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Exploring Careers in Healthcare: Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Offers Free Camp for Aspiring Medical Professionals

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 6, 2024
Applications Now Open for Free Teen Healthcare Careers Camp at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields

Applications are now open for Franciscan Health Olympia Fields’ free Exploring Healthcare Careers Camp, which is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. To be eligible, applicants must be between the ages of 16-18, have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, have passed math and science courses with a C+ or higher, provide a letter of recommendation from a school staff member, and write a 500-word personal essay. Only 20 participants will be selected through a screening process that includes immunization, health testing, and drug screening requirements.

The camp will run from 9 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday, July 15 through July 26 at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields, located at 20201 Crawford Ave. During the camp, attendees will engage in 14 hours of educational activities, hands-on experience, and observation of various departments within the healthcare field. They will also receive certificates to help advance in healthcare careers, network with Franciscan staff and administrators, go on field trips, and connect with peers who share similar interests.

Upon successful completion of the camp and adherence to the attendance policy, students will receive healthcare certificates, professional references, and a $750 stipend. The program is funded by the Franciscan Health Foundation’s Community Health and Wellness Fund. Interested applicants can find the application and additional details online. Any inquiries can be directed to rebecca.tilton@franciscanalliance.com

By Samantha Johnson

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