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Health Care Exploration

Prisma Health is committed to igniting students’ interests in health careers through exploratory opportunities. As opportunities develop, please check this page for a list of current programs.

Virtual Health Careers Club

Virtual Health Careers Club gives high school students the opportunity to learn more about health careers.

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MedEx Academy

MedEx Academy is a one-of-a-kind program developed to help high school and college students explore and experience various healthcare careers.

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Shadowing at Prisma Health

Shadowing at Prisma Health offers pathways for students to experience, observe and connect to professions in healthcare.

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Prisma Health offers a range of internship opportunities throughout the year for students enrolled in undergraduate or master’s degree programs.

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Volunteering at Prisma Health

Because students are placed as needed throughout the system, volunteering is an excellent way to acquire broad exposure to health care and healthcare administration.

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Nurse Extern Program

An additional Tier IV of MedEx Academy, the Nurse Extern Program is a 10-week summer program designed to give rising senior undergraduate nursing students real-world immersion within acute care.

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Previous Career Talks

During the height of COVID, when in-person opportunities were shut down, Prisma Health team members joined us to talk about their careers. View the recorded videos here.

May 2021: Stroke Information & Male Nursing Panel
April 2021: CPR Information
March 2021: Simulation Lab Procedures
Feb. 2021: Hemorrhage Control Talk
Jan. 2021: Anaphylaxis Talk & Nursing Career Talk
Dec. 2020: Bacteria vs. Viruses Talk
Nov. 2020: Emergency Medicine Career Talk

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