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Health & Medicine

Earlhamites from all majors have found careers in the Health & Medicine sector. Use this guide to identify ways to start building your portfolio.


Get Involved in Campus Activities

  • Health Club
  • HOSA: Future Health Professionals
  • Sexual Health Peer Educators
  • Substance Abuse Awareness Coalition
  • Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students
  • Health Externship Program through the Center for Global Health


Apply for Internships

Log into Handshake and fill out your profile and the Career Interest Survey to see suggested internships that match your interests. Schedule an appointment with a Career Coach to talk about your options and internship funding opportunities.


Volunteer in Richmond

Log in to Earlham Engage to follow some of these agencies and find out about their volunteer needs.

  • Achieva Resources
  • Animal Care Alliance
  • Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency
  • Aseracare Hospice
  • Birth-to-Five, Inc
  • Hand-in-Hand Adult Day Care of Richmond
  • Jacy House
  • Premier Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Reid Health
  • Sunrise, Inc. Therapeutic Riding for the Handicapped
  • Wayne County Health Clinic
  • Wayne County WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program
  • Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center, Inc.

Related Earlham Programs

Athletics, Wellness, and Physical Education
Human Development and Social Relations
Computer Science (for Health Information Management)


Useful Links

Health eCareers


US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook (Healthcare)


Possible Career Paths

  • Audiology/Speech Pathology
  • Athletics and Sports
  • Physical Therapy
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Family and General Practice
  • Counseling
  • Food Science/Nutrition
  • Kinesiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Dentistry
  • Health Information Management
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Medicine
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Richmond, Indiana
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