Health Career Information

Interested in a health care career? Learn about job descriptions and outlook, earnings, education requirements, and resources for additional information.



General Health Career Information:

MEDLINEplus: Health Occupations
Links to information about dozens of health related careers.
Source: National Library of Medicine

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 edition from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Online version of the print Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 Edition. Keyword searchable. Describes the nature of the work, working conditions, employment, training and qualifications, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information. Includes a section on the Health Services industry.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

LO'IHI -Labor and Occupational Information Hawaii
Hawai'i labor market and related information including wages, occupational and career information, job searches, and more.
Source: Research and Statistics Office, Hawaii Department of Labor & Industrial Relations

Choosing a Career
Information on dozens of careers from the text of the Health Professions Career and Education Directory (HPCED) [call number Ref W 22 AA1 A436], published annually by the American Medical Association.
Source: American Medical Association

HealthProfessions.com
Medical careers, their roles and responsibilities, salaries, educational requirements, and associations.

Health and Science Careers...Interesting, Fun, and Rewarding
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Jobs for Kids Who Like Science
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Licensed Occupations
Source: America's Career InfoNet

Women in Science Careers Page
Videos and profiles of women in medicine including surgery, pathology, and a variety of research areas.
Source: National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education

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