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
  • 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

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

Intern (Business Analysis & Project Management) at Centene Corporation
Intern (Pharmacy Undergraduate) at Centene Corporation
Youth Leadership Internship (Paid). Jun-Aug 2020 at International Sports Training Camp
Recreation Internship- Summer 2020 at Glenview Park District
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- Pharmacometrics (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
Paid Summer Internships for Sports Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, & Physical Education Majors at Camp Weequahic at Camp Weequahic
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
Sports Coaching Internship (Paid). Jun-Aug 2020 at International Sports Training Camp
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