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ECU hosts 2020 Virtual Health and Wellness Career Fair

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) East Carolina University Career Services will host a virtual Health and Wellness Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 17 through the Handshake job database.

The event is open to all ECU students and alumni.

More than 25 companies and organizations from across the country are scheduled to attend the event to recruit students for health and wellness opportunities.

These organizations bring recruiters that are prepared to discuss internships, co-op and full-time employment opportunities with students.

Employers will have a group and one-on-one sessions available for students to sign up and connect throughout the six-hour event.

During these sessions, recruiters will provide information on their organization’s career opportunities as well as to conduct interviews with prospective candidates following the event.

“The outbreak of COVID-19 and emphasis on health care professions has only highlighted the needs and increase for more positions within these fields,” said

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Which dental specialists should you see?

We all know that maintaining good dental health is important — it affects our teeth and jaw, our ability to chew, and our smiles. But it also affects our overall health! Therefore, regular visits with dental professionals are important for maintaining physical health throughout our bodies. But which dental specialist do you see when a dental issue arises? It can be confusing. To take some of the guess work out of it, we’ll describe who does what in the field of dentistry:

General Dentist

A general dentist is a dental professional who is often a patient’s primary dental provider trained to diagnose and treat general dental health issues. From preventative care, to cleanings and exams, to restorative care such as filling cavities and placing crowns, a general dentist is trained in main areas of dental care. Most general dentists first obtain an undergraduate degree, then complete a four-year dental school

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