Healthcare & Public Health

The Healthcare & Public Health Career Community is geared towards providing resources and tools to those interested in working within the health professions.  Learn about academic requirements, internships, student organizations and other ways to help provide you with a competitive edge upon entering the field.  

8 Advantages to Working in Healthcare

By Nurse Blake

If you’re looking for an exciting and fast-paced career, the healthcare industry may be right for you. There are many different kinds of jobs in healthcare, each with its own unique set of responsibilities. Learning about the …

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Career & Internship Fair | 10.18.23

Article by Anna McGrade
Photo by Dillon Kneucker
The Spectrum Newspaper

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Sacred Heart University’s, Center for Career and Professional Development held its annual Career and Internship Fair. This fair invited employers from many different companies to …

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A Note from the GA

My name is Elizabeth Kilmer, and I am the current graduate assistant in the Center for Career and Professional Development!

A little background: I recently graduated from Merrimack College on a three-year track with a degree in business administration concentrating …

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  • Clinical Associate Professor    Sacred Heart University  
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  • Director, Global Health Programs & Health Science Program    Sacred Heart University   
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  • Owner Northeast Medical Institute
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  • Director, Pre-Health Advisement/Advanced Lecturer Sacred Heart University   
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  • Clinical Information Manager Envision Healthcare
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Career Outcomes

Over the past three-years, Sacred Heart averages a 99.4% overall placement rate, with a 90% overall response rate. Outcome data for Sacred Heart University is obtained through the Center for Career & Professional Development, in accordance with national standards. We extend our First-Destination survey to students who have received Bachelor’s Degrees in the respective year are surveyed from the time of graduation, to 12-months following graduation. 

 

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First Destination

SHU Pioneers pursue a variety of careers paths after graduation; most recent respondents indicated they are:

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