Welcome to the Healthcare, Life Sciences & the Environment Community!

Students interested in this community may benefit from learning about the variety of career paths in healthcare; understanding the sociological and environmental factors that influence public health, nutrition, patient care and medicine; thinking about ways to improve public health research, environmental justice, food systems; and/or finding out how individuals and organizations can make an impact in sustaining the environment through engineering and conservation (animals, forests, etc.) practices. 

Those following this career community are often interested in or working in careers that include, but are not limited to the following areas: Applied Medicine in Healthcare and Non-Profit Organizations, Public Health Policy & Legal Careers, Lab Sciences & Research, Environmental Remediation/Compliance, Wildlife Conservation & Forestry, Soil Science or Air & Water Quality Management, and Environmental Justice & Advocacy. 

By following this group, you will understand the skills necessary for pursuing these career paths such as: writing, public speaking, coalition building, interpersonal and intercultural communication, conflict resolution, negotiation, outreach, systems thinking, analysis, forecasting, and problem solving and learn about career pathways that can include (but are not limited to):  law, public policy, international development, research and analytics, engineering, community organizing. 

Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility

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Interest in going into Corporate Social Responsibility is definitely on the rise. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is grounded in the idea that businesses can make the world a better place, or at the very least, reduce their negative social and …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Job and Internship Search “How to” Guide

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Job and internship searches can feel chaotic, time-consuming, and worrisome. These 4 steps will give you a structure to keep you focused and organized. Make sure you’re revisiting each step as you learn more about the industry you are hoping …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Answers from Career Advisors … How can I increase the chances that potential employers will read my cover letter?

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It’s frustrating to spend time writing a cover letter without if anyone will read it. We get it! That being said, we always encourage applicants to write strong, tailored letters. After all, you never know when that stellar doc will be …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They & How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job or Internship Search?

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They & How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job or Internship Search? thumbnail image

There’s no way around it. In your job or internship search, your skills matter. They tell potential employers not only what you can do, but how you can do it and even who you are. All your skills can generally …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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