Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center
92 Fairfield Street
St. Albans, VT 05478


Contact: Melissa Rixon
P: (802) 527-1474
F: (802) 527-1632

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.