6 Networking Tips for Navigating a Career in Healthcare

So, you are considering a career in healthcare. Excellent! You want to make an impact in your career and utilize your classroom experience to enter into a very exciting industry.

With thousands of healthcare employers across the United States, there are plenty of healthcare opportunities within the industry- but these positions can often be very competitive. To be successful in your internship or full time job search, check out these 6 networking tips provided by Health eCareers, a professional platform that includes an exclusive network of premier healthcare associations and community partners aiming to support qualified healthcare providers in finding opportunities with employers looking for top talent. In addition the following list, be sure you are networking early and engaging with Career Services throughout your search process!

  1. Seek Internship Experience
  2. Join Professional Organizations
  3. Take Advantage of Social Media
  4. Stay Flexible
  5. Hands-On Networking
  6. Cross-Train

Check out Health eCareers post here (while you are here, check out their impressive blog, or begin searching for internship or full-time opportunities on their job board!)

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Jennifer Graham