College of Health Sciences Career Services

Career Services

At the College of Health Sciences, we are here for your entire journey. We help prepare you for life after college by offering career development services and by posting relevant job opportunities once you're ready to make your move. Our services are available for our current undergraduates, graduate students and alumni.

Zoom Drop-In

Career Specialists are available via Zoom to help you with resumes and more.  Breakout Rooms will be used for 1-on-1 conversations with a specialist.

  • Wed., August 18, NOON-2 p.m.

Zoom Meeting ID: 578 187 9835  Passcode: TIGERS



Career Development

Our career specialist for health and wellness studies, Fonda Fracchia, is here to help you become "Tiger Talent Ready." Her goal is to empower students to succeed in the next steps of your career. She is a University of Memphis alumna with corporate experience in health promotion and health coaching. She supports students within the College of Health Sciences and the Loewenberg College of Nursing.

Career Development Services for Students

  • Resume reviews
  • Mock interviews
  • Professional etiquette and attire
  • Job search strategies
  • LinkedIn profiles
  • Professional branding

Fonda Fracchia

901.678.5160 | ffacchia@memphis.edu

College of Health Sciences students can schedule an appointment for Mondays and Wednesdays via Handshake.

Schedule an Appointment >



How to answer "Tell Me About Yourself"?

Handshake How-To's

1. Login to your Handshake account

2. Sign the Handshake User Agreement

3. Choose Career Center tab at the top of the page

4. Choose Appointments tab near the middle of the page

5. Choose Schedule Appointment tab

6. Choose the Health and Wellness appointment que and the Type of Appointment you are requesting
(example: John Smith is requesting a 'Class Assignment Mock Interview Appointment' on Monday & Wednesdays.)

1. Login to your Handshake account

2. Agree to the new Handshake User Agreement by checking the box

3. Click on the circle with your your initials at top right of page

4. Click on Documents (second tab down on right side of page)

5. Click on Upload Documents and upload your resume



Find more career resources on the main UofM Career Services page.


Now Hiring

Do you have a PAID job opportunity that is relevant for our current students or alumni? We'd love to post it on our page!



Campus Recreation

Current students - The UofM Campus Recreation Center is looking for front desk staff, fiitness attendants, lifeguards and certified fitness instructors. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six hours for summer or fall. Come work at the new R. Brad Martin Student Wellness Center!

Posted: June 17


Memphis PT Kinetix
Memphis PT Kinetix is currently seeking a front desk receptionist at their Cross Creek location in Olive Branch, Miss. The employee would be responsible for checking insurance, scheduling patients, collecting copays, helping with patient relations, as well as assisting patients with exercises and helping with patient care. This is a great job opportunity for someone interested in attending Physical Therapy (PT) school to help them become acquainted with a PT clinical setting. 
Posted: July 14
More info:
Nicole Mukoda, PT, DPT, ATC
302.757.4031 | nicole.mukoda@usphclinic.com

Southern Hand Center

Southern Hand Center is looking for part-time and full-time occupational therapy technicians. Qualifications include ability to multitask, self-motivated and detail oriented, and ability to promote services with a friendly and positive attitude. Job duties include cleaning and maintenance of clinic (devices, equipment, tools, tables, etc.), preparing and setting up a work area or equipment, issuing any supplies to patient as decided by the treating therapist, taking care of patient’s personal needs during treatments, replenishing the towels, refilling and restocking supplies and assisting treating therapist.

Posted: July 13

More info:
Tori Hudgings
901.761.4263 | thudgings@southernhand.com


OrthoSouth Briarcrest is currently seeking part-time physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) technicians. Technicians are responsible for assisting physical therapists and occupational therapists with clinical and non-clinical tasks to make the patient’s experience and therapists schedule flow smoothly. PT/OT techs may bring guide patients through the clinic, help patients move, keep treatment areas organized and clean, assist patients with light exercises, keep charts filed and organized, and record progress for therapists.

Posted: July 7

More info:
Emily Colon
901.261.2506 | ecolon@orthosouth.org

Youth Villages

Memphis Youth Villages is looking for Behavioral Youth Counselors, also known as Teacher Counselors. This position teaches the children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care. You will also conduct daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes and precautionary notes and help improve children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.

  • The TC (Teacher Counselor) schedule runs either Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat
  • Three weekdays: (M-W or W-F) 2:00pm-10:30pm
  • One weekend day: 6:30am-10:30pm 

Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.
Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation and must have valid driver license.

Average annual salary ranges from $46-54,000/yr. Pay is based on schedule and hours worked.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required, experience working with at-risk youth a major plus, ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

Posted: June 21

More info:
Casey Falk
901.251.4930 | caseyfalk@youthvillages.org

Prospero Health

Prospero Health has opportunities available for new graduates and students who may be graduating soon. These roles would be a great fit for students who have majored in healthcare administration, pre-med, social work, psychology, and have sales and call center experience.

More info:
Ashley Talford


Peer Power

Peer Power Foundation is a non-profit organization that recruits and trains high-performing college students to tutor and mentor in high school classrooms fostering active learning, the value of education and a personal accountability for their futures. In December of 2018, the University of Memphis and Peer Power opened the Peer Power Institute, located in E.C. Ball Hall, Room 212. The establishment of the Institute enables Peer Power to better connect our Success Coaches to the full range of opportunities the University of Memphis has to offer.

Perks of working for Peer Power:

  • Consistent scheduling planned around course schedule
  • Great pay starting at $12/hr (depending on experience)
  • Competitive incentives
  • College credit opportunities
  • Paid training
  • Year-round employment

For more info:
Chris Xa, Director of Research | chris.xa@peerpowerfoundation.org
Dr. Marygrace Hemme, Director of Academics and Training | marygrace.hemme@peerpowerfoundation.org
Gabi Ford, Director of Human Resources | gabi.ford@peerpowerfoundation.org

Apply Now >

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a nonprofit that teaches 3rd-8th grade girls valuable life skills and helps build up their confidence, all while incorporating physical activity as a way to show the important mind/body connection. They are currently looking for volunteer coaches for the Spring season lasting about eight weeks. You do not have to be a runner yourself, the only requirement is that you be enthusiastic and committed to the healthy development of young girls. Groups meet twice a week for 60–90 minutes. Coaches receive training and are provided detailed lesson plans, materials and the guidance needed to implement GOTR.  

For more info:
Joanna Lipman
901.848.0054 | joanna.lipman@gotrmemphis.org