Career Development

Our career development team works to facilitate connections between our Master of Healthcare Administration students and industry recruiters.

Our MHA career development and employer relations manager is dedicated to helping students maximize their graduate-school investment and succeed in today’s competitive job market by providing career-focused resources and training that richly complements their classroom studies.

At the same time, our corporate development specialists work with employers searching for qualified healthcare graduates and interns, and attract new companies for information sessions and interviews at the David Eccles School of Business.

Whether you’re coming into the program with a plan in place, or you’re hoping to discover new territory that will ignite your passion, we will test your theories and expand your idea of what’s possible.

  • CareerLeader assessment
  • Local company site visits
  • Career fairs
  • MHA career workshops and guest speakers
MHA students are never alone in building a strategy for landing a great job after graduation. With the assistance of our MHA Career Manager, students will develop a custom strategy designed to get them from options to offer.

  • Develop PCP (Professional Career Plan)
  • Regular reviews with program director and staff to evaluate progress and ensure students are on track for success
Before you venture into the world to network and interview with future employers, we provide you an array of workshops and courses to help ensure you are ready to showcase your best attributes. From basics such as delivering a proper handshake or a crisp elevator pitch, to something with countless intricacies such as the etiquette of conducting an interview over lunch, we help our students understand the all-too-important intangibles of the career search.

  • Resume and cover-letter writing
  • Elevator pitch
  • Workshops and conference preparation sessions
  • Mock interviews
  • Develop a professional social media presence / LinkedIn
  • Informational interview preparation
We know that one of the biggest keys to our students finding great jobs is networking, so one of the main priorities of our team is generating opportunities to connect students with potential employers. Whether it’s a company information session or on-campus interviews, a career fair or an alumni networking event, the opportunities to network and start building relationships start on day one. We give you the skills and confidence, provide access to opportunity and then let you make the magic happen.

  • Case competitions
  • Access to job postings
  • Dedicated staff focused on building relationships with significant local and national hiring companies
  • Internship search assistance
  • Career fairs
  • Student treks (local)
  • On-campus recruiters / interviewing
  • Company information sessions
  • Alumni networking events
  • UMentor Healthcare Leadership program

For students who take advantage of career management services from day one, success isn’t a question, it’s a certainty. And believe it or not, managing multiple offers or negotiating salary can be tricky terrain even for veterans. Our staff stands beside you during this part of your journey, with expert guidance and advice on how to transition your MHA program into the career of your dreams.

  • Statistical information about standard salaries and industry offers
  • Salary and offer negotiation
  • Benefit negotiation
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