Healthcare & Public Health

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The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings.  Remember to also search LinkedIN and QuakerNet to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!

We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.

Featured Articles

DaVita Redwoods Sophomore Leadership Summit

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This summer, I was welcomed to the DaVita Corporate Office Headquarters in Denver, Colorado for DaVita’s School Partner Day. Since this introduction to DaVita was so helpful for me as a Career Services adviser, I wanted to highlight the upcoming

By Mylène Kerschner
Mylène Kerschner Associate Director, The College Mylène Kerschner
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Pre-Health Spotlight Series: Student Hospice Organization of Penn (SHOOP)

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Pre-Health Spotlight Series

Over the course of the spring semester, we look forward to highlighting the wonderful efforts of pre-health campus organizations serving the community.  Many organizations provide an opportunity to gain clinical experience and learn about the field of …

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A Few Reasons to Be Excited About Healthcare in 2020

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The pace of innovation in healthcare would bring a quizzical smile to the forefathers of medicine. By living in the future, brilliant minds are radically altering all aspects of the medical arena in today’s world.

Artificial Intelligence in …

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Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering

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Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants – The Hot Jobs of Healthcare

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How many times have you visited a doctor’s office, urgent care, or hospital and received treatment by a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant? Chances are high that it was more than a few times. This is not a surprise …

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Career Resources

Interest in environmental health and the need for increased research in this field has steadily grown during the past decade. …

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