How to Do Good with a Career in Healthcare

From consulting and advertising to development programs, diverse opportunities in the Healthcare industry allow you to make a difference.

Over 150 registrants had the opportunity to gather panel insights and industry intel before breaking out into networking groups. The theme of the night was “doing good” in your career. While students may not typically think about the wide range of careers in sciences, panelists and company representatives had an endless supply of advice to provide.

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This year’s Healthcare Industry Showcase included a 5-person panel with representatives from the following companies:

Panelists

The event was also attended by representatives from five additional companies who participated in a networking hour following the panel discussion including:

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What panelists Had to say about the application process

Applications are an important step in any successful job search. The night’s panelists touched upon sloppy applications as a top reason why a candidate might be declined. Additional key takeaways include:

Be attentive to detail and follow application instructions. In interviews, be a good listener and show your passion. Take the opportunity to be relatable, i.e. don’t be afraid to share what you do for fun.- Brad Pedrow, Grant Thornton

Show incredible passion. Use your network. Research the company and company challenges. Offer a compelling reason why you want to work there, and show the time and effort you put into the materials.- Richard Robbins, Upper West Strategies

Practice writing for business, don’t use text messaging language.- Shazzia Khan, Havas Health & You

You don’t need to have all the right answers, but be authentic and relatable. Show your real and genuine self.- Eric Knight, IQVIA

Demonstrate how you are a good fit for the role. Match the voice and brand of the company. Utilize their website for your research.- Clay Bartlett, TeleTails

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Visit our Healthcare Industry page to learn more!

Check out our Healthcare Industry page to learn more about potential career paths.