Healthcare & Life Sciences

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Healthcare and/or the Life Sciences.

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Do you have questions about internships, graduate school, or your future career? Or are you unsure what your first step should be? Speak with a coach via Zoom or stop by Toppel for in-person coaching, Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Feel free to email us at toppel@miami.edu if you need assistance outside of our drop-in coaching hours.

Job-Seeking Millennials in Healthcare

Are you born between the years 1981 to 1997 and in the healthcare industry? If so, then you are the generation in demand to work in the healthcare industry. This article reviews and helps millennials to find jobs as physicians …

By Sabrina Khan
Sabrina Khan
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Life of a Healthcare Administrator

Are you part of the finance industry but have a passion for healthcare? Are you interested in learning how healthcare facilities operate? This article reviews a life as a healthcare administrator and different roles within a hospital or healthcare facility.

By Sabrina Khan
Sabrina Khan
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Nurse Practitioner Subspecialties

Nurse Practitioners can specialize in a variety of areas depending on their career goals and interests. This article reviews a few Nurse Practitioner subspecialties for your consideration.

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo
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Featured Resources

From gathering the MCAT resources every med school hopeful needs to discovering the inside info on what they don’t tell …

Virtual Company Projects

Build valuable career skills and get a taste of industry experience via short virtual projects created by top companies across the globe on the Forage platform. Click on "View All Projects" to view all experiences for this career community. To check out projects across all the career communities and relevant practice interview questions, here.


Featured Industry & Career Guides

Cane2Cane Mentors

Lyndon Aguiar, PhD

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Richmond, VA
  • Clinical Director Williamsville Wellness

Clay Alter

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Senior Business Analyst NextEra Energy

Rachel Amezcua Bahadue

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Assistant Director, Employer Connections University of Miami

Jordan Anderson

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Peer Board Leader Leading Peers

Alexandra Anderson

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Lexington, KY
  • Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Asbury Theological Seminary

Erik Anderson

Alumni Mentor
  • Milford, NH
  • 8th Grade Science Teacher SAU#40
  • Miami, FL
  • International Consultant UNDP

Natalie Arias

Alumni Mentor
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Financial & Risk Research Analyst Refinitiv

Eugene Arva

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Cologne, Germany
  • Freelance Academic Volkshochschule Community College

Deveon Ash

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Owner Self

Raymond Augustin

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • National Vice President Sales STANLEY Healthcare

Jared Awner

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Arlington, VA
  • Threat Watch Officer (Intelligence Operations Specialist) U.S. Department of State
   

JOBSCAN

The more effectively you can tailor your resume for a specific job, the better your chances are. Easily optimize your resume by completing a scan below. By scanning and comparing your resume versus any job description Jobscan will give you an instant analysis of how well your resume is tailored for a particular job and how it can be even better optimized for an applicant tracking system (ATS). To start, paste in the text of your resume then paste the text of the job posting you’re interested in, and press Scan.