Health Care Career Connections for HS Students

2019 HEALTH Career Connections Dates will be announced soon!

HEALTH Career Connections introduces high school students to a variety of health care professions. This one-week residential program includes:

  • Exposure to health care careers (certificate to doctorate)
  • Site visits (i.e. hospital, emergency medical services, cancer center, physical/occupational therapy, behavioral health, dental and more)
  • CPR and/or Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Presentations by health care professionals.
  • Classroom work to explore how to pursue a health care career

"It was awesome! It definitely helped me realize how many jobs are available in the medical field. The tours were amazing." - 2018 Participant

"The program gave me a great outlook on the medical field and showed me things I never even thought of before." - 2018 Participant

"This opportunity could pave the career path for the participating students. I wish I had this opportunity as a high school student. It may have changed my career." - 2018 Chaperone

Health Career Connections in the News

Spring 2018 Health Career Connections Photos:

2018 Career Connections in the News

This program is hosted by the Southeast Alaska - Area Health Education Center in association with SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center.



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