92 Fairfield Street
St. Albans, VT 05478
Health Career Exploration "A Day in the Life"
Year Program Started: 2006
Max. Participants/Year: 10-20/program
Application Deadline: check our Web site
Program Timeframe: 4 one-day programs each school year
Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12
Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group
Type of Program: education, career/academic planning and exploration
Program Attributes: meals provided, mentors/advisors provided
Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (high school students grades 10-12), area of residence (Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle County students)
Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: anatomy, biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biophysics, biotechnology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, dentistry, education (health, science), education, epidemiology, engineering (biomed), genetics, pre-medicine, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pathology, pre-pharmacology, pharmacology, physics, psychology, public health, science (biomed), science (social, behavioral), science (health), statistics/biometrics/biostatistics, veterinary science
Additional Comments: This is a one-day program that takes place at local hospitals and home health agencies. The day consists of health care education and a 3-hour job shadow. Lunch is provided. Check the Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center (CVAHEC)'s Web site for more information or call the program coordinator. The cost is $25.