Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.


Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

 

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Echocardiography

Medical Technology

General

Vascular Technology
Invasive Cardiology

Useful University of South Carolina Resources


 

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

*American Society of Echocardiography
http://www.asecho.org/
ASE is a professional organization for heart and circulation ultrasound specialists.  This site has lots of information about echocardiography.  It also has a job bank, but you must be a member of ASE to access it.  A student membership is $55 annually.

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
http://www.ardms.org/default.asp?ContentID=1&menubar=1

This is the official site for ARDMS the accrediting body for professionals in the sonography field (including echocardiography).  There is also career information.  Look for the link on the right that says "Jobs in Sonography."

*Ultrasound Jobs
http://www.ultrasoundjobs.com/

This site allows you to post your resume and search for jobs in echocardiography and other areas of sonography.  You can also view a helpful list of employers.

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GENERAL


 

Cardiovascular Technician Career, Job, and Employment Information
http://www.careeroverview.com/cardiovascular-technician-careers.html
This site gives good general information about a career in cardiovascular technology.  It includes detailed descriptions of common tasks associated with cardiovascular technology.  It also has estimated projected salary information.

Explore Health Careers

http://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career.30.aspx

This website houses general information about salary, work environment, and training.  It also has a list of resources that provide further information.

 

*Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals
http://www.acp-online.org/
ACVP is an organization for cardiovascular technology professionals.  This site provides information on changes ad developments in the field of cardiovascular technology.  It also has a very good job bank.

Medical Career Training
http://www.medical-career-training.com/cardiovascular_technician.htm
General information about the field of cardiovascular technology including information about salary and work environment.

Getting Started in the Field of Cardiovascular Technology
http://www.articlealley.com/article_225282_36.html
An article that was written recently with helpful information about starting a career in cardiovascular technology.

* Cardio Working
http://www.cardioworking.com/
A large database of jobs in all areas of the cardiology field.  This site is an excellent resource.

 

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INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY

 

The Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals

http://www.sicp.com/

The Society's purpose is to promote and develop the field of invasive cardiology.  Membership is free to all cardiovascular technology students.

 

* Invasive Cardiology Link

http://www.cathlab.com/classifieds/index.html

This site includes job postings for cardiovascular technology and other related fields in addition to links to companies and organizations.

 

Diagnostic and Invasive Cardiology

http://www.dicardiology.net/

Click "career center." Must register to view information.

 

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

 

*MedicalTechnologist.net

http://www.medicaltechnologist.net/

This search community connects you with the information and professional contacts needed for a career as a Medical Technologist . Stay on top of your industry by accessing books, magazines, articles or even continuing your education. Find a new job, post and search resumes, and access a wealth of career resources.

 

NAACLS Accredited and Approved Program Search

http://www.naacls.org/search/programs.asp

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science is committed to being the premier international agency for accreditation and approval of education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related health care professions. From this site you can search approved Medical Technology Programs.
 

University of South Carolina - Websites for BS in Biology
http://www.biol.sc.edu/undergrad/pdf/MedTechCurriculumChecklist(3-09).pdf

One of the professional applications for a degree in Cardio Vascular Technology is training in a
hospital based Clinical Laboratory Science Program. This link suggest a curriculum.

 

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VASCULAR TECHNOLOGY

 

Society for Vascular Ultrasound
http://www.s
vunet.org

SVU is dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease, through education programs, publications, and certification.  Student membership is $60 annually and allows you to be listed in an online directory for potential employers to see.

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USEFUL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA RESOURCES

*JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

University of South Carolina - Department of Cardiovascular Technology
http://www.cas.sc.edu/cdvt/index.html
The Department of Cardiovascular Technology  at the University of South Carolina.  Click on "curriculum" to find a detailed list of the courses you will be taking.

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