Career Communities

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Health & Science


Explore potential careers and develop industry-specific skills for success in the Health & Science Community. The Career Center offers individual counseling, job and internship resources, networking events and professional development opportunities to help students succeed. Below is a quick snapshot of relevant industries, career outlook, community specific resources and related Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) to help direct students along their career path in the Health & Science Community.

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RESOURCES FOR THE HEALTH & SCIENCE COMMUNITY

  • Allied Health Professions
  • Alternative Healthcare
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Fitness & Athletic Training
  • Health Care Administration & Management
  • Health Assessment & Insurance
  • Health-Based Community & Advocacy Orgs.
  • Health Coaching
  • Health Informatics & Information
  • Health Policy
  • Health Promotion/Wellness
  • Medical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Medical Research & Development
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Public Health
  • Speech, Language and Hearing
  • Sports Medicine

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Science
  • Astronomy & Space Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Research and Technologies
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Production
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical & Medical Research

  • Cosmetics
  • Energy, Oil & Fuel
  • Forensic Science
  • Genetics
  • Laboratory Management
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physics
  • Research & Development
  • Scientific Consulting
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Technical & Science Writing

  • American Chemical Society (Student Affiliates)
  • American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Student Affiliate
  • Assistive Medical Technologies
  • Athletic Training Student Association
  • Deep Roots STEM Outreach
  • Exercise Science Club
  • Making Doctors
  • Medical & Molecular Sciences Club
  • Men in Nursing
  • Minority Association of Pre-Med Students at UD
  • Multicultural Student Nurses Organization
  • Nutrition & Dietetics Club
  • Occupational Therapy Club
  • Orthotics & Prosthetics Club
  • Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM)
  • Pre-SOMA Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Student Nurses Organization

 To find out more about these RSOs and how to get involved, visit Student Central.

TOP SCIENCE EMPLOYERS:
 

  • Agilent Technologies
  • American Conservation Experience
  • Colonial Metals
  • Charles River Laboratories
  • Delaware Department of Safety & Homeland Security
  • GenScript, Innospec
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • QPS Holdings
  • University of Delaware
     

TOP HEALTH EMPLOYERS:

  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Christiana Care Health Systems
  • David Michael and Company
  • DuPont
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Penn Medicine
  • Perdue Farms
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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CONNECT WITH YOUR COMMUNITY TODAY

  • Log into your Handshake account
  • Choose "Personalize Handshake" at the top of your home screen
  • Choose from eight different industry-focused communities
  • Start learning about jobs, internships and events that interest you
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CAREER COMMUNITY COUNSELOR

JENIFER LAIRD

 302-831-8568
Make an appointment online via Handshake
Career Services Center - Amber Ridgeway
CAREER COMMUNITY COUNSELOR

AMBER RIDGEWAY

 302-831-8094
Make an appointment online via Handshake
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