Health care is one of Spokane County’s robust sectors of economic activity. Business AfterSchool offers a series of industry-specific open house events for students, educators and parents that provide on-site awareness of Spokane’s high-demand industries that highlight new technology, research, development and innovation, aimed at bridging the gap between education and employment.
Health Care Week provides students, teachers and parents a real-life look at organizations that provide health-related care while highlighting the training and skills required to work in that field.
THE SYMPTOM: A growing demand for health care professionals in our region.
THE PRESCRIPTION: An engaging program for students, parents and educators with workshops that include one or more of the following elements:
- A site tour of a hospital/clinic/laboratory/office
- Time management
- Projects involving problem solving and innovative health care solutions
- Interviewing skills/resumes and cover letters/job readiness skills
- Examples of the types of careers a health care organization employs
Registration is now open, at this year’s participating organizations:
St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute: Tuesday, March 24, 3-5 p.m. REGISTER/Learn More
PAML: Tuesday, March 24, 3-5 p.m. REGISTER/Learn More
WSU — Spokane Health Sciences: Tuesday, March 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. REGISTER/Learn More
Fairchild Air Force Base — Medical Treatment Facility: Wednesday, March 25, 3-5 p.m. | REGISTRATION FULL
Inland Northwest Blood Center: Thursday, March 26, 3-5 p.m. REGISTER/Learn More
Therapeutic Associates Spokane Physical Therapy: Thursday, March 26, 4-6 p.m REGISTER/Learn More
Thank you to our Business AfterSchool Health Care Week Sponsors