Welcome to Health Care & Medical Professions career community – one of the hottest industries for growth over the next decade!

The Health Care & Medical Professions (HMP) community revolves around professions that directly impact the wellbeing of others, clinically and non-clinically. Whether you have always known you wanted to work in healthcare and medicine or are just interested in exploring related opportunities, find everything you need to learn more on this page.

Meet with John Koshuta, the dedicated career advisor for the health care and medical professions community.

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Already joined the HMP career community? Go to the HMP Resource Portal. You'll also find career-specific resources related to healthcare and medicine, such as dentistry, nursing, occupational therapy, and more!

Career Development Resources 

Don't know how to start looking for an internship or job? Need help writing a resume or cover letter? Check out these useful guides.

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Workshops and Programs

Upcoming events pulled directly from Handshake will appear below.

  • Student Nurse Virtual Information Sessions-Day 1 (Monday, January 30th 2023, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST)

    Wed, 01/04/2023 - 1:03pm
    When: Monday, January 30th 2023, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST Kickstart your nursing career with BJC HealthCare and learn about opportunities for growth within our hospital network! If you are a nursing student, we invite you to join us for our virtual information sessions throughout the week of January 30-February 2 hosted by clinical leadership across our system. These hour-long sessions begin at 3 p.m. and will cover a variety of exciting departments for student nurse and graduate nurse candidates to better understand what it takes to launch a career in nursing at BJC HealthCare. During these sessions, leaders from each department will present their specialties and teams and then, spend dedicated time answering your questions. These are the departments that will be represented: Jan 30: Pediatrics, women and infants, medical surgical Jan 31: ICU, neurology, medical surgical Feb 1: Emergency/trauma, psych/behavioral health, medical surgical Feb 2: Heart and vascular/cardiac, perioperative, oncology
  • Student Nurse Virtual Information Sessions-Day 2 (Tuesday, January 31st 2023, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST)

    Tue, 01/17/2023 - 8:54am
    When: Tuesday, January 31st 2023, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST Kickstart your nursing career with BJC HealthCare and learn about opportunities for growth within our hospital network! If you are a nursing student, we invite you to join us for our virtual information sessions throughout the week of January 30-February 2 hosted by clinical leadership across our system. These hour-long sessions begin at 3 p.m. and will cover a variety of exciting departments for student nurse and graduate nurse candidates to better understand what it takes to launch a career in nursing at BJC HealthCare. During these sessions, leaders from each department will present their specialties and teams and then, spend dedicated time answering your questions. These are the departments that will be represented: Jan 30: Pediatrics, women and infants, medical surgical Jan 31: ICU, neurology, medical surgical Feb 1: Emergency/trauma, psych/behavioral health, medical surgical Feb 2: Heart and vascular/cardiac, perioperative, oncology
  • CHOP Quality Improvement Summer 2023 Internship Information Session (Wednesday, February 1st 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST)

    Wed, 01/11/2023 - 8:14pm
    When: Wednesday, February 1st 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST Please join members from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics (CHQA) to learn more about the CHOP Quality Improvement internship program. You will learn more about CHQA, the internship program and you will hear from past interns about their experience at CHOP! This program is designed to provide students the opportunity to gain exposure to quality improvement and hospital operations in a large academic medical center.  Students can also gain practical experience by assisting staff with projects in the areas of: • Quality Improvement • Patient Safety • Clinical Standards • Infection Prevention and Control • Clinical Pathways • Regulatory Affairs and Accreditation • Data and Analytics The summer 2023 internship will be for both undergraduate and graduate students, which will be a paid experience. It will be in a hybrid format (remote and in-person). The expected weekly hours to work will be 30 hours per week throughout the 10-to-12-week program. Graduate students may be able to continue beyond the 10-12 weeks for school credit. To be eligible for this internship, undergraduate students must be current juniors, while graduate students must be 1st year students. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out at chqainternship@chop.edu.

Internship Spotlight

Lawrence has existing partnerships with local and national healthcare organizations and companies. Explore more internship opportunities with existing partners.

Get Funding for Internships and Experiential Learning

As a Lawrence student, you're eligible to apply for funding designed to enhance your access to opportunities for summer internships, service or volunteer work, and/or research projects. 

Relevant Student Organizations 

Joining a student organization can connect you with peers with similar interests and goals. Get involved, learn, experience, and give back. 

  • Globe Med 

  • NeuroLawrence 

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Alumni Connections

Alumni can offer invaluable insights into your fields of interest and provide career advice to help you reach your goals.  

These Lawrence alumni are currently working in healthcare and medicine:

Connect with them on Viking Connect for an informational interview. (PS. Viking Connect is our new online alumni mentoring platform giving you quick access to connect directly with alumni!)

Not sure where or how to start with an informational interview? We've got your back!

Professional Associations

Professional associations are a great source of field-specific information, career path ideas, and networking contacts. Examples of healthcare and medicine associations: