Healthcare Careers Camp Scheduled in June

IU HealthThe second annual Healthcare Careers Camp is set for June. High school juniors and seniors interested in a career in healthcare are encouraged to attend the week-long event.

Students will be able to immerse themselves in real-life experiences of health professionals at Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital. Topics include nursing, becoming a physician, professionalism in the workplace, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, physical therapy, CPR certification, heart and vascular care, and sports medicine. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with physicians, healthcare providers and executives, and will have direct access to observing patient care.

Space is limited for the camp that is scheduled for June 22 through June 26 from 8 a.m. to noon CT each day. The fee is $25. Applications and two letters of reference are due by June 5. Those items can be handed into the IU Health LaPorte Hospital’s Main Entrance or emailed to

Students who are accepted into the program will be notified the week of June 8.