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FREE Health Careers Exploration Camp

for students who will be entering grades 10-12 in Fall 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

August 4th - 6th, 2018

UNE Health Careers Exploration Camp 2-Page Brochure

For the past several years, the University of New England has hosted a Dental Careers Exploration Camp. This year, rather than focusing solely on careers in the dental field, the camp will feature several health professions in the University's first annual interprofessional health careers exploration camp.

The goal of the camp is to provide an opportunity for high school students from rural or underserved communities to explore various careers in health care.

Applications are accepted from students throughout the US who will be entering grades 10 - 12 in Fall 2018. Students from rural and underserved communities, and those who have more limited access to such opportunities will be given priority consideration.

This camp is an overnight camp, designed to replicate some of the college experience. As such, students will stay in dorms on the University's Biddeford Campus and will receive meals at the campus dining hall.

At this year's camp, students will participate in fun hands-on activities while learning about careers in:
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Work
Students will also participate in activities organized by the Executive Director of the organization iXplore STEM.

UNE Health Careers Exploration Camp 2-Page Brochure

APPLICATION PROCESS                          
Click the link above and print out a copy of the 2-page University of New England Health Careers Exploration Camp brochure.  Look for the section called APPLICANT DETAILS & CONSENT.  Fill out with the information requested and mail it, along with the following items, to the address provided below.

Required documents:
  • A completed and signed copy of the Application Details & Consent form.
  • A one page personal statement describing your interest in a health career, and explaining why you wish to attend this camp. Please include your name on the statement.
  • A written reference letter from a teacher, guidance counselor, or other professional acquaintance who can attest to your interest in a health career.
All application materials must be received no later than June 15th. Email notification of acceptance status will be sent to all applicants on Monday, June 25th.

Mail completed application documents to the following address:

Zoe Hull, MPH
University of New England
Maine AHEC Network
716 Stevens Ave.
Portland, ME 04103

For more information about the camp, please submit your questions online at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/UNECAMP

All application materials must be received no later than June 15th.


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