Healthcare: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Other Health Professions

This career interest area focuses on the experiences and skills needed to succeed in the dynamic field of healthcare. Opportunities may include paths in dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physician's assistant programs, veterinary medicine and other allied health professions.


    Explore the list of resources below to learn more about career paths in Healthcare. These resources will help you discover opportunities, grow your network and more!

    Learn about Summer 2024 Healthcare Experience Opportunities.

    Join the Healthcare career interest area in Handshake:

    1. Log in to Handshake
    2. Click on your name in the top right corner of the screen
    3. Select 'Career Interests'
    4. Navigate to the question 'In what career interest areas are you most interested?'
    5. Select the 'Healthcare: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Other Health Professions' career interest area
    6. Click the 'Save My Career Interests' button

    Experiential education opportunities

    Find jobs and internships

    Industry-based exploration

    Networking the best way to tap into the hidden job market—an immense underground marketplace where jobs open up and then are filled through word of mouth and personal referrals.

    There are many ways to network at CWRU:

    The Undergraduate Health Sciences Collaborative partners with various organizations to be a single resource for all pre-health students. Learn more by visiting the Undergraduate Health Sciences Collaborative website

    Here is a selection of other organizations that might interest you: 

    For a full list of student clubs and organizations that match your interests, visit CampusGroups

    General data and trends




    Occupational and Physical Therapy



    Physician Assistants