Health Professions

Career Interest Cluster

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Due to COVID-19 we are working remotely. To schedule a virtual appointment email:

Heather Banks 
Heidi Selzler Bahr 
***Guide for: Health Professions Appointment

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The Health Profession Cluster contains career areas that focus on patient care. Support and advice is available to students considering a range of health professions, some include:

Additional areas of interest:

Gustavus Letter of Recommendation Online System 2020-2021 Applicant cycle

Gustavus Letter of Recommendation Online System, Current pre-health applicants (MD, DO, PA, Dental, Pharmacy, PT, OT and Veterinary) complete form to request letters. 

AAMC Letter Writing Guidelines Brochure

Additional information: References and Letters of Recommendation

Pre-Health Faculty Resource Page

Interested in receiving opportunities and more information regarding the Health Professions cluster?

Sign up through Handshake to receive emails and notifications for this cluster! 

  1. Log-in to Handshake with your Gustavus User Name and Password
  2. On the top of the page under your name click on Career Interests
  3. Scroll down to Which Gustavus Career Cluster best matches your interests? Check Health Professions

A tutorial on choosing and changing clusters on Handshake can be found here.

Explore the Health Professions

Gustavus Pre-Health Workshops

The University of Minnesota FREE Online Short Courses


To schedule an appointment with Heather or Heidi, log in to Handshake, call 507-933-7575, or stop in to the Career Development Office- 209 Johnson Student Union. 

Heather Banks, Senior Career Development Specialist - Health Professions,,  507-933-7575


Heidi Selzler-Bahr, Career Development Specialist - Health Professions,,  507-933-7575
Updated 3/24/2020 HB