Franciscan Health Accepting Applications for Explore Healthcare Career Camp in Indianapolis

By Franciscan Health | | 3.25.24

Franciscan Health Indianapolis is currently accepting applications for the free Explore Healthcare Career Camp (EHCC), June 10 to 21.

EHCC provides an opportunity for teens ages 14 to 19, with a 2.8 GPA or higher, who are interested in the medical field to learn about different healthcare jobs, talk to professionals and find out about school and career paths. The camp provides a chance to see what it is like to work in healthcare and set goals for the future.

Franciscan Health Indianapolis will provide students with hands on experience in a hospital setting through shadowing and volunteer opportunities. The first week encompasses orientation, professional development sessions, tours, panel discussions, and activities focused on understanding healthcare careers and their educational prerequisites. The second week involves shadowing and volunteer work in hospital and patient care environments.

Applicants must have a letter of recommendation from a non-family member adult and write an essay, expressing interest in healthcare exploration, detailing past experiences in healthcare environments and specifying preferred career path. Space is limited to 20 participants, who must pass a screening process, including immunization, health test and drug screening requirements.

The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 10 to 21 at Franciscan Health Indianapolis, 8111 South Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis and the Franciscan Education Center, 421 N Emerson Ave, Greenwood.

The application and additional details are available online. Applications for the program are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5.

Please direct any questions to Responses will be delivered within two business days.