Health Science and Research Career Counselor | Illinois Wesleyan University Job at Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Bloomington, IL

Job Description

Responsibilities :

  • Health Science and Research Career Counseling; in collaboration with faculty, p rovide individual and group career counseling to all students pursuing healthcare, nursing, and research careers; in collaboration with academic advisors, assist students with course planning to ensure compliance with various professional school admission requirements; stay up to date on trends and testing/admission requirements relevant to healthcare professional programs; guide students through all steps of the professional school application process; meet with prospective students interested in majors related to careers in health, science, and research
  • Coordinate Experiential Learning; cultivate internships, externships, research, volunteer, and shadowing opportunities by working with IWU alumni, faculty, development team, and local, regional, and national organizations; collaborate with Hart Career Center internship coordinator to assist students who wish to apply for credit-bearing internships
  • Programming & Workshop; provide educational programming, workshops, and specialized networking events for students interested in careers in healthcare and/or research; support student recruitment by assisting with the planning and implementation of career fairs including taking a lead role for the annual nursing fair
  • Committee participation and Data Analysis; collaborate with faculty to serve on the Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Advising Committees by assisting students with the creation and evaluation of professional school application packets, mock interviews; Gather and analyze data regarding healthcare professional program student applications, acceptances, rejections


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Three years related experience; preference for prior career counseling and knowledge of healthcare and research career paths
  • Occasional overnight travel (1-3 trips per year)

Application Information :

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Please download the application at .

Review of complete applicant materials will begin immediately; position is  open until filled.

Email:  [email protected]

Illinois Wesleyan University Human Resources, Holmes 2091312 N. Park Street Bloomington, IL  61701 Fax:  309-556-1710

The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation. 

$20.51-$22/hr, based on experience (11 months/year)

An overview of IWU benefits can be found here . Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer.  Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at  .  Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at .

About Illinois Wesleyan University

At Illinois Wesleyan we're dedicated to helping our students find and pursue their passions, because when they study what they love they are more successful in school and in life.

Connections working at Illinois Wesleyan University

Job Tags

Internship, Local area, Immediate start, Visa sponsorship, Work visa, H1b, Night shift,

Similar Jobs

Dream Exchange

Legal Assistant Job at Dream Exchange

 ...skills with interest in fashioning credible legal reports. Top candidates will display...  ...accuracy and attention to detail, with excellent time management, organizational and listening...  ...candidate may be able to start part-time with the opportunity to transition to... 

Advatix, Inc.

Recruiter Job at Advatix, Inc.

 ...Recruiter Role Description The (Contract) Recruiter reports directly to the Senior Director of Organizational Design and Talent Development and will be self-directed to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, employ traditional and creative... 

Snelling Staffing Services

Carpenter Helper Job at Snelling Staffing Services

We are seeking a skilled Carpenter specializing in framing and flooring to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in both framing and flooring techniques, possessing a keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering exceptional results.... 

Dexter Axle

Yard Driver Job at Dexter Axle

 ...serving the commercial trailer, RV, heavy-duty, marine, agriculture, and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Yard Driver at our distribution facility in Springfied, MO. This position requires a Class A CDL . Dexter has been a leading... 

Munson Healthcare

Patient Transporter Job at Munson Healthcare

 ...weeklyincluding every Sunday) Description If you're considering a rewarding role that truly helps people in need, a patient transporter position could be the perfect place to begin your journey. Our patient transporters play an important role in patients'...