Published November 04, 2019
AACN is a proud participant in Health Professions Week, an exciting week-long event for high school and college students interested in learning about careers in the health professions. As the 2019 event draws nearer, we hope you’ll share our five reasons to attend #HPW2019 with admissions officers at your schools and programs, undergraduate students, and pre-professional networks.
At Health Professions Week, high school and college students will:
Learn about 21 different health professions all in one place!
A full list of participating professions can be found online here.
Hear from experienced health professionals.
Six days of events, which are FREE AND ONLINE, packed with opportunities to listen to and interact with practitioners. Events include presentations, discussions, and a virtual fair where there will be opportunities to ask questions!
Connect with peers who have similar interests.
Attendees will be high school students, college students, career changers, parents, advisors, and counselors interested in learning about health professions.
Build relationships with leaders in different health professions.
Participating in the virtual career fair is an ideal opportunity to create and cultivate your professional network by establishing relationships with future employers, mentors, and colleagues online.
Plan for the future.
From educational requirements to financing the future, there is a lot to learn when considering a career in health professions. #HPW2019 will offer resources on how to prepare high school and college students for their education.
Registration for the event, taking place November 16-21, is now open! The full list of events is available on the Health Professions Week website. Don’t forget to connect with #HPW2019 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@healthprofweek) to get all of our updates!