Healthcare Career Connections


The July 15 cohort is full. Please complete the form below to be placed on the list for a future cohort!

Healthcare Career Connections is a career readiness program for high school graduates to build upon their existing education and prepare for a rewarding career in the healthcare industry.

Once enrolled in the program you will learn about various healthcare career pathways through our Healthcare Career Readiness curriculum that teaches effective communication, workplace professionalism, positive attitude and teamwork, conflict resolution and problem solving, goal setting, networking, professionalism in healthcare, resume development and how to land a maintain a job in the healthcare industry.

Since healthcare careers require higher level math and comprehension skills we will provide academic tutoring in math and reading at no cost to you.

You will also complete a paid healthcare work experience, become BLS CPR certified, receive HIPAA training, and continued career preparation. During the paid work experience, you will be paid $9.00 per hour for up to 20 hours per week as you continue to prepare to land a job in the healthcare industry.

We can also connect you to healthcare training opportunities that are free/low cost and accept federal student aid.

The Healthcare Career Connections program represents a great opportunity to gain valuable preparation for a career in the medical field.

Career Pathways

  • Dental Assistant
  • EMT/Fire Academy
  • Health Related Technologies
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant


To enter the program you must:

  • Be age 17-21
  • Be a high school graduate (high school diploma or GED is acceptable)
  • Be a Philadelphia resident
  • Pass a drug test
  • Complete the TABE exam
  • Obtain parent/guardian approval if under age 18


1420 Walnut Street
Suite 318
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone number
267-448-0101 or 267-448-0100