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Health Science

Would you like to get paid for taking care of others?

Health science workers promote health and wellness. They diagnose and treat injuries and disease. As a physician, dentist, or nurse, you could work directly with patients. You could also work in a laboratory to get information used in research or provide administrative support by keeping medical records.

Health science jobs are found at a variety of different sites. For example, you could work in a hospital, office, clinic, or nursing home. Or you could work on a cruise ship, at a sports arena, or within a patient's home.

There are many hobbies and activities you could explore to learn more about health science. Try one or more of these activities:

  • Health Club
  • Science Club
  • Skills USA
  • Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Medical Explorers
  • Wellness Club
  • Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)
  • Attend community health fairs.
  • Become involved with your community wellness center.
  • Attend a health science camp.
  • Volunteer at a hospital or nursing home.
  • Work as a student manager on a sports team.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education and MnCareers