive Sports Iowa Internship at Iowa Games
Exercise Technician Internship at ExercisAbilities
Manhattan Sports Business Academy - Summer 2020 at Manhattan Sports Business Academy
Special Diets and Nutrition Intern at Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert
Intern (Marketing Undergraduate - Summer) at Centene Corporation
Rehab Aide (Paid Internship)- Naperville, IL at Athletico Physical Therapy
Business Analytics Summer Internship at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Data Analytics Summer Internship at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program Internships at Nystrom & Associates, LTD
Social Media and Marketing Intern for Aesthetics and Dermatology Boutique Practice- Chicago West Loop at M D Aesthetics and Dermatology, LLC
Project Horseshoe Farm-Spring Internship at Project Horseshoe Farm
Intern - Research & Development - Twin Cities, MN - Summer 2020 at Philips
Volunteer at Compassus
Sports Management Internship - Summer at Normal CornBelters Baseball
Corridor Corporate Games Summer Internship at Iowa Games
Des Moines Corporate Games Internship at Iowa Games
Summer Sport and Event Management Internship at Iowa Games
Spring Strength and Conditioning Internship at Dynamic Sports Training
Sports Coach Cedar Rapids at Eichhorn Recreation, LLC
Camp Volunteer at Camp Courageous of Iowa
Health and Fitness Internship at The Marsh: A Center for Balance and Fitness
Personal Training Internship at Fitness Together Hudson
Graduate Mental Health Internship at Grow Counseling Inc
Public Health Internship at The Tandana Foundation
Summer Camp Security Guard/Front Gate Greeter (internships available) at Camp Weequahic
Student Nurse Intern at Froedtert South
General Dentist - Northside - Iowa at Mortenson Dental Partners
Club Pilates Internship at Club Pilates Westmont
Internship - Psychological Assessment Technician at Clinical & Consulting Neuropsychology
Sports Coach Iowa City at Eichhorn Recreation, LLC
Health & Wellness Summer 2020 Internship at Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission
Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. Program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport
Paid Psychology Summer Internship at Camp Towanda
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
Public Relations Internship Position with Entrepreneur and Author at Michael Moody Fitness
Healthcare Innovation Internship at OhanaHealth