Career Cluster: Health Science
Find out about the careers available in the health sciences career cluster. Includes information about education needed, working conditions, salaries, and more. There is a video about the kind of work health care workers do. Includes links to eThemes on career exploration and career interest assessments.
Health Science Career Cluster
Here is a short overview of this career cluster and what kinds of jobs are available. Includes a link to print and Internet resources.
North Carolina Health Careers
Enter the website and explore the links to find out how to enter the health services field and what kind of job opportunities are available. Also includes a video clip about the health services industry.
CareerZone: Health Services
This extensive database includes information about 84 health related occupations. Includes information about what kind of schooling is needed, what skills are needed, expected salary (in New York), and more.
U.S. Department of Labor: Health Care
This United States Department of Labor Web site includes information about health service careers available in the United States. Includes information about how many jobs are available and links to sites on specific career choices.
What is this Job Like: Nurse
Find out what it takes to become a nurse, how much money you can make as a nurse, and what kind of schooling you would need.
What is this Job Like: Doctor
Find out how to become a doctor, how many doctor jobs there are in the United States, and what careers are related.
What is this Job Like: Pharmacist
Read about what pharmacists do, how much they are paid, and find out about some related careers.
What is this Job Like: Social Worker
Find out the basics of what being a social worker is like.
What is this Job Like: Veterinarian
Find out what veterinarians do and what kind of training they need.
eThemes Resource: Careers: Exploration
This site contains information about careers. Students can explore different positions in fields such as medicine, military, architecture, and television. Learn about different jobs, the required skills, training, potential pay, and working conditions. Includes information about making a career plan. An eMINTS WebQuest on careers is linked. There are links to eThemes resources on job hunting and interest assesments.
eThemes Resource: Careers: Inventory and Interest Assessments
These sites contain online inventory and interest assessments. These assessments can help to create students' profiles, identify skills, abilities, specific interests, and help to find a right career. There are eThemes resources on career exploration and job hunting.