This course aims to help high school students, recent graduates, and those considering career transitions explore health care career options and learn strategies for entry into the health care workforce and health related fields. There are lots of amazing job opportunities in medicine and healthcare! Join us, as we share the strategies and secrets for getting those jobs.
This course will introduce you to healthcare professions, help you map a path towards a health career, and impart skills relevant for any career, including: articulating your personal story, resume and cover letter writing, job search, interviewing, professional networking, and professional communications. In this course, you will hear the personal stories, experiences, and journeys of dozens of people who work in health related careers. You will also have the opportunity to connect with a supportive community of students, mentors, and health care professionals to explore your interests, find resources, and discover exciting new opportunities.
The course features more than 50 different guests and lecturers, including Northwestern University faculty from Feinberg School of Medicine; the Kellogg School of Management; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the School of Professional Studies; Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and the School of Communication.
The course is also a resource and tool through which educators, parents, career counselors and others can support students’ career readiness and professional advancement.
Careers where you can make a difference in people's lives
Graded: Quest: What Does Health Mean to You?
Graded: Quest: Health Careers Scavenger Hunt
Day in the Life Snapshots
Healthcare professionals briefly describe what they do and introduce medical terminology
Keeping it Real - Healthcare Career Journeys
Personal stories & career journeys of health professionals and students
Graded: Quest: Strengths
Graded: Quest: Career Journeys
Packaging your personal story to increase your professional opportunities
Graded: Quest: Write an Elevator Pitch
How to use social networks - everyone you know - to find opportunities
Nuts and bolts of resume writing
Graded: Quest: Resume
Graded: Quest: Writing Your Resume
Nuts and bolts of a cover letter
Graded: Quest: Cover Letter
Graded: Quest: Writing Your Cover Letter
Communication skills and presence to stand out in an interview
Graded: Quest: Preparing for an Interview
Graded: Quest: Prepare Your Own Responses to Common Interview Questions
Additional Career 911 topics for success in entering a health career
No background is required. While this course can be useful for all people interested in health care careers, this course may be most valuable for high school students, recent graduates, and those considering career transitions.
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CPR, AED, and First Aid will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in multiple populations with life-saving interventions. This CPR and First Aid course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.
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