Healthcare is focused on the science of healing and the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and other physical and mental impairments in humans. It is the largest industry in the United States, employing more than 18 million people.
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Jobs & Internships
Check out the Elon Job Network (EJN) for the latest Pre-Health and Healthcare jobs and internships. For additional Pre-Health and Healthcare-specific job and internships, check out the links below.
ORGANIZATIONS STILL ACTIVELY HIRING DURING COVID-19
Alumni-Owned Businesses List – 317 businesses listed, can be sorted by location – updated regularly
Candor – Companies Hiring Status During COVID-19 (Updating live & regularly)
CDC Foundation – hiring Contact Tracers throughout the United States as part of COVID-19 Emergency Response Jobs
COVINTERN – Find an Internship – resource created and made available to all college students by Indiana University student, Wade Fletcher.
GitHub – 2020 Internship Status Due to COVID-19
Handshake List – Handshake has opened up this list of companies to all students at all colleges-universities throughout the U.S. – another dynamic list that will be updated regularly
The Muse – Companies Hiring During COVID-19
PRE-HEALTH AND HEALTH-RELATED JOB & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Students from all majors can execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths (These are not meant to be academic credit-seeking internships.)
Psychology Jobs – CareerBuilder
Navigate your journey from pre-med through residency.
How to shadow a doctor to explore if a career in medicine might be right for you.
A deep dive into what Biologists do, how to prepare for a career in this industry, identifies top programs, future job outlook, salaries, and how to find out more through supplemental resources
In-depth view of Careers in Healthcare Management
An independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health, and public health programs outside schools of public health
Information about different varieties of health administration careers
Explore private practice, hospital ER work, lab research, etc.
This resources is a collaboration between today’s health professionals and leading healthare associations.
A job family is a group of occupations based upon work performed, skills, education, training, and credentials.
Includes information on what a FNP does, and how to find a program to earn this degree.
Learn about the practice of acquiring, analyzing and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care.
Explore health and medical science careers.
Considering a career in occupational therapy?
Education and career
What is a Doctor of Optometry?
Why choose Ophthalmology?
Information about careers in orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics, ect.
What is Osteopathic Medicine?
What is a physician assistant?
Physician Assistant Careers – AAPA
Physician Assistant Competencies – NCCPA
Information for prospective physical therapy students
Psychology – Explore careers in Psychology
Social Psychology – Explore areas of social psychology (source: Wesleyan Univ)
Information to support the public health workforce.
Comprehensive informational guide to public health careers in the United States.
Explore careers available in Public Health sector (scroll down page to “CAREERS AVAILABLE” to read about these occupations.
ExploreHealthCareers.org’s mission is to help build a stronger health care workforce by solving under-representation of minorities in the field and the shortage of health professionals in medically underserved communities.
Health Services Industry Videos (CareerOneStop)
The ten highest paid nursing jobs with an MSN degree
Physician career guide.
Career path resources from Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow.
The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career and getting your foot in the door.
Careers in Veterinary Medicine
Majors at Elon University
Although students interested in health professions may choose any major, you should anticipate taking introductory biology, chemistry and/or physics courses your first semester. Review a list of prerequisite courses by career area here.
Elon offers undergraduate students a distinctive accelerated pathway to the university’s highly selective Physician Assistant Studies and Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate programs.
Employment Outlook and Trends
Explore Employment and Trends in Healthcare by Occupation.
Mission is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.
Physician Assistant – Demand for PAs
Physician Assistant – Outlook – Bureau of Labor Statistics
Resources for students interested in career as a physician.
World’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons.
Professional organization serving as a resource center for information, education and advocacy in the areas of reimbursment, admitting and registration, data management, medical records, patient relations and more.
Resources to explore how ACE and its members ensure good science is protecting public health
The voice of dental education.
Dedicated to improving health record quality through the effective management of health data and information and delivering quality healthcare to the public.
The AMA is dedicated to driving medicine toward a more equitable future, removing obstacles that interfere with patient care and confronting the nation’s greatest public health crises.
The American Optometric Association is the leading authority on quality care and an advocate for our nation’s health, representing more than 44,000 doctors of optometry (O.D.), optometric professionals and optometry students.
National nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, U.S. Territories and the District of Columbia.
Health Resources in Action (HRiC)
Innovative ideas, multi-sector partners, and creative solutions. At HRiA, we improve population health by catalyzing social change within and among individuals, institutions and communities
NACHC promotes efficient, high quality, comprehensive health care that is accessible, culturally and linguistically competent, community directed, and patient centered for all.
The nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.
A Private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization based in Washington, DC improves public health and population health practice to support healthier communities.
Nonprofit medical organization dedicated to promoting excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care.
Nonprofit, independent professional association representing a diverse membership of nearly 4,000 health education professionals and students in the U.S. and 25 international countries.
Autism Speaks U works to represent all different forms of disabilities, both on campus and in the Alamance-Burlington community.
Welcome to Elon University’s Biology Club: home of all students interested in incorporating the study of biology with engaging extracurricular events!
The Elon Alzheimer’s Initiative is an organization dedicated to aiding in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
The Elon Pre-Dental Society is a group of students that network with Pre-dentals, dental students, and dentists to provide experience and advice about the pursuing a career in dentistry.
We are a club that aims to create an organized body of pre-health students that can share knowledge, experiences, and resources. Within the scope of resources, it is our hope to provide meaningful and impactful service-based opportunities to pre-health individuals within EMS and and the Alamance medical community.
EPASS is Elon’s official student organization for students in the Physician Assistant program.
EUPHS aims to provide a community for students interested in public health to discuss public health issues, current events, programs and initiatives, organize, promote and sponsor special events on campus and throughout the community.
Our org is an outlet for all those passionate in this subject area, whether due to their own interest in fitness, health and wellness, or due to their academic major/minor and career plans relating to the field.
The Psychology Club is a student run organization that is open to any students with an interest in this subject, and it’s a great opportunity to meet other psychology students outside of a formal classroom setting.
Relay for Life: Colleges Against Cancer is a collaboration of students in support of the American Cancer Society.
SPARKS (Students Promoting Awareness, Responsibility, Knowledge, and Success) is a group of peer educators, leaders and advocates who are passionate about promoting health and wellness at Elon