Health Sciences

Welcome to the Health Sciences community. Health science covers a large group of disciplines to provide care, information, and resources to patients in a diverse array of settings. This page is for students across majors who want to learn more about studying and careers in these fields. Students in the following majors may be interested in the Health Science Community:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • And more!

3 Fast-Growing Healthcare Career Paths That Don’t Require Medical Training

If you’re interested in working in healthcare but don’t think a clinical job is right for you, the good news is there are several excellent healthcare careers that don’t require rigorous medical training. Here are three of the fastest growing …

By Jori Hamliton - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Public Health Needs People With Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States didn’t think very much about public health. But now that terms like “epidemiology” and “social distancing” have been added to everyone’s vocabulary list, you might be thinking more than ever …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Head + Heart = Health Professional

Health-related careers: who, what, and why If you hadn’t noticed, health-related careers–sometimes called “allied health” professions–have changed. In the past, working in a health-related career required direct and close supervision by a doctor or nurse. With today’s strong academic programs …

By sarah ennenga - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Career Opportunities for MBA Graduates in Healthcare: Discover Your Path

Career opportunities for MBA graduates are wide-ranging. From the excitement of running a startup to the rush of managing a big project, there are hundreds of unique ways to use the degree. Right now, one of the most dynamic industries—healthcare—is …

By Megan Williams, Abbott - Firsthand
Firsthand
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