Healthcare + Wellness


Consider utilizing this career community if:

  • You want a career that empowers you to help others overcome illness.
  • You have a passion for learning about the human body and the human
  • You enjoy courses related to human biology, psychology, and the medical sciences.
  • You have strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • You have a desire to help individuals or communities improve their quality of life.

Explore the Healthcare and Wellness career community to gain valuable insights from working professionals, learn about internships and job opportunities, and keep up with current trends.

Human Biology major Kathryn Lin Researches in the Mayo Clinic’s Breast Imaging Department

Mayo Clinic

Currently, Kathryn Lin is a full-time research technologist in the Immunology department at the Mayo Clinic, investigating early immune responses in the gut.

However, last summer, Kathryn was still a human biology major just interning at the clinic in CRISP, …

By Emily Pettit
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Senior Amna Yaqub takes part in the Opioid Surveillance Project

Amna Yaqub

An intern for a chemistry laboratory, senior Amna Yaqub, was a part of an opioid surveillance project, where she not only analyzed data and prepped samples but she also learned interesting rules and regulations regarding government jobs and overdose reporting …

By Jalynn Waites
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“Details are a major concern” in healthcare, says Covance intern Amrit Garcha

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In her internship as a program specialist at Covance, senior biotechnology major Amrit Garcha worked as a facilitator to ensure insurance companies were acting in patients’ best interests, and to make sure patients were receiving medications.

Amrit enjoyed meeting and …

By Maureen Langley
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Q+A with junior Theodore Knowles, research intern at Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Junior microbiology major Theodore Knowles completed a second summer in Dr. Jie Shen’s Alzheimers Research Lab. He was continuing his work on a project attempting to undercover certain genes that would positively or negatively affect Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (FAD) in …

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Biology Major Emily Zhang’s Internship Helped Her Become “A Much Better Student and Individual”

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As junior Biology major Emily Zhang says — laboratory work is cool. She interned in Dr. Melissa L. Fishel’s lab at the Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research at the IU School of Medicine as a research intern. 

She worked …

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