Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, & Sciences

About the Community

An industry is a group of organizations or companies that produce particular goods or services. There are many job roles or functions roles that exist within each industry.  Our career industry communities connect you to tailored resources and programs to effectively explore job roles/functions, cultivate professional skills, build relationships with alumni and employers, and identify and apply for opportunities in specific fields of interest. 

This community is dedicated to information and resources on Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Sciences. In these industries are careers that involve efforts made to restore the physical, mental or emotional well-being of people, the creation and preparation of medicinal drugs, and understanding the natural world using systematic methodology based on evidence. 

Sample Job Roles/Functions

Here are some job roles/functions that are a part of Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Sciences industries.  As you continue to explore, you’ll find many more.

  • Biochemist
  • Conservationist
  • Dentist
  • Environmental Protection Technician
  • Epidemiological/Medical Scientist
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Geographer
  • Nurse and Nurse Practitioner
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Physical or Occupational Therapist
  • Physician and Physician Assistant
  • Survey Researcher

While recruiting timelines may vary from employer to employer, it’s helpful to know when the top recruiting times are for your industry. Take a look at the timeline below to help you learn when to prepare for your job search, and click on the timeline to learn more!

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