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Healthcare Exploration Summer Institute (HESI)

This is an intensive 4-week summer internship program in which you will gain exposure to healthcare careers in the hospital by rotating through a different hospital department each day. Some of these departments include physical therapy, nursing floors, medical laboratory, endoscopy, radiology, pharmacy, catheterization lab, hyperbarics, sleep lab, women's center, pulmonary, infection control, and the surgical lounge. Students also develop professional workplace skills and familiarize themselves with medical case studies. Limited spots are available for East County San Diego Health Pathway students.

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Application Deadline is Friday, February 15, 2019

2019 HESI Information


Sharp Grossmont Hospital


June 24 - July 18, 2019


East County San Diego Health Pathway student

Minimum 16 yrs. old

Completion of Medical Chemistry

Minimum 3.0 GPA

"C" or better in all health pathway courses

Teacher recommendation

Application Deadlines:

February 15, 2019 for HESI Applications

February 22, 2019 for Teacher Recommendations

How Do I Apply?

  1. Check the dates to make sure you will be available, and the requirements to ensure that you qualify to participate.
  2. Complete the 2019 HESI Essay.
  3. Complete the 2019 HESI Application (must be logged in to GUHSD email to access) and submit your 2019 HESI Essay with the application by: Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm.
  4. Choose a teacher (preferably a health pathway teacher) to complete the 2019 Teacher Recommendation Form. You can save and email the Google Doc version of the form to your teacher, print it out and give it to your teacher to complete, or send them the link to the Google Form version. Teacher recommendation forms must be submitted by: Friday, February 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm.

When Will I Know If I Get In?

Applications and Teacher Recommendations will be reviewed and students that are selected for an interview will be emailed an interview time no later than Friday, March 1.

Interviews will be conducted in groups of 5-6 students over a 30-minute period on Monday, March 4 from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm at the GUHSD District Office.

The HESI Information meeting will be held Thursday, March 21 from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at the GUHSD District Office.

Questions? Contact Marietta Minjares at