Health Career Exploration


Career One Stop: Pathways to Career Success

This site offers tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals browse/explore occupations and careers, search job openings and salaries/benefits, find information on education requirements and training, explore resources for good resume building and interview skills, etc.

 This site gives you 3 different ways to explore health careers. They include a Work Importance Profiler - designed to help you understand what attributes are important to you in a career; a Career Interest Profiler - that includes a series of questions to help match your broad interest area with careers you might want to explore further; and a section called Browse Careers - which includes more than 900 career profiles.  This site is also loaded with information to help in planning for college.  You will find interactive calculators, scholarship information, articles and advice about choosing and attending college.


Explore Health

This website offers information on a variety of health careers including job descriptions, salary information, educational requirements, and job outlook.  This site provides a reliable and comprehensive source of accurate up-to-date information about the health professions.  This includes information on and links to health-related education/training programs, financial aid resources, specialized learning opportunities, and current issues in health care.


Guide to Health Careers in Illinois

Another website with information on a variety of health careers.


My Health Career

A website that helps students explore options in health careers and navigate the academic requirements for specific programs.


NIH Office of Science Education Lifeworks

This site offers career exploration tools including a career finder that sorts through 128 health and medical science careers in order to create a personalized list based on individual interests and skills.


Women in Science and Healthcare

This is a great mentoring resource for girls and women of all ages who are interested in the sciences and/or health care.