Monday, April 4, 2011

Discovering Health Care Careers Program (June 27-August 4 - Application Due April 13)

Interested in medicine?  We have the perfect summer program for YOU!!!
Spend six weeks this summer at Children’s Memorial Hospital Chicago meeting and learning from
nurses, doctors, medical imaging specialists, pathologists, physical therapists & more. 

Program Includes: •a full day at the hospital from 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
•morning sessions with a mix of live presentations
and videos which will introduce participants to
most areas of the hospital
•lunch will be provided in the hospital’s cafeteria
•afternoons shadowing a Healthcare professional in
various departments during the six weeks
•visits to area colleges with nursing programs
•a stipend of $1,000 for full participation

Program Commitment/applicant must:
•submit two letters of recommendation
•submit a two-page essay
•submit an official copy of high school transcripts with grades
•submit latest vaccination records
• participate in an interview with Maria Rivera, Program Coordinator, Children’s Memorial Hospital
Program Requirements/applicant must:
•have a minimum grade point average of 2.75/4.0 scale
•be at least 17 years of age by June 24, 2011
•have a Social Security number
•be Latino and bilingual in Spanish & English
•participate in the entire six-week program
•take a physical, including a drug test, if accepted

The entire application must be submitted by Wednesday, April 13th and interviews will take place that week or earlier.

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