2019 Health Care Career Academy

Hamilton High School has again partnered with Community Memorial Hospital to offer the Healthcare Career Academy in the summer of 2019. The Healthcare Career Academy provides qualified students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge base as it relates to a wide array of professional healthcare options. Students need to be entering their junior or senior year in the fall of 2019. The Healthcare Career Academy experience will provide each student with a well-balanced approach towards healthcare career exposure. This exposure will assist with clarifying roles and responsibilities while motivating students and encouraging healthcare career choices.

The two-week program will run approximately three hours a day, Monday through Friday, from August 12th through August 23rd. The Healthcare Career Academy allows students to shadow and learn from professionals in various departments. Through observation, hands-on experiences, classroom discussion, and research, students will be able to expand their awareness and interest in healthcare careers.

Interested students (current sophomores and juniors) must complete and submit an application which is available in the guidance office and also below.*Please know that this is an extremely competitive application process. There are on average 40 applicants for the 8 available spots.

Completed applications must be turned into Mrs. Gostomski in the Guidance Office on or before Friday, March 8th, 2019. High school staff will review the applications and use a checklist to determine top candidates. Sixteen applicants will be interviewed for eight positions. Students will be notified by March 15th if they are to be interviewed and will be notified of the date and time. An interview team of 4 people from the school district and hospital will conduct group interviews the week of March 21st and will determine final candidates. Selected candidates for the Healthcare Career Academy will be notified by March 22nd, 2019. Selected candidates will be required to complete a student health record and a TB skin test.

The program for the summer of 2019 will begin with hospital orientation in June. The career rotations begin August 12th and end August 23rd. Attendance at all sessions is required. If you have further questions, please contact Ms. Shoemaker at (262) 246-6471, extension 1467, or at shoest@hamilton.k12.wi.us.

2019 application