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!

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!