Explore Your Interest in Health Sciences & Nursing
Students interested in health care, medical science and/or emergency response can learn more about these career options over a long weekend at The George Washington University Careers in Health Care, an Envision FutureFinder Program. Through state-of-the-art hands-on experiences over three full days* on campus, students will see firsthand what it’s like to work as a nurse, paramedic, health scientist, and more. Among like-minded high school students, program attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the distinguished faculty in both the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at The George Washington University as well as interact with current GW students in those programs.
*GW Careers in Health Care is a day program that does not include overnight housing. Nearby accommodations are available; please contact the Office of Admissions for details.
About The George Washington University Careers in Health Care
Navigate Your Future in Health Care
Where will your future lead? At GW Careers in Health Care, you can decide. Learning from the distinguished faculty at The George Washington University’s School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Health Sciences, you’ll take a tour of various health care professions – including nursing, first response, health and wellness, and more – to determine if your future is in health care.
Get the ultimate hands-on experience in GW’s state-of-the-art labs while participating in true-to-life trauma, infection control, birthing, and other intense simulations as you’re also receiving answers to your biggest questions about careers in the health care field. When you leave this immersive three-day program, you’ll take with you a Career Action Plan that will help guide you along your chosen professional path. Whether you’re certain about a nursing, first responder, or health sciences career, or you’re not at all certain about which you want to pursue, this sampling will allow you to explore each role and decide what’s best for your future.