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Looking to get career-ready? We've got you covered.

Access resources about careers in the Health Professions - including specialized job & internship databases and our guide to resumes & more. Interested in Medical or Dental School? Consult our Pre-Medical Advising page.

Industry Resources

Research the Field

Whether you aim to be a physician, are drawn to some other clinical path, or are exploring the wide spectrum of health-related careers - the resources below can help you expand your thinking on what’s possible. Remember that term doctor describes a variety of highly trained clinicians practicing in many different health professions - don’t be quick to close doors to options that might be an excellent fit for you.

You can also review the Occupational Outlook Handbook for the Healthcare industry, and consult the various timelines for entering different healthcare careers.

Find Industry Opportunities

Handshake is a great place to start your search, but industry-specific databases can help you find more opportunities. Depending on your specific interests, you may want to consult the following sites:

Get Industry Experience

In addition to getting experience through jobs & internships…

Looking to change your career or enhance your academic record, consider also a post-baccalaureate program to complete the necessary coursework prior to health professions graduate training.

Consult a Professional Organization

Professional Organizations are local or national groups that advocate for the specific needs of their members. Students interested in health professions are likely to benefit most from utilizing the resources provided by organizations overseeing graduate education in the field. Connect with a Health Professions Organization to research the field and requirements for graduate admission, register for newsletters and webinars, and find contacts.

Resumes, Cover Letters & More

For help standing out in the job & internship search, consider attending a drop-in, submitting your resume or cover letter for an online document review, or consulting our resource pages:

Curious about how your identity may play a role in your future career? Check out our Identity-Based Resources and career specific exploration opportunities for applicants with identities underrepresented in the health professions.

The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs

How to Join an Interest Group

  • Step 1: Log in to Handshake.
  • Step 2: Click on your name in the top right corner.
  • Step 3: Click on "Career Interests" and complete a 2-minute survey. Be sure to indicate which interest group(s) you would like to join.

You can go back at any time to change your group or join another.


Interest Group Leaders

Brian Park(He / Him)


Cara Calvelli(She / Her)


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