What is the Health & Biosciences career cluster?

The Health & Biosciences cluster covers research, treatment, and understanding of the human body, earthly organisms, and wellness issues, among other wide-ranging work within related organizations.

Many come to Health & Biosciences with interest in biology, chemistry, or medicine. Medical professionals like doctors, nurses, dietitians, physical and occupational therapists, and some researchers require specific advanced degrees, but this cluster isn’t just for PhDs and MDs.

Medical assistants and technologists of varied certifications and specialties can have long, fulfilling careers and profound impact across a spectrum of settings. Beyond patient care, key careers at hospitals, clinics, and other wellness institutions include roles in operations, customer experience, and human resources. Plus, the development, regulation, marketing, sales, and support of medical plans, therapies, and devices represent expansive opportunities in engineering, technology, policy, science, strategy, and business, all.

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Featured Resources

Health & Biosciences Example Resumes

Health & Biosciences resumes typically include…
Research Experience
Volunteer experience
Lab equipment proficiency
Lab procedure proficiency
Safety certifications
Pro Tip:

These …

Alumni Connections

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Michael Abrahamson

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  • Tucson, Arizona
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Nikky Adeniran

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  • Avondale, Arizona
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David Ahn

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Maryam Al-dabbagh, PharmD, BS

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