Health Careers Program | UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge
Careers at UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

Health Careers Program

Mission

The purpose of Health Careers Program, HCP, is to promote interest and awareness of health professions on a deeper level. Exploration is important as students transition from high school juniors and seniors into either the workforce or college. HCP helps assist students in finding out what path to take if they know they are interested in a health field.

Open to:

High School Juniors and Seniors interested in exploring health careers that meet the application requirements

Enrollment:

Fill out application and recommendations and return to Attn: Katie Cole, 802 Kenyon Rd, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 or kaitlin.cole@unitypoint.org

*Enrollment will be ongoing in the first year of the program

Advantages of the Program:

  • Learn about various careers in the healthcare industry
  • Hear from healthcare professionals in the industry with the opportunity to attend various presentations and career days
  • Potential job shadowing opportunities 
  • Mentorship through the hospital and your advisor
  • Gain knowledge on the best plan of action for pursuing your future career
  • Student to Student peer mentoring, connecting juniors and seniors who share the same career goals and interests
  • Social activities planned with others in the program
  • Learn about the hiring or recruitment process for the positions you are interested in