Welcome to Health Care & Medical Professions career community. With demographics in its favor, this is one of the hottest industries for growth over the next several years.

Lawrence University offers multiple paths and a highly personalized approach to pursuing post-graduation careers in health care and the medical professions. Members of this community have a wide range of career interests that include the promotion of health, caring for those who are ill, addressing safety and health concerns for the general public, and working with domesticated animals and their owners as a practitioner of veterinary medicine. 

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  • Dentistry
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Health Care Admin.
  • Medical Devices, Sales
  • Medical Research
  • Medicine (many specialties)
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmaceuticals Research & Sales
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health Education, Consulting, Research
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Veterinary Medicine

Helping people with their health and wellness requires foundational knowledge of the life and social sciences and is greatly bolstered by courses in the humanities. The liberal arts can prepare students for a variety of fields regardless of their major - including healthcare professions. Below is a list of academic pages whose curriculum can help your intellectual development as you prepare for life after Lawrence.

M = Major, m = Minor, P = Pre-professional Program, IA = Interdisciplinary area, CD = Cooperative Degree Program

For more information on symbols indicating types of study, visit Lawrence's Academics page


Sample Internships Sites

Links open in Lawrence Link; login is required.

Learn more about Internships.

Student Organizations.

Learn, experience, and give back.

  • GlobeMed
  • NeuroLawrence
  • Lawrence University Pre-Med Chapter AMSA
  • Lawrence Women in Science: A Scientista Chapter
  • Cognitive Science Lawrence (CogSciLU)
  • LU Alliance for Psychological Health (LUAPH)
  • Lawrence University Sexual Health
  • Wellness Committee
See Lawrence's Directory of Student Organizations.

Alumni Contacts

Viking Connect is our new online alumni mentoring platform giving you quick access to connect directly with alumni! These alumni are available for informational interviews.

Schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor to learn more about informational interviews or to identify more alumni.

Events and Experiences

December Medical Shadowing Program
Observe and work with medical professionals while gaining critical knowledge and experience!  Intensive Shadowing Experience during December term.
Timeframe: December Break

CNA Certification
Get certified as a nursing assistant. Two local technical colleges offer Nursing Assistant programs, Fox Valley Technical College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Limited funding through the Kasel Trust is available to support the cost of tuition.
Timeframe: December and June

Off-campus Programs
Off-campus study provides a valuable opportunity to hone and extend the intellectual skills and capacity for civic and academic engagement associated with a Lawrence liberal arts education.
Pre-health Study Abroad
Off-campus Programs Application System
LU Research Fellows

As a Lawrence University Research Fellow, you will have the opportunity to participate in student-faculty collaborative research, whether it’s with our professors here on campus or with one of our collaborating off-campus programs around the world.
Deadline: Mid-February

Harrison Symposium

Special opportunity that recognizes the outstanding work done by Lawrence undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences.
Timeframe: Spring Term

List, find and record volunteer opportunities on Lawrence GivePulse.
Timeframe: Year round


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