Exploring the Health Professions

What career to pursue?

Many factors may influence your choice of health profession, including:

  • What you enjoy
  • What you’re good at
  • What’s important to you
  • Intellectual interests
  • Work environment
  • Lifestyle
  • Length of training

There are many ways to learn about the different health professions, including website research, shadowing health professionals, attending talks, taking classes, and general self-reflection. We encourage you to meet with advisers to discuss your interest in the diverse health professions options. 

Career Compass

The Center for Career Development maintains a database of alumni profiles to help you during your career exploration process.