Science & Healthcare

The SCIENCE & HEALTHCARE career cluster includes careers paths that utilize strong math, science, and analytical abilities, as well as an interest in helping others or contributing to scientific research. Explore opportunities in healthcare and health related fields, as well as roles in laboratory settings, pharmaceutical research and development, or scientific research in academic and industry settings.

Career Spotlight: Epidemiologist

Epidemiology is the method used to find causes of health outcomes and diseases in populations. When disease outbreaks, like Covid-19, or other threats emerge, epidemiologists are on the scene to investigate. Epidemiologists are often referred to as “Disease Detectives,” because …

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So You Want to Get Into Pharmaceutical Sales

By: Katherine Hansen (Career Advice Expert)

As a resume writer, I get a lot of clients who are looking …

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Alumni Spotlight: David Berger, CEO of University Hospital of Brooklyn – Downstate

Name: David Berger

Current Job Title: CEO

Employer/Current Organization: University Hospital of Brooklyn – Downstate

Graduation Year: 1980

Major: Biochemistry

Campus Involvement: Harpur’s Ferry, Chemistry Lab Research, Dorm Governance, Intramural Sports

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How did your experience at …

By Erica Kryst, PhD
Erica Kryst, PhD Senior Associate Director, Career Experiences and Education
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7 Reasons Why I Chose To Be A Generalist Physician


I couldn’t have it any other way 

In emergency medicine, I focus on the critical phase of medical problems, but I care for any patient with any problem at any point in their life. This makes me a generalist.

I …

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HOSA is a global student-led organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human …

Peer advisors for The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences share their knowledge on the admission process, program requirements, …

Job and internship platform for students interested in life science.

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Collection of research-specific career resources, research program databases and funding opportunities for research-oriented opportunities.

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