June 29, 2018

Students get hands-on experience at Mayo Clinic

By Karl Oestreich

by Sarah Gannon

A group of 40 Minnesota high school students are learning about different health car careers at Mayo Clinic Saint Marys this week. The Career immersion program is for juniors and seniors in high school who are interested in a career in the KTTC-10-Rochester logohealth sciences but maybe don't want to become a nurse or doctor. The week long program is put on by Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. It's designed to give students a hands on learning experience in nearly 15 different careers guided by the schools teachers and professors.

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Post-Bulletin, Mayo Clinic career immersion returns by Anne Halliwell — Ruth Bello of Mayo Clinic’s school of Health Science said the Career Immersion program creates awareness of different careers in medicine. The Mayo School of Health Sciences trains students in 55 careers — and not only the ones guidance counselors and aptitude tests recommend. Bello said the students would see and experience 15 “non-doctor, non-nurse” careers firsthand, and hear about maybe 10 more as they went through the week; KIMT,Post-Bulletin

Context: The Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences hosted its Career Immersion Program June 24–29 for Minnesota high school sophomores and juniors. You can read more about the program here.

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