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Health Career Resources

  • ExploreHEALTHCareers.org
    Professional societies, led by the American Dental Education Association have created a site with "Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers." This site features more than 100 health careers in 21 different health career categories and mentions many other related careers.

  • Exploring Career Information—What Do You Like?
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupations on this site are categorized according to interests and hobbies common among students. To help students continue their career exploration, each occupational description on the kids' site links to related information in the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook.

  • Careers in Health Care
    The American Medical Association's Health Care Careers Directory gives information about health care careers and education programs in more than 80 fields. These one page overviews are available as downloadable pdf files.

  • The Fun Works—for careers you never knew existed
    Designed for students ages 11-15 or in grades 6-9, this interactive site encourages students to explore ways to link what interests them to future careers. Created by Education Development Center with funding from the National Science Foundation

  • Health Career Connection—Bringing Health Careers to Life
    HCC connects students to internships, mentors, leadership development, professional networks and web accessible information and contacts on healthcare management careers and educational options.

  • Healthcare Occupations
    This site has been developed and maintained by the Wisconsin Area Healthcare Education Center. Information for career descriptions has been compiled from various sources, including various academic programs, professional organizations, and the "Occupational Outlook Handbook 2000-2001" (U.S. Department of Labor).

  • LifeWorks—Explore health and medical science careers
    LifeWorks™ is an interactive career exploration web site for middle and high school students. Users can browse for information on more than 100 medical science and health careers by title, education required, interest area, or median salary. The site complements its factual career data by highlighting true stories of successful people illustrating the variety of real-life career pathways, from the carefully planned to the unpredictable.

  • Mapping Your Future—Explore Careers
    This site is a resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. The career exploration section helps you to assess your skills and interest, develop a career plan, research careers, find work, and review other career guidance and job search resources. Other sections help you to plan for college, and to find financial aid.

  • Research Health Care Careers
    In addition to job descriptions, and interviews with people in many allied health fields, this site provides guidance on selecting the "right for you" school to achieve your career goal.

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Last updated: 15 October 2009

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