A Fulfilling Career in a Dynamic Industry
Streamlining research and manufacturing of lifesaving treatments. Building new means of engagement to help patients follow effective regimens. Developing new ventures to ensure that revolutionary ideas have a chance to improve the odds for patients all over the world. Confronting health challenges through education, insight, and leadership.
UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a unique degree of preparation and industry engagement for MBA students pursuing careers in this key industry, which represents 20% of US GDP.
Healthcare Club Engagement and Touch Points
Learning & Development
Healthcare Club learning events draw expertise from members, faculty, and corporate partners to offer industry overviews, cases, and insight into the future of medicine.
The Club also offers preparation workshops for networking and interviews, as well as mentorship from second-year students.
Shadow Days & Career Treks
Healthcare Club participants have the opportunity to spend a day shadowing a recent MBA graduate in several target companies. Recent placements have included Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Healthcare Club also joins with Marketing Club and General Management Club to host an annual trek to visit healthcare companies in the New Jersey area. In 2017-2018, we are excited to add a West Coast trek, and are also plan to launch a trip to Boston.
The annual UNC Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Conference brings students and thought leaders together around issues of consequence in global delivery and development of healthcare.
The conference has historically been attended by 350-400 people, and we look forward to an incredible event around Improving Access on November 17, 2017.
Consulting projects for healthcare startups, in one of the world’s leading centers for entrepreneurship and innovation. Operational support and advisement for community health clinics and other non-profits. Regular events around different challenges facing the healthcare industry (including patients and policymakers), hosted by the Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise. Opportunities to enroll in four of the best health science schools in the country. MBA students at UNC Kenan-Flagler have unparalleled access to knowledge and experience in this vital field.