Career Resources

CAREER EXPLORATION AND RESOURCES

ExploreHealthCareers.org

ExploreHealthCareers.org is a free, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers.

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?

New career profile information: These recently updated health care career profiles offer an idea of the range of possibilities you can find in the health professions. Take a look:

 

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

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ACA Workforce: Primary Care - ALAN VALENZUELA, PA

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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)

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ACA Workforce: Community Health Worker - CLARA NUNEZ

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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...

 

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ACA Workforce: Primary Care - KIM DIXON, MD

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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

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ACA Workforce: Community Health Worker - MONISHA GUTIERREZ

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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...

More Videos

NP - Shannon Fernando: https://youtu.be/9j-4fHKuIXc