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School & Community Outreach

Healthcare Career Fair

Centegra is passionate about educating youth in the community and committed to the future of the healthcare workforce, so each fall, Centegra Health System hosts a Healthcare Career Fair for McHenry County 8th graders. These students have the opportunity to experience a variety of clinical healthcare careers in a hands-on, simulated environment and Centegra Associates get the chance to showcase the many rewarding and exciting careers in healthcare.

At the fair, students are able to talk to Associates about careers in clinical areas including nursing, therapy, respiratory, and many other healthcare fields.

Healthcare Career Exploration (HCE)

Healthcare Career Exploration is a college credit course offered by McHenry County College. Classes take place at Centegra Health System facilities and all guest presenters are Centegra Associates.

HCE is a comprehensive course that seeks to investigate the healthcare delivery system, its services and occupations. Through an exploratory approach, students will gain an understanding of employment opportunity areas in the field of health and health services. Specific health careers will be investigated, including:

  • Educational requirements
  • Job skills requirements
  • Earnings
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Job outlook for healthcare careers

Upon completion of this course, students will be more equipped to decide if they want to pursue a career in healthcare. For further information, please contacthttp://www.mchenry.edu/catalog/index.asp.