STEM Career Exploration
Geisinger is excited to launch a new program for high school students increasing awareness of science, technology, engineering, and mathematic careers available in a health system and assist with leadership development.
STEM CAREER EXPLORATION
Why is STEM important?
→Lots of jobs in STEM
Why STEM Career Exploration?
→Shadowing is often not allowed in hospitals
Format of program
→Two days/month (except December): Total of 15 sessions through the school year
What types of leadership activities will occur?
Resume & cover letter writing, interviewing, networking, online presence, communication, soft skills, critical thinking, professional etiquette and dress for success, diversity, inclusion, etc.
STEM Shadowing Event
This college-focused program seeks to increase the number of students going into the healthcare field with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Students will have the opportunity to:
¤ Network with local professionals
¤ Learn about innovations in the fields of STEM healthcare
¤ Expand knowledge base on numerous careers and employment opportunities
¤ Enhance their own professional etiquette and resume skills to apply for future internships or employment at Geisinger
This program is offered on a yearly basis, during Summer sessions. Please contact Donna Laroya with your resume if you are interested in being contacted for future sessions.