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HealthCenter21: Career Development
Online Curriculum Resources for Allied Health and Health Science Courses
In the Health Care Careers module, students explore a variety of professions in the field of health sciences. Students explore the rewards and demands of being a health care worker. They also discover different education levels and types of credentials required for health care careers. And they discuss the role that professional organizations and professional development play over the course of a career. Students learn to think of a career as a path or ladder. They research at least one health care career and develop a career plan.
The Job Seeking Skills module prepares students for the task of finding employment in the health care industry. Students reflect on their criteria for a job and identify resources to locate job openings in their desired field. They also discuss employment laws, such as equal opportunity. Students practice completing an application for employment and learn how to format a resume and cover letter. Students also research how to prepare for an interview and discover the importance of a follow-up letter. And they identify how to resign from a position.
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