Purpose: To introduce area middle and high school students to a variety of careers in the health care industry as well as share resources and opportunities for training and education.
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, Healthcare Occupations are projected to grow 18% from 2016-2026. With the growing population, this sector will create 2.4 millions new jobs by the year 2026.
Some students may know exactly what career they want to pursue after graduation. While others may need to figure out what career would be best for them. Healthcare Expo will encourage students to connect with professionals in healthcare, hear what they have to say about their careers, and learn health care skills through hands-on demonstrations.
Benefits attending the HEALTHCARE EXPO:
The "Healthcare Expo" program benefits students, educators, and healthcare organizations.
Learn about the high demand occupations within the healthcare sector.
Connects the educators with health care professionals.
Sharing information and building awareness about career opportunities.
Promotes STEM education and career pathways.
Provides updated information about the health care sector.
Create a pipeline of interested students in healthcare field.
Learn skills and behaviors employers expect.
Helps educators align STEM related curriculum and skill expectations.
Provide exposure and resources for students and educators.
Develop networking skills with healthcare professionals.
Helps meet PA career awareness and education requirements.
Promotes company brands and creates goodwill across the community.
Gain confidence in pursuing a health professional careers
Provides professional development opportunity.
Gives companies the opportunity to influence students and faculty.
The health care sector will account for more than one-third of the jobs added over the projections decade.
2019 Participating Companies