Landing a Job in Informatics - Hands-On Exercise

Description

This resource contains a hands-on exercise to assist students in better understanding the steps needed to be competitive in applying for a job in an informatics-related discipline (e.g., bioinformatics, health information systems/technology, etc.). Upon completion of this exercise, students will be able to: (1) articulate the steps to take to secure a job in the competitive informatics job market, (2) describe industry-recognized certifications that may be needed, and (3) state methods to use for face-to-face and online social networking.

Author/Creator (Digital Rights Manager)

Melanie Sutton [Sutton_Melanie]

Author/Creator (Digital Rights Manager) Details

msutton@uwf.edu

Keywords

informatics, bioinformatics, health information technology, biohealthmatics, career planning, job seeking, professional networking, online social networking

Language

en-US

Requirement Type

Software

Requirement Name

Microsoft Word; PDF Reader; any web browser (Mozilla, IE, etc.);

Interactivity type

Active

Learning resource type

Exercise

Educational context

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult/Continuing Education, Community College, Higher Education, Training, Vocational Education

Typical learning time

60:00:00

Has costs

No

Educational description

Use as a 1-hour introduction to job hunting steps for starting a career in the competitive field of informatics.

ERIC Thesaurus Terms

Information Technology, Computer Science, Health, Information/Communications Systems, Emerging Occupations, Allied Health Occupations, Information Science, Data Processing Occupations, Health Occupations

FL Statewide Course Numbers (Higher Ed)

HSA3191 - HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS I, CGS4144 - INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS, NUR3164 - NURSING RESEARCH/INFORMATICS SURVEY, HIM2210 - HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS, CAP5510 - BIOINFORMATICS, HIM6118 - HEALTH CARE INFORMATICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, HSC1005 - OVERVIEW FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, HIM1210 - HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS, HIM6117 - HEALTH CARE …

GEM Subjects Terms (K-12)

Tech prep, Allied health occupations, Careers, Technical

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