Career Cluster Newsletters

What is a career cluster? 

A career cluster is a group of industries that are related by skills, products or services. We use career clusters to share relevant jobs and internships that are posted in Handshake. Since employers self-select their respective industries in Handshake, be open-minded about the various opportunities you come across. 

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The Health Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Healthcare & Services (Healthcare, Social Assistance)
  • Pharma & Medical Devices (Biotech & Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals)
  • Sports & Leisure

Creative (Arts, Entertainment & Advertising)

The Creative Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation (Performing/Fine Arts, Movies/TV/Music, Fashion)
  • Media & Marketing (Advertising/PR/Marketing, Design, Journalism/Media/Publishing)
  • Architecture & Interior Design

Environment & Sustainability

The Environment & Sustainability Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Energy (Oil & Gas, Utilities, Renewable Energy)
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources (Animal/Wildlife, Forestry, Natural Resources, Environmental Services)

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

The STEM Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Technology (Computer Networking and Hardware, Software, Telecommunications)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Manufacturing (Aerospace, Automotive)
  • Scientific / Technical Consulting

Law, Public Policy & Government

The Law, Public Policy & Government Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Defense
  • Government - Local, State & Federal
  • International Affairs
  • Legal & Law Enforcement
  • Politics

Non-Profit, Education & Advocacy

The Non-Profit, Education & Advocacy Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Education (Higher Ed, K-12)
  • International Affairs & Politics
  • Social Assistance
  • Non-Profit (NGO, Religious Work)

Business (Consulting, Banking, Marketing & Finance)

The Business Career Cluster includes the following industries:

  • Accounting
  • Investment / Portfolio Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Commercial Banking & Credit
  • Management Consulting
  • Advertising, PR & Marketing