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.

Join as many Career Circles as you want by updating your career interests on Handshake. Updating your career interests will allow you to receive the latest Circle updates. Check out more information about the Circles here.

Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the School of Nursing and Health Studies Careers website to view currently open listings for UM students and alumni. For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake.

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 if you need assistance outside of our drop-in coaching hours.

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Review this article for tips and tricks on how to answer “tell me about a time when…”, also known as behavioral, types of interviewing questions.

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The Future of Healthcare May Lie in These 5 Jobs

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Healthcare Careers That Don’t Need Medical Training

Are you interested in working in the healthcare industry but do not want to go through rigorous medical training? This article reviews 3 different types of growing careers in the healthcare sector and how to succeed in becoming one without …

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Featured Resources

The following resources were selected for your career circle. 

MMI Interview: The Ultimate Guide (150 Sample Questions Included)

Learn how to answer different types of MMI interview questions. Plus, access a list of medical schools that use MMI.

The Student Doctor Network

Student Doctor Network is helping build a diverse doctor workforce by providing a wide range of free resources to help …

Pathways to Science

Education and career training opportunities and fully funded programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) nationwide.

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer program for students to explore their interests in medicine, …

Click on “View All Resources” for additional resources featured for your career circle.

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Are you looking to use real-time job market data to make informed decisions about your future career path, explore relevant salary data, or identify the skills you need to build or market to get your next role? Use the following tool to explore your options.

There are two ways to navigate this tool:

  1. Keyword Search: Search for the title of the job you’re looking to pursue, or skills you may have that could be relevant for a particular career path.
  2. Narrow Down by Industry + Occupation: If you have a general sense of the industry you’d like to pursue, you can narrow down the occupations within a given industry to help you decide.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Featured Jobs & Internships

Thousands of internship and job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire students. The following job and internship opportunities were pulled from Handshake for your career circle.

For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake. All UM students have a Handshake account that is automatically created for them when they enroll at the U. All you have to do is log in to Handshake to activate your account.

Skill Building with LinkedIn Learning

Access and explore on-demand LinkedIn Learning content (courses and videos) that can help you identify and build skills needed to be successful in your future career. Here, you can find relevant LinkedIn Learning content featured for your career circle.

Empowering Dyslexic Thinking at Work

Taught by Kate Griggs
According to the United Nations, roughly 15 percent of the world’s population is dyslexic. That’s one billion dyslexic thinkers living…

Machine Learning Foundations: Statistics

Taught by Terezija Semenski
Machine learning models have revolutionized how we work, across a multitude of industries. But going deeper with ML models and…

Advanced SQL for Query Tuning and Performance Optimization

Taught by Dan Sullivan
SQL queries can be fast and highly efficient, but they can also be slow and demand excessive CPU and memory…

Introduction to Transact-SQL

Taught by Jess Pomfret
Relational databases and SQL servers have been a cornerstone of businesses for decades, and as data growth increases at an…

Using AI in Customer Service

Taught by Brad Cleveland
While AI has been part of the customer service industry for many years now, the advent of newer technologies will…

Nano Tips for Acing Your SQL Interview with Nick Singh

Taught by Nick Singh
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, discover…

Deploy SQL Server on Linux, Containers, and Kubernetes

Taught by Ben Weissman
More and more companies are utilizing containerized applications and CI/CD approaches and pipelines. This shift, however, can never be complete…

Advance Your SQL Skills with dbt for Data Engineering

Taught by Vinoo Ganesh
Are you looking for a better—and easier—way to manage SQL code? In this course, instructor Vinoo Ganesh shows you how…

Learning Microsoft Fabric: A Data Analytics and Engineering Preview

Taught by Gini von Courter
When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced Fabric at the spring 2023 Build conference, he called it the most significant announcement…

Solve Real-World Data Problems with SQL

Taught by Jess Ramos
Join instructor Jess Ramos in this intermediate, project-based course to practice solving real business problems and advance your skills in…

SQL Practice: Window Functions

Taught by Scott Simpson
Test your knowledge of Window Functions in SQL in this edition of Code Challenges. Instructor Scott Simpson provides five challenges—and…

SQL Practice: Intermediate Queries

Taught by Scott Simpson
Looking to boost your skills writing queries in SQL? This course was made for you. Join senior LinkedIn Learning staff…

SQL Practice: Basic Queries

Taught by David Gassner
In this hands-on, interactive course, join instructor David Gassner to practice writing basic queries in SQL, the popular programming language…

Excel Statistics Essential Training: 1

Taught by Eddie Davila
Data isn’t valuable until you put it to good use. Statistics transforms data into meaningful information, enabling organizations to make…

Statistics Foundations 4: Advanced Topics

Taught by Eddie Davila
Statistics are everywhere, in every industry, but they’re a must for anyone working in data science, business, or business analytics.…

Statistics Foundations 3: Using Data Sets

Taught by Eddie Davila
Statistics are a core skill for many careers. Basic stats are critical for making decisions, discoveries, investments, and even predictions.…

Delivering Bad News to a Customer

Taught by Myra Golden
Customer service is about providing the best experience to a customer—yet, a lot of the time customer service reps find…

Oracle Base Database Services Professional Workshop

Taught by Oracle University
Important skills for implementation and management are the main topics of this course. An in-depth knowledge and set of skills…

Top Five Things to Know in Advanced SQL

Taught by Kendall Ruber
In this course, Kendall Ruber shows you how to build on your existing knowledge of basic SQL commands by introducing…

Strategic Content Marketing: Attract, Engage, and Retain

Taught by Madecraft
Getting started in the booming field of content marketing can be a confusing and jarring experience. How do you build…

LinkedIn Learning is free for currently enrolled University of Miami students. You must have a CaneID to access LinkedIn Learning. Click on “View All LinkedIn Learning Courses” to browse through all the content featured for your career circle.

Skill Building Through 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.

Wondering how to list a completed project on your resume/CV or LinkedIn profile? Review the Forage referencing policy.

Featured Industry & Career Guides

Vault offers comprehensive industry and career guides that provide insights into industry work life and advice for students and alumni on kickstarting their careers. You can access 170+ guides on our Custom Career Content site to help you explore career paths and gain valuable information that will help you make informed career decisions.

Click on “View All Resources” for additional guides featured for your career circle. 

Cane2Cane Mentors

Explore careers, prepare for your future, and connect with industry professionals. Exclusive to our University of Miami community, Cane2Cane is a social network where 'Canes receive help navigating from college to career. No matter who you know, or don't know, connect and learn from professionals across 60+ industries who are eager to help you prepare for your career journey.

  • Tax Expert Intuit

Alex Flores-Bonilla

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Augusta, GA
  • Human Resources Business Partner / Manager Amazon

Daniela Varelo Gonzalez

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • University of Miami

Christine Kotler

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Baptist Health South Florida

Robert Earl

Community Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pastor Shekinah Glory Worship Center

Eric Golnick

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington, DC
  • CEO Forge VFR at Forge Health Forge Health

Ana Leal Doreste

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Lab Assistant MediPath Pathology Services

Zhen Chan

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pediatrician NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Seattle, WA
  • Scientist EcoAdapt

Anna McConnell

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • physician University of Miami

Anne Oliver

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Care Partner Galen Hope Holdings, LLC

Join your peers on Cane2Cane to connect with a 'Cane who can help you achieve your career goals! You can search for connections in the Cane2Cane community by applying various filters, such as industry, location, degree, and more!  


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