Common Career Titles for Allied Health from the Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
EMTs and Paramedics
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants
Other Job Titles: Clinical Coordinator
Diagnostic Medical Technologist
Health Information Manager
LinkedIn Field of Study Explorer is designed to help students explore the wide range of careers LinkedIn members have pursued based on their major. Sign in to your account and go to Interests > Education > See fields of study
Vault Downloadable Guides
Career Launcher: Health Care Management
Career Launcher: Health Care Providers
Vault Guide to Allied Health Care Careers
Vault Career Guide to Health Care Management
Follow these instructions to download the guides listed above:
Log in to Vault.com (The first time you log in, you will need to follow the "New to Vault?" instructions. You must use your TU email address to create an account.)
Click on the "Guides" tab on the far right
Click on "All Guides (A to Z)" and scroll through the list to find the title you want.
Click the "View Guide" button to access the guide
Internships and Research Opportunities
Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources.
Log in to Hire@TU to access Going Global and search for international internships
Careers and Jobs
The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.
Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview, you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the Interview Skills section of the Career Center’s Web site. You can practice your interview skills online via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.
What made you decide to enter the healthcare field?
Which clinical specialty area have you enjoyed the most and why?
How will you deal with difficult doctors?
Tell us about a time when you had deal with a difficult patient and/or family. How did you handle that situation?
What type of health care experience do you have?
Tell us about a time in which you had to handle an irate physician, co-worker, or patient. How did you handle it and what were the results?
Demonstrate the steps you would take to create a treatment plan for a patient. Provide examples if applicable.
What do you believe are essential qualities you must possess to be successful in the healthcare industry?
What do you see as the most serious health problem facing us today?
What problems do you see in the American health care delivery system?
What recommendations would you make for improvement?
Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings, field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.
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