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Careers in Health Week

Explore a week of career forums and networking opportunities designed to help you learn more about the diverse array of opportunities in the health sector.

If you haven't attended events organised by UCL Careers before, we strongly recommend you read through our Themed Weeks page for information on what to expect, how to prepare and how to book.

Watch event recordings on our Themed Week archive. These include complete panel discussions and in-depth interviews with experts.

Events can be extremely popular, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Please note that photographs, video, sound and/or written submissions taken at our themed week events may be used in future printed and electronic UCL promotional material. Photographs/video will be stored electronically as well as in hard copy. 


Careers in Health Week 2020

Our careers in health week will introduce you to people in diverse health sector roles, from those that involve direct patient contact to others improving the health of populations, and the application of science and technology to health outcomes.

Monday 10th February

Health – the Bigger Picture 6 - 7:30pm

Would you like to learn more about the range of roles in health beyond health services and clinicians?

Come to our panel event where you can learn about these roles directly from the people doing them.

We have panellists from the Greater London Authority, RAFT, and The Health Policy Partnership who will talk about how they went from being a student to their current role and give you top tips along the way.

Bring your questions for the Q&A!

See event details and sign up to attend on myUCLCareers


Tuesday 11th February

Health Careers Discovery Evening 6:30 - 8:30pm

Please join us at this Networking Evening where you can connect with health professionals. Our participants will share their experiences and insights and provide a reality check into different career options in this sector.  Confirmed health professionals come from: Aquarius Population Health, Blue Latitude Health, British Heart Foundation, Costello Medical, Galliard Healthcare, Health Sciences Academy, Integrated Medhealth Communication consultancy (IMC), Moorfields Eye Charity, medical charity RAFT (Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust) and more!

See event details and sign up to attend on myUCLCareers


Thursday 13th February

Patient Contact Roles Panel 1 - 2:30pm

If you enjoy working with people and want to make a real impact of people’s lives, then come and hear from and network with health professionals and those training to work directly with patients and clients in a health focused role. The panellists will include a Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Nutritionist, Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist, 4th Year Medical Student at UCL, and a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner.

See event details and sign up to attend on myUCLCareers

Data and Diagnostics Panel 5:30 - 7:30pm

Challenges to health and health systems are changing rapidly on a global scale and the ways in which health data and diagnostics are used to discover ways to prevent, treat and cure diseases is more important than ever. If you are interested in how data analytics and diagnostics are being used in the Health Sector then book onto this panel event where you will hear from professionals who are actively engaging in using data to improve our lives.

See event details and sign up to attend on myUCLCareers


All Health Week events are open to UCL students and recent graduates with an interest in the sector, regardless of your degree subject.

Did you want to explore things a bit further before the panels? Take a look at our online careers library for useful sector guides, job profiles and key job sites: https://ucl-careers-resources.targetconnect.net/search?query=health