Welcome to the Health and Life Science interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that combine their love of science with their desire to help people.

People who pursue careers in Health and Life Sciences take knowledge from science and other related sources and apply it to research and clinical practices to maintain and improve the health of living beings.

Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): diagnostic services, therapeutic services, support services, health informatics, and biotechnology research and development. Professionals work in hospitals, dental offices and laboratories, government and private research centers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, community and public agencies, and large health care organizations.

New “Applying to Health Professional School” video

New “Applying to Health Professional School” video thumbnail image

The Pre-Health Coaching team has produced an 18-minute video that provides an overview of each component of the application process for health professional schools.

Check it out here!

Additional short videos on each piece of the application are available on …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
Read more »

VolunteerSurge opportunity

VolunteerSurge opportunity thumbnail image

The COVID-19 epidemic is pushing the American healthcare system to the breaking point—and leaving frontline medical providers overwhelmed and exhausted.

Many of the most basic caretaking tasks can be performed by volunteer assistants, so the professionals can focus on tending …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
Read more »

Science Magazine: Early-career scientists brace for impact of COVID-19

Science Magazine: Early-career scientists brace for impact of COVID-19 thumbnail image

This article by Wudan Yan in the journal Science explores the effects of COVID-19 on the research pipeline, and finds the following:

Problems will begin at the undergraduate level, when students begin to build their toolbox of skills at summer …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
Read more »

Opt-in Resume Books for internships & full-time jobs

Opt-in Resume Books for internships & full-time jobs

Health/Life Science

Internships – https://uw.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3698102

Full-time Jobs – https://uw.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3698103

These are opt-in Resume Books for students interested in internships and full-time jobs in health and the life sciences.

This Resume Book will be made available upon request to employers that the UW Career …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
Read more »

Spring Application Seminar online for students & alumni!

Stethoscope-Keyboard

GEN ST 297A (14649) Spring 2020

 Applying to Health Professional School (Online)

Instructor: Dan Poux, Career & Internship Center, MGH 134, danpoux@uw.edu

When: Tuesdays 2:30-4:20

Click here to connect each week: https://washington.zoom.us/j/463404025

Meeting ID: 463 404 025

This seminar is …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
Read more »