Career Resources



Healthcare Industry Overview

The Healthcare industry is comprised of a vast range of professions. Many of these fields are highly specialized and require an advanced degree past undergraduate education. Admittance to these highly specialized programs requires early planning in order to sharpen the necessary skillsets. Many of these fields welcome diverse undergraduate degrees from liberal arts to engineering. Those fields that require advanced degrees often require the submission of a graduate level standardized test for the intended field. Click the links below to learn more about the following healthcare fields:

Columbia Resources

Center for Career Education Resources

  • Gap Year Resources- Sample opportunities and suggestions for building experience and making the most of your gap year
  • International Resources- Learn how to find an opportunity abroad during your gap year
  • CCE Internship Programs- CCE sponsors a number of structured internship programs in a variety of fields in both domestic and international locations
  • LionSHARE- Employers which have posted healthcare opportunities in the past include NYU Langone, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Mt. Sinai, Weill Cornell, Johnson & Johnson and many others
  • Career Fairs- Attend our career fairs and special events throughout the year including the Fall and Spring Career Fairs 
  • Factors to Consider: Graduate School- Offers information on the guidelines of pursuing graduate school including the recommended timeline, selecting the correct school and funding

External Resources


Last updated January 2015