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

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
  • 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

CNA at NewAldaya Lifescapes
General Dentist - Recent Grad! at Dental Associates of Minnesota
Hospice Support Specialist at Caring Hands & More
Postdoctoral Fellow - Mathematical Oncology at City of Hope
Clinical Dietetian at Northern Light Health
Registered Nurse (RN) New Graduate at Select Medical
CNAs + Nurses: Make a Difference Today! at GrapeTree Medical Staffing
Research Technician at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Staff RN at Northern Light Health
Baby Imaging Specialist - Jacksonville at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
Associate, El Paraiso at Clinton Health Access Initiative
Advanced Behavioral Health Clinician at Humana
Medical Office Manager at Northern Light Health
ICU RN at Northern Light Health
Nurse House Manager at Northern Light Health
Registered Nurse (RN) at Abbey Woods Center for Rehabilitation and Healing
Professional Nurse II Surgical Unit at Northern Light Health
Professional RN II at Northern Light Health
COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Staffing Team Intake at Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) of MA
Assistant Manager for Advanced Surgical Care at Northern Light Health
Postdoctoral Fellow - Ovarian Cancer at City of Hope
Social Worker (Clinical, Master, or Master CC) at Northern Light Health
Baby Imaging Specialist - Marietta at Cranial Technologies, Inc.
General Dentist at Complete Mobile Dentistry
General Dentist at Complete Mobile Dentistry
Direct Support Professional at Progress Industries
Nursing Assistant at LifeScape
AmeriCorps Care Coordinator at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Outpatient Therapist at KVC Health Systems, Inc.
Registered Nurse - Bariatrics at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant at Davenport Lutheran Home
Radiation Oncology at Northern Light Health
Registered Nurse at Mercy Hospital Iowa City
Medical and Cardiac Sonographer at Northern Light Health
Nutritionist at Hermes Health, SC
Fulltime Social Worker - Clinical, hospital setting for adults and geriatrics at Psychiatric Medical Care
Outpaient Therapist at KVC Health Systems, Inc.
Drug & Alcohol Counselor at KVC Health Systems, Inc.
Supervisor Interventional Services at Advocate Aurora Health
Specialty Pharmacy Coordinator - Cardio Oncology at Advocate Aurora Health Care
Wound Ostomy Specialist RN at Northern Light Health
Nursing Assistant (Temporary Summer 2020) at CentraCare
Surgical Tech at Northern Light Health
Radiologic Technologist/ CT Tech at Northern Light Health
Radiation Therapist/Dosimetrist at Great River Health
Patient Flow Manager at Northern Light Health
Lab Director at Northern Light Health
Bilingual Medical Scribe at Oak Street Health
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Greystone Healthcare
Chemical Dependency Clinician at Northern Light Health
RN-Surgical Services at Northern Light Health
Dentist Director at Lac Courte Oreilles Community Health Center
Research Assistant II / BWH Cardiac Surgery at Brigham Health
Program Care Coordinator - Hilltop Recovery Residence - Westminster at HCRS
Direct Support Professional Employment - Developmental Services - Brattleboro at HCRS
Direct Support Professional Employment - Developmental Services - Hartford at HCRS
Physical Therapist at Halcyon Rehab
Speech Language Pathologist at Halcyon Rehab
Occupational Therapist at Halcyon Rehab
Licensed Social Worker at Harbor Light Hospice
Licensed Social Worker at Harbor Light Hospice
Respiratory Care Practitioner at Froedtert Health
Mental Health Counselors or Social Workers! $2,500 Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance ---Join a National Company and Make a Local Impact - We are Psychiatric Medical Care and We Make a Difference at Psychiatric Medical Care
Pediatric: Clinical Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker or Training Licensed Eligible Pediatric Developmental Behavioral Specialiste at Achieve Center
Staff Nurse Caridiac and Telemetry at Northern Light Health
Dentists and Specialists Wanted at Comfort Dental Care and Orthodontics
Oncology Staff Nurse at Northern Light Health
Surgical Technologist at Northern Light Health
Donor Floor Technician/Phlebotomist - Nationwide at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
Infection Prevention Director at Northern Light Health
Clinician (MSW, or AMFT) at Telecare Corporation
Processing Technician - Cleveland, OH at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
LVN or LPT at Telecare Corporation
Residential Mental Health Counselor at Telecare Corporation
Peer SupportSpecialist at Telecare Corporation
Veterinary Technician at Metabyte
Clinician (licensed or unlicensed) at Telecare Corporation
Residential Counselor at Telecare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Casual/Per Diem) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Registered Nurse (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Licensed Practical Nurse (Casual/Per Diem) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Temporary Center Helper (Full Time - Temporary) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Temporary Unit Aide (Full Time - Temporary) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Certified Nursing Assistant (Part Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Certified Nursing Assistant (Full Time) at Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Nursing School New Grad at Northern Light Health
Medical Screener - Nationwide at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
REGISTERED NURSE - Coralville, IA at Encompass Health
Registered Nurse - Nationwide Opportunities at Encompass Health
Lab Operations Analyst at Catalent Pharma Solutions
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Dubuque/Maquoketa) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
RN Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse at SSM Health System
RN Short Stay Surgery at SSM Health System
RN GYN Med Surg at SSM Health System
Registered Nurse (RN) New Graduate at Select Medical
Full-time Doctor of Chiropractic at Advanced Health Functional and Regenerative Medicine
Audiologist - Post Residency/Grad Direct Hire! at SeniorWell Group
Child Life Specialist at Northern Light Health
Behavior Analyst (BCBA currently or in process) at Alternative Behavior Strategies
Northwestern Medicine Nurse Residency Program - Fall 2020 at Northwestern Medicine
Director of Professional Development at Community Hospital
RN Risk Manager at Community Hospital
Medical Lab Technologist, Nights, Full-Time at Community Hospital
Small Animal Internist at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Small Animal Surgeon at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Veterinary Emergency Clinician at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
*Signing Bonus* Veterinary Technician - Emergency Department at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Hiring RNs and LPNs at Universal Pediatrics
Nurse - RN or LPN at HCR ManorCare - Corporate
RN - ICU Relocation Opportunity at Northern Light Health
Medication Assisted Treatment Registered Nurse Coordinator at Lac Courte Oreilles Community Health Center
RN New Grad Residency HSHS St. Mary's Hospital- RN New Grads Apply Here at Hospital Sisters Health System
Podiatrist - Post Residency/Grad Direct Hire! at SeniorWell Group
Optometrist - Post Residency/Grad Direct Hire! at SeniorWell Group
Dentist - Post Residency/Grad Direct Hire! at SeniorWell Group
Mental Health Practitioner (ARMHS) at Metro Psychology Support Services
Full Time Outpatient Physical Therapist at Integrated Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
Nurse Home Visitor - Nurse Family Partnership at Geisinger
MSW at Telecare Corporation
Nuclear Medicine Technologist at Valley County Health System
Registered Nurse at Norton Sound Health Corporation
Nurse Resident (Fall 2020 Nurse Residency) (April-August 2020 Graduates) (4923) at UW Health
Associate Dentist at Dental House of Washington
Dentist at Lac Courte Oreilles Community Health Center
Social Worker (MSW) - Immanuel Pathways Southwest Iowa at Immanuel
In-Home Services RN - Immanuel Pathways - Central Iowa at Immanuel
Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor at Mayo Clinic
Healthcare Recruiter at American Traveler
Physical Therapist at Gundersen Health System
Certified Medical Assistant at SSM Health System
Registered Nurse - Population Health at Norton Sound Health Corporation
Nuclear Medicine Technologist at Rochester Regional Health
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informatics Specialist at Oak Street Health
Medical Scribe / Clinical Informatics Specialist at Oak Street Health
Bio-Technician Level 1 (2nd/3rd Shift) at Merck & Co., Inc.
Pediatric Dentist- East Texas Private Practice at Dentistry For Children
Mental Health Counselor 1 at Nooksack Behavioral Health
Physical Therapist at Blue Stone Therapy
Nationwide-Medical Screener at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
Registered Nurse RN New Grads! at HCA
Patient Activities Coordinator at Christ House
RN/LPN Visit Nurse at Recover Health
Research Scientist/Research Audiologist at Widex USA, Inc.
Dentist at Cordental Group
Omaha Medical Screener at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
Omaha Donor Floor Technician/Phlebotomist at Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
Residential Supervisor at ACR Homes
Nurse Practitioner Pulmonary Office setting at Pulmonary Associates of Fredericksburg
Physician Assistant in ICU at Pulmonary Associates of Fredericksburg
Registered Nurse (RN) at Cassia, an Augustana Care / Elim Care affiliation
Nurse Practitioner Pulmonary at Pulmonary Associates of Fredericksburg
Certified Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide at Recover Health
Nursing Assistant / NAR / HHA / CNA at Presbyterian Homes & Services
Server / Dietary Aide at Presbyterian Homes & Services
Registered Nurse RN Case Manager at Recover Health
Sr. Director, Biopharma Programs (gene therapy) at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Perfusionist | Cardiovascular Institute at Sanford Health
Clinician - Adult Services - Springfield, VT at HCRS
Physical Therapist at Integrated Rehab LLC
Research Assistant/Clinical Research Coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital - Medical Practice Evaluation Center
Direct Support Professional at LifeScape
Student Pharmacist at divvyDOSE
Physical Therapist - FT - SNF/HH (Waterloo/Cedar Falls) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Surgical Technician at Community Hospital
Account Manager, Outside Sales - Chemistry & Organic Chemistry at Danaher - Life Sciences & Diagnostics
Medical Social Worker at Mayo Clinic
Licensed Counselor at Mental Wellness Clinic of Coeur d' Alene
PT's, OT's, and SLP's at Blue Stone Therapy
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
Behavioral Technician-Part-Time at Autism Centers of Michigan
Dentist at Dental Depot
Pediatric Occupational Therapist at Cassady Children's Center
Speech Language Pathologist SLP - CFY at NJA Therapy Services
Registered Nurse at Meeker Memorial Hospital & Clinics
Occupational Therapist - Lufkin, TX at Century Rehab
Community Based Therapist/Counselor at Family Innovations, Inc.
Speech Language Pathologist/Speech Therapist/SLP/Speech Therapy - Full Time at Aegis Therapies
Physical Therapist/ PT/ Physical Therapy - Full Time at Aegis Therapies
Physical Therapist I at MidMichigan Health
RN New Grad Residency--May/Aug/Dec 2020 grads at Hospital Sisters Health System
Direct Care Professional (FT & PT) at ACR Homes
Associate Veterinarian - DVM - TLC Cat Clinic at Veterinary Hospitals Association
Dentist at Northview Dental
Physical Therapist - Full time (Forest City, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Algona, IA) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full time (Buffalo Center/Forest City/Titonka) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
Physical Therapist - Full Time (Algona) at Millennium Rehab & Consulting, Inc.
PNP/ARNP/PA at Pediatrics for You
Optometrist at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
Medical Staff Associate at CSL Plasma
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
Full- and Part-Time Positions- Neuropsychology Testing Technicians at NeuroHealth of Arlington Heights
Associate Veterinarian at Belmont Veterinary Center
Speech Language Pathologist at Blue Ridge Speech & Hearing Center

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

Surgical Services Intern at Northern Light Health
CENTER FOR INJURY RESEARCH AND POLICY- TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH FALL INTERN at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Healthcare Administration Leadership Program at Genesis Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Paid Summer Internship at Camp Cayuga
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
Human Resources Internship at Marquis Health Services
Social Work Internship Program at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
Alcohol and Drug Counselor Internship at Project Turnabout
Hospice Bereavement Coordinator at Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
Full Time Social Worker at Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
International Operations Internship - Fall 2020 Unpaid at Cleveland Clinic
Psychology Intern at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Photographer - Summer Camp at Camp Skylemar
Healthcare at Army Healthcare Recruiting
Summer Camp Nursing Assistant at Camp Shane - Weight Loss & Fitness
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)
Musical Theater Instructor - Paid Internship Possible (Summer 2020) at Camp Nashoba North
Creative Arts Instructor - Paid Internship Possible (Summer 2020) at Camp Nashoba North
Unforgettable Summer Jobs Available NOW! at Camp Walt Whitman
General Cabin Counselors at Camp Walt Whitman
Brand Ambassador at CROSSNET
Graduate/Undergraduate Internship, Transition Support Program at Advocate Aurora Health Care
Operations Intern at Bullpen Tournaments
New Grad Nurse Internship Program at University of Utah Health Regional Network, LLC
Minnesota Sports Business Internship at Skyhawks Sports Academy
Administrative/Human Resources/Healthcare Interns Needed at Age In Place Home Care Agency
Social Media and Marketing Intern for Aesthetics and Dermatology Boutique Practice- Chicago West Loop at M D Aesthetics and Dermatology, LLC
Volunteer at Compassus
Public Health Internship at The Tandana Foundation
Audiologist Externship at Northeast Army Healthcare Recruiting
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