Northwestern University
Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine and Healthcare
Northwestern University

Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine and Healthcare

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Dr. Melissa A. Simon
Rabih Dahdouh

Instructors: Dr. Melissa A. Simon


(138 reviews)

19 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
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There are 9 modules in this course

Careers where you can make a difference in people's lives

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3 videos7 readings1 quiz1 peer review

Healthcare professionals briefly describe what they do and introduce medical terminology

What's included

14 videos

Personal stories & career journeys of health professionals and students

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6 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review

Packaging your personal story to increase your professional opportunities

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2 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review

How to use social networks - everyone you know - to find opportunities

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1 video1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

Nuts and bolts of resume writing

What's included

1 video1 reading3 quizzes

Nuts and bolts of a cover letter

What's included

1 video1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review

Communication skills and presence to stand out in an interview

What's included

1 video1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review

Additional Career 911 topics for success in entering a health career

What's included

10 videos1 reading2 quizzes


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4.8 (38 ratings)
Dr. Melissa A. Simon
Northwestern University
1 Course27,074 learners
Rabih Dahdouh
Northwestern University
1 Course27,074 learners

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