“I previously had dreams to be an author, but found myself called by the combination of logic, mystery, and truth in science.”

Learn About Careers in Public Health

Marisa Crowley
Marisa Crowley ’05

Public health is a wide ranging, interdisciplinary pathway with the goals of protecting and improving the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations at local and global levels.

Careers in K-12 Education

Hayley Meredith McIlvaine

There is a wide range of career opportunities in K-12 education. This resource covers various roles that one can play in a school, as well as a diversity of school types and structures.

“Medicine is about studying how life works, but the practice of medicine is also learning about life through other people. I have appreciated the opportunity to experience both this summer.”

Fulbright Program (rising seniors & graduates)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Supports a year (or occasionally more) of study or research abroad in any discipline, or year-long English teaching assistantships (ETAs) abroad in programs designed by the host countries. Eligible are graduating seniors and graduates who are US citizens. Campus application deadline for Wellesley students and graduates typically in August.

Resources for Underrepresented Students and Alumnae Applying to Health Profession Schools

Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

A crucial topic in healthcare today is how to eliminate inequities in the quality and availability of medical care for ethnic, racial, social, and economic minorities. There is an urgent need to increase both the diversity and cultural competence of our health care workforce.

“She said, ‘If you could do anything in the world, what would you be?’ I immediately said, ‘A nurse, but it’s too late.’ She said, ‘No it’s not.”

Mar 14, 2024

Global Health Corps US Fellowship - direct application deadline

Applicants must between the ages of 21-30 by June 15th, 2024, live in the U.S. full-time, be authorized to work in the U.S. Work full-time in a U.S.-focused public health role in a non-clinical setting and have worked in your current role for at least 6 months at the time of application.

International Student, Service, Fellowship, Postgraduate

Our reimagined Global Health Corps U.S. Fellowship provides professional development and network support to early-career, U.S.-based public health professionals aged 21-30. The fully-funded 12-month program catalyzes fellows' personal and professional growth through monthly leadership trainings, networking opportunities with national public health leaders, in-person convenings, and more!

February 1st, 2024: Fellowship Apps Open! 
February 22, 2024: Priority Application Closes – For best...