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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Hawks Hired! Eden Ladouceur ’23

Hawks Hired highlights the accomplishments of soon to be RWU graduates as they finalize the next steps on their career journeys. Eden will soon begin full time work at Rhode Island Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics as a Dental Assistant. Read …

By Kevin Deeb
Kevin Deeb Career Advisor
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Hawks Hired! Lauren McAlister ’23

Hawks Hired highlights the accomplishments of soon to be RWU graduates as they finalize the next steps on their career journeys. Lauren will soon be employed at Massachusetts General Brigham as a  Radiology Technician Assistant. Read on to learn more …

By Kevin Deeb
Kevin Deeb Career Advisor
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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 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 The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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