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North Country Health Consortium

Youth Programs

WHY Health Careers?

Explore the REASONS:

R  Health Careers are Respected.
E  Healthcare jobs are available Everywhere.
A  Healthcare jobs are Always Needed.
S  Health careers are Satisfying.
O  There are many Occupations to choose.
N  There are No Barriers for advancement.
S  Health Careers offer competitive Salaries.

Youth into Health Careers!:

NNH AHEC has  addressed the increased need for health professionals in northern New Hampshire by developing a health careers “pipeline” to guide those interested in pursuing a career in health care! 

Health Career Programming for Youth Includes:

STEM-Health Career Summer Camps for Middle School Students!: NNH AHEC offers Health Careers Summer Camp for outgoing 7th and 8th grade students who would like the opportunity to explore various health careers. The STEM-Health Camps are day camps. Attendees will explore various health career options by participating in hands-on activities, workshops, and field trips.

NNH AHEC collaborates with the Hugh J. Gallen Career and Technical Center in Littleton and the White Mountains Community College in Berlin to offer two dynamic, hands-on experiences to middle school students at week-long summer camps. Students who attend NNH AHEC's summer camps get to explore different health and STEM careers through use of state-of-the-art dental and medical simulators, they get the opportunity to learn from current health professionals who present at the camps, and students also have the opportunity to network with their peers around the North Country.  

Thank you for another great Littleton STEM-Health Careers Summer Camp!

For more information about the STEM-Health Careers Summer Camps, please contact Diana Gibbs, NCHC Program Manager, at dgibbs@nchcnh.org or 259-3700 ext. 222!

Check out our past summer camp videos!: https://www.youtube.com/user/NNHAHEC

2016 Camp Video:

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Health Career Presentations delivered at your school!: NNH AHEC works with students and teachers to foster interest in health careers by providing informative health career presentations and hand-on experiences delivered at North Country schools! Presentations vary from less than one-hour to a large-scale, hands-on rotation option featuring different health/dental careers, etc. Contact us and explore the different possibilities for your students! Contact Diana Gibbs at dgibbs@nchcnh.org or call 603-259-3700 ext. 222 to learn more.

High School Students...Have you heard about "The Health Careers Institute at Dartmouth"?

The Health Careers Institute at Dartmouth offers incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders opportunities to explore Health Care Careers. Students will meet the faculty at Dartmouth as well as Health Care Professionals from the surrounding area and they will be provided the opportunity to ask questions and learn about different fields in health care. Students will also participate in hands-on experiences at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center as well as other medical settings. Learn more about the Health Careers Institute at Dartmouth.

Helpful Information and Links for you to Explore!

NH AHEC Health Career Catalogs have information about programs right here in New England! Download the catalog here: 4th Edition Health Careers Catalog

To request copies of the health career catalogs, contact Diana Gibbs at dgibbs@nchcnh.org or call 603-259-3700 ext. 222!

New Hampshire Colleges and Schools with Health Care and Medical Programs

Preparedness and Response Public Health Advisory Council
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