CAREER EXPLORATION AND RESOURCES
Is a Career in health right for you?
You’re inspired to care for and help others, but is a health career right for you? Here are a few questions to ask yourself to help you determine if you should enter this promising field.
- Are You Excited by the Idea of Lifelong Learning?
- Are You Comfortable in a Fast-paced Health Care Setting?
- Are You a Team Player?
- What Lifestyle Do You Envision?
Take a look at the Career Explorer to see what kind of positions compliment your interests.
WHAT’S NEW ON EXPLOREHEALTHCAREERS.ORG?
Spotlight on Scholarships: How to Pay for Your Health Care Education
Wondering how to pay for school as you work your way towards a healthcare career?
Check out the blog on explorehealthcareers.org to learn more about scholarship opportunities.
WANT TO HEAR FROM HEALTH PROFESSIONS THEMSELVES?
--> CHECK OUT THESE VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF HEALTHCARE REPRESENTATIVES!
LINKS TO ACA WORKFORCE VIDEOS:
PA - Alan Valenzuela: https://youtu.be/lMGn83d7z8M
Alan Valenzuela loves his career as a Physician’s Assistant in rural Pixley, California. The Advanced Practice Healthcare Loan Repayment from the Health Prof...
CHW - Clara Nunez: https://youtu.be/VPnPioEtLT8 (Spanish)
Clara Luz Nunez is a Community Health Worker in urban Los Angeles. When her parents, who she brought here from Mexico, passed away from Alzheimer’s Disease a...
Dr. Kimberly Dixon once thought she should major in nursing because growing up she had never seen a doctor that looked like her. Now as a pediatrician living...
CHW - Monisha Gutierrez: https://youtu.be/i3CmpKjIMKM
Just two years ago, Monisha Gutierrez was shot at close range by a young woman undergoing a gang initiation. Initially told she’d never walk again, she rehab...
NP - Shannon Fernando: https://youtu.be/9j-4fHKuIXc