Make a difference
Medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, and pharmacy
Start a rewarding career in healthcare
Want to give back and help others? Interested in testing yourself and building diverse skills?
Then consider a career in healthcare. Whether you choose to become a nurse, doctor, or other health practitioner, you’ll spend your days helping people in need, working with your hands and thinking on your feet.
You could become a leading specialist and find cures for serious illnesses, help heal injuries as a physiotherapist, become a mental health professional and help people who need support, and your career would allow you to travel and provide aid in locations across the globe.
Care for patients and promote good health
Prepare and deliver treatments for patients
Research new cures, and protect the population
With an ageing ‘baby boomer’ population and a growing younger generation, demand for healthcare workers is strong across the board.
As we deal with COVID, doctors, nurses and medical professionals are more in-demand than ever before. You could find yourself working on new vaccines, managing illness in the community, or promoting healthy habits.
Jobs in this industry
Skills and Attributes
Caring for the health of others takes compassion, patience, and a good dose of common sense. People who thrive in this profession enjoy the challenges that come with working with a variety of people from all walks of life and in all kinds of situations, and if this doesn’t sound like you then you might want to consider another career.
In fact, some universities are now testing potential students’ emotional intelligence, as well as their academic performance.