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Considering a career in Healthcare?

Check out these Resources:

Healthcare CareersYou may be surprised to learn that great jobs within every medical specialty are within your reach, no matter your level of education. There are more than 350 different career opportunities, and more than half of the 20 fastest growing careers nationally are in the healthcare industry.

What does this mean for you? There is a Career in Healthcare for Everyone! Here you will find job security, stability and satisfaction! Healthcare professionals directly and indirectly change lives, impact families, environments and entire communities every day. Allow for personal reflection in your life and think about all that drives you. Can you find a career in healthcare that will both satisfy your passions in life and your need to make a living?

Explore Healthcare Careers at www.vthealthcareers.org. Read more about careers in healthcare in the Occupational Outlook Handbook! The Nation’s premier source for career information.

Health Careers Directory

Check out the Health Careers Directory (PDF) published by Vermont AHEC.

Visit Vermont Student Assistance Corporation for college and financial aid information.

Check out classes at Community College or Vermont.

 Online Resources

Nursing School Information: http://www.nursingschool411.com/

Health Career Exploration: http://www.explorehealthcareers.org

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook

For College Students: myHealthCareerNavigator

Summer Internships for Undergraduate Students and recent graduates in Public Health and Health Care: Health Career Connection

Find out what positions are currently open in your region: jobs.healthcaresource.com

 

 

Attend a Career & Technical High School

Students participating in career/technical center programs have the opportunity to:

  • Explore new directions in health care careers
  • Earn college credit during high school – tuition free!
  • Graduate from high school with valuable skills and certification
  • Gain real world experience, for pay

If you are a student in Rutland Area, you may be able to participate in the Health Careers Academy program at the Stafford Technical Center. For more information, contact Dianna Bassett at 802-770-1044.

If you are a student in the Brattleboro Area, you may be able to participate in the Medical/Human Services program at Windham Regional Career Center. For more information, please contact Linda Quay at 802-451-3562.

If you are a student in the Springfield Area, you may be able to participate in the Health Careers program at the River Valley Technical Center. For more information, please contact Wendy Reeves at 802-885-8319.

If you are a student in the Hartford Area, you may be able to participate in the Allied Medical Services program at Hartford Area Career & Technology Center. For more information, please contact Sherry Barnard at 802-295-8630 ext 144.

If you are a student in the Bennington Area, you may be able to participate in the Medical Professions program at Southwestern Vermont Career Development Center. For more information, please contact Kathy Slade at 802-447-0220 ext 473.

If you are a student in Addison County, you may be able to attend the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center.  For more information, please contact Barbara Thompson-Snow, MPH, RN, Medical Professions.

Daring to Care

This program is offered to high school students at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. The program included 17 hours of classroom work, followed by volunteer rotations in various hospital departments. Daring to Care was started to promote interest in nursing, but now young men and women who participate are interested in a wide variety of healthcare professions. For information about the program, call 802-674-7440.