Philadelphia University

Incorporating Career Development in College Introductory Biology Promotes Clinical Experience in the Health Professions

Early career development results in greater far transfer of learning. A five component careers module was implement in freshman biology resulting in students completing and using a resume to successfully apply for and obtain clinical experience in the health professions.

Research tracking the successful increase in career experiences, interviews and internships from integrating formative career pathway exercises into a freshman biology course will be summarized.

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