Healthcare & Public Health

Welcome to the Healthcare & Public Health Community!

Explore tools, resources, and opportunities related to your career interests on this community page. The mentors, jobs, and employers represented here are only a small selection of what’s available to you through The Roger Connection and Handshake – log in to explore further! For additional career resources on a variety of topics, visit the Resources page. The CCPD also recommends joining relevant groups on LinkedIn, exploring professional associations for your field, and visiting external job and internship boards.

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Below you will see some examples of job functions and work settings that could correspond to this career community.  Some may require additional education, training and/or planning.  Please note that there are many options beyond the below, and you are not limited to these when exploring this career community.

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The Top Ten Graduate Degrees for Prospective Health Care Professionals

Smiling practitioner examining the patient, her assistant taking notes. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Healthcare is and has always been one of the best fields to enter when looking for good job prospects and competitive salaries. It doesn’t matter if you …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Internship Spotlight: Kate Tenney & City of Quincy

Kate Tenney, a senior majoring in Public Health at RWU, recently completed an internship with the City of Quincy Department of Planning & Community Development. Kate connected with the CCPD to talk about her experience at this internship site – read …

By Molly Williams
Molly Williams Career Advisor
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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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How to Prepare for This Year’s Virtual Internship and Career Fair

Are you planning on attending this semester’s virtual internship and career fair? Whether you are looking for an internship, a job or even just exploring your options for the near future the career fair can shine light on many different …

By Mary Santoro
Mary Santoro Associate Director, Career Services
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Disliked Your Internship? 5 Things to Do ASAP

You thought you’d done the right thing by landing a summer internship (maybe without any work experience), but the school year is here and you regret the hours you spent in the role. It’s hard not to feel like an …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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