Other Health Professions

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. that provides a diverse range of career opportunities.  If you enjoy lifelong learning, working in a fast-paced setting and are a team player, explore different options to determine the best choice for your personal goals.

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Gap Year and Short-Term Opportunities Before Entering a Health Professions Program

The gap year (s) refers to a period of time – typically one to three years – that may be used to pursue work, travel, service or volunteering in just about any area of interest, before one starts their health professions education.

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MedServe is a 2-year service-learning fellowship for recent graduates interested in health careers, especially pre-med and pre-PA students. We are currently recruiting our 7th class of Fellows. MedServe places future physicians in “rock star” primary care clinics across rural and …

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Medical School & Health Professions Interviews

Have you been invited to interview with a medical school or other health professions program? The Office of Career Strategy has you covered!

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Kuchnir Dermatology Gap Year Opportunities

Kuchnir Dermatology has successfully employed more than two hundred of the country’s best future physicians to spend a bridge year between college and medical school working as Clinical Assistants.  Over ninety of these students have completed the program and have gone on …

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Helpful Grants for Nursing School

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 45% job growth rate for the nurse practitioner industry between 2019 and 2029 — this growth rate is much faster than the national average amongst any occupational category. Due to the high demand for …

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Career Resources

Nurse Journal

NurseJournal.org produced a guide outlining steps students can take to become nurse leaders with their degrees in health education. Explore …

Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates after graduation. This interactive tool allows users to search these outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for the more detailed reports.

Helpful Tips on using the Interactive Tool:

  • There is no Enter or Submit Button  Results will appear automatically with your selections
  • Choose ‘All Years’ or ‘All Majors’- For results across years and majors or check one for more granular results.
    • Default results will show the most recent Class Year.
    • Uncheck selected major(s) to reset your search.
    • To ensure student confidentiality, results are only reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this public tool.
    • The tool will return results with at least five responses. If you require additional information contact the Office of Career Strategy

Most Recent Class Overview

Knowledge Rate Success Rate Mean Starting Salary Top Five Industries
91.6% of those graduating between July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 91.7% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $71,030 among graduates employed in the United States. Financial Services, Education, Consulting, Technology and Healthcare

 

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First Destination

First Destination refers to the postgraduate plans of Yale College graduates six months after graduation. The pursuits of Yale graduates include employment, graduate school, independent research, military service, and more.

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