Health care is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. There's big demand for some professions, like nursing. Qualified people usually find jobs easily. Other fields, like music therapy, are fairly new on the scene. There might be all kinds of new, nontraditional medical jobs like that in the future.
These videos highlight some health and medical careers. Click on a job to find out what skills and degrees you need, and to get an idea of what a typical workday is like.
If you're interested in a career in health or medicine, talk to your school counselor. Some hospitals have volunteer programs that let high school students get a firsthand idea of what a particular job is all about. Your counselor can help you learn more about health care jobs.
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