AHEC Career Exploration 2018-03-28T12:49:28+00:00

AHEC Career Exploration Program

This is a free monthly program (now full) that can be attended in person or virtually. Contact Ke Zhang for more information at ke.zhang@swcahec.org

Calling all 9th, 10th, and 11th Grade Students!

• Get exposure to health careers
• Prepare for college
• Learn 21st century skills
• Receive mentoring from current students

AHEC Program has received funding from the Daniels Fund to enhance the successful Summer Health Careers Camp.

Beginning in September 2017, all six regional AHECs began a new 9-month initiative to enhance and build upon the current summer camp program, with the goal of engaging high school students to consider a career in the healthcare industry.

This FREE program is a great opportunity for up to 20 high-school students and their parents during the 2017-2018 school year, which will include monthly 2-HR workshops, and virtual mentoring by a current health professions student from the Anschutz Medical Campus. After completing at least 7 of 8 workshops, the student will have the option to attend the 2018 SWCAHEC Summer Health Careers Camp, which will be extended to one week, for FREE for hands-on experiences in healthcare careers!

2017-2018 Monthly Workshop Topics (*all workshops will have the option for attendance virtually via Zoom Live-stream video conferencing):

September 19     Writing a Personal Statement 21st Century Skills
October 17            Financial Aid and Applying for Scholarships
November 14       21st Century Skills
December            no classes
January 16           Health Career Interest & Required High School Classes
February 20        Volunteering and service learning
March 20             Leadership and personal development
April 17                 Public Health
May 15                   Self-reflection and discussion of lessons learned
June 10-16           Camp!
Summer ’18        Follow up with Mentors