Careers | NYU Tandon School of Engineering


Learn about various career opportunities as a Tandon Pre-health student.

Each career path is associated with a unique set of responsibilities and rewards. The more you learn about your options, the more confident you can be in finding the right match.

Undergraduate students in medical scrubs


A dentist specializes in the treatment of problems related to the mouth. The current specialties in the dental field include: dental public health, endodontics, oral pathology, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatrics, periodontics, and prosthodontics. 

Learn more about the Dental Field


There are different paths you can take if you are interested in opportunities in the medical field. Tandon Prehealth has experience sending students to both osteopathic (DO) programs and allopathic (MD) programs.

Learn more about Medical Fields


Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as prescribing the correction of refractive error with glasses or contact lenses and the treatment of eye diseases.

Learn more about Optometry.

Other Health Areas

The Tandon Prehealth Committee is most experienced in the aforementioned areas. That said, we are happy to provide support in the following areas as well. While we do not have records of alumni in these areas nor do we have extended experience with these applications, do not hesitate to reach out to us with questions and we will be happy to look into the answers for you.

Public Health

The field of public health revolves around work in government health departments, private companies, and even Medical centers. This field primarily focuses on community health issues, laws regarding health issues, educating communities about health issues, and enforcing health regulations. 

Learn more about the Public Health Field


Veterinarians primarily provide health care for household pets, lab animals, livestock, and zoo animals. They also  study diseases carried by animals that may affect people; and conduct clinical and laboratory research.

Learn more about the Veterinary Field

Allied Health

This field provides many different focuses and opportunities. From pharmacist and physical therapist to social worker — all fall under the field of allied health. 

Learn more about Allied Health

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