The goal of the Medical, Global Health, and STEM Career Community is to connect students who have an interest in these fields with opportunities that will allow them to explore their interests and chart their own pathway to a career of their choice.
The analytic skills and interdisciplinary understanding you’ve developed at Oberlin combined with the Obie passion for making a positive impact position you well to pursue medical, global health, and STEM careers.
Samantha Rohner serves as Assistant Director for Career Readiness and advisor to the Medical, Global Health and STEM Career Community. She is also liaison to the integrative concentrations in Data Science and Global Health and oversees CED’s Senior Launch Program.
Schedule an appointment with Samantha (Career Exploration and Development - Medical, Global Health and STEM Career Advising).
The following pages include information regarding local experiences and summer programs that may be of interest to students in the Medical, Global Health, and STEM Career Community.
As an Oberlin graduate pursuing a career in the medical, global health, or STEM field, you will have many post-graduate opportunities. See below for links to fellowships, gap year programs, and more resources.
- Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is a global network that works to advance gender equality and advance women in STEM. Their website includes a career center and a resource page with articles, blogs, webinars, and newsletters.
- Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a non-profit committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse mathematical community. They have a great resources page for undergraduate students with lists of REUs, summer programs, internships, and funding opportunities.
- Black Tech Pipeline is a newsletter, job board, and recruitment platform for Black technologists and professionals.
- /dev/color is a global career accelerator designed to advance Black software engineers, technologists, and executives. They also have a job board with many opportunities.
- Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) is the foremost Latino organization for the development of STEM leaders. MAES cultivates and honors excellence of Latino engineers and scientists.
- National Association of Mathematicians (NAM) is a non-profit professional organization in the mathematical sciences. They promote mathematical development of all underrepresented minorities.
- National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a community of black professionals committed to the excellence of its members in engineering and technology fields.
- Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) encourages students to lead in a way that remains true to their culture and identity to achieve diversity in STEM. They also host the National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Conference each year, the largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country.
- Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) helps Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential.
- Scientista was started by two sisters who were biology majors at Harvard. They wanted to address the lack of resources for college women in science and engineering. This is a great site with resources for campus women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM).
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is the largest professional association dedicated to supporting Hispanic leadership in STEM fields.
Connect with alumni through OberLink, Oberlin's student-alumni networking platform. Join the Career Community for Medical, Global Health, and STEM to engage with members from all over the world in various health- and STEM-related fields.
The following list provides a variety of rescources related to medical, global health, and STEM, including professional organizations and job boards.
- Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
- Applying to Medical School with AMCAS
- How to Build a Strong Medical Resume
- Medical Jobs — Explore Healthcare Careers
- What is Public Health?
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
- How to Find a Psychology Internship — Psychology.org
- PREDOC - Pathways to Research and Doctoral Careers
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute Careers
- JAMA Career Center — The Journal of American Medical Association Career Center
- Health eCareers: Healthcare Jobs & Medical Jobs
- MomMD — Connecting Women in Medicine
- Health Jobs Nationwide
- Hospital Careers
- Health Career Center
- All50Medical.com — Allied Health Jobs
- Biotech Jobs
- Biohealthmatics — Career Portal for Biotechnology and Healthcare IT
- Travel Nursing Jobs
- iHireDental: Dental Jobs — Hiring for Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Assistants
- DentalPost — Dental Jobs, Careers and Employment
- APTA's Career Center: Physical Therapy Jobs — American Physical Therapy Association
- NurseJungle Physical Therapy Jobs
- PTJobs.com — Physical Therapist Job Openings
- NutritionJobs — Dietitian Jobs
- Psychology Jobs
- Careers in Psychology
- USAJOBS — The Federal Government's Official Employment Site
- Health Education Jobs
- Academic Careers — College and University Jobs
- HigherEdJobs — Jobs in Higher Education
- Public Health Jobs
- Relief Web Jobs — Humanitarian Job Portal
- Jobs in Global Health & Poverty
- Global Health Jobs
- Addiction Counselor Jobs
- Abt Associates - Research-based Health Solutions Jobs
- Kaiser Family Foundation
- NORC at the University of Chicago - Research Jobs
- Biospace - Life Sciences Industry Job Postings
- The Commonwealth Fund - Health Policy Jobs
- Gap Year in Dermatology
- Northwell Health - Health Careers
Some of the many possible opportunities within this sector are:
- Physician Assistant
- Clinical psychologist
- Licensed counselor
- Health educator
- Community health worker
- Occupational health and safety specialist
- Public health nurse
- Public health analyst
- Emergency management specialist
- Health researcher
- Medical social worker
- Field consultant
- Program evaluator
- Refugee health organizations
- International, governmental or non-governmental health organizations
- Organization development specialist
- Disaster relief specialist
- Policy analyst
- Aid worker
- Pharmaceutical sales and marketing
- Research design, administration, and grants management
Medical, Global Health and STEM Jobs & Internships
Below is a sampling of jobs and internships currently posted for Obies. Log in to Handshake to explore all of the available opportunities.
Below are some of the resources we recommend for funding medicine-related scientific projects and finding new opportunities, including technical laboratory positions.