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Student Opportunities at UPMC in Central Pa.

Careers in health care can be very rewarding occupations. Few other professions allow you to provide direct care to people in need on a daily basis while helping to create healthier communities.

Health care is one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health care and social assistance sector is projected to add nearly five million jobs by 2022.

By earning a health care degree or certification, you will enter into a respected profession that provides many opportunities for growth. As part of our commitment to the future of health care , UPMC in central Pa. is committed to helping prospective students explore a range of health care careers.

Student Career Exploration Program

UPMC in central Pa. offers various sponsored events that give students an opportunity to shadow health care professionals and learn more about health care careers.

Destination Imaging

Have you ever wondered how our imaging technologists create impressive images of the human body on a daily basis? Come investigate a career in the field of medical imaging.

Extreme Nurse Program

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take care of someone who is sick or recovering from surgery or another medical procedure? Come spend the day exploring a career in nursing.

Experience the Lab

For students interested in the laboratory field, we offer a new half-day program two times each year.

Shadowing Opportunities

UPMC in central Pa.'s shadowing program allows individuals who are planning a career in a specific health care field to observe the responsibilities and duties of hospital personnel, such as speech pathologists, medical technologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses and radiology technologists.

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Student Recruitment Team

Our Student Recruitment Team (SRT) is a committee of UPMC in central Pa. employees whose mission is to help meet the current and future health care needs of the community by raising awareness of health care careers to prospective students.

The SRT is responsible for various UPMC in central Pa.-sponsored events that give students an opportunity to shadow health care professionals and learn more about health care careers.

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