Healthcare Academy

Holton COmmunity Hospital's 2024 Healthcare Academy for high school students. 1 week of engaging front-row experiences in 12 different career fields

2024 Healthcare Academy: High School Students

Are you interested in Healthcare?

Embark on the ultimate job shadow adventure this summer! Dive into a thrilling week of experiences at a bustling hospital, where you’ll be up close and personal with real doctors and nurses. Witness medicine in action, from life-saving procedures to everyday patient care, and learn directly from healthcare heroes. It’s not just shadowing—it’s a front-row ticket to discovering your potential in the medical field. Are you ready to step into the shoes of a healthcare professional and explore a future career alongside the experts? COMPLETELY FREE!

Class of 2024 Health Care Academy at HCH

1 week of engaging front-row experiences in 12 different career fields, NO CLASSROOMS.  REAL DOCTORS. REAL NURSES. REAL PATIENTS:

  1. Home Health
  2. Cardiovascular Services
  3. Laboratory
  4. Specialty Clinic
  5. Surgery
  6. Physical/ Occupational Therapy
  7. Radiology
  8. Acute/ED/Infusion/Pharmacy
  9. Social Work, Patient Care Coordinators, Senior Life
  10. Clinic – (split between MD, APRN & Nurse)

Did you try our Healthcare Career Quiz yet? Find the best job for you and join the Healthcare Academy to see first-hand how that career fits your goals!

Important Dates!!

  • Applications due Friday, April 5th
  • Interviews the week of April 15th -26th
  • Selections announced on May 1st
  • Orientation May 22th At HCH Conference Room 
  • Graduation Ceremony in July TBD


    • Current Jackson County School Student.
    • Must have completed your Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior or Senior year by time Academy begins.
    • Have to be available to attend ALL listed dates of program and orientation.
The Healthcare Academy graduating class of 2023

Applications Closed for 2024!

We hope to see you next year!!!