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Through the Generations‘Health Career Connection’ Offers Summer Internships

Students thrive with mentors and a clear economic path to a career. This summer, numerous local health care industry partners are stepping up to provide both mentorship and paid internships (JOBS) for twenty local undergraduate health science majors. Health Career Connection (HCC) was founded in 1990 by a group of Read more…

Through the GenerationsExploring Careers in Nutrition Sciences

At the recent Clinton health conference, Dr. Mark Hyman reminded the audience that the food that’s making us fat is also making us ill. In response to this statement and to local workforce data, CVEP’s Health Industry Council has developed a strategy to prioritize awareness of careers in nutrition, and Read more…

Through the GenerationsPromoting Career Exploration

In recent years, there has been a focus on 2 intervention points in the educational lives of America’s children: early childhood and high school. Lost is the importance of the upper elementary grades and middle school, and the role they must play in the preparation of students for life after Read more…

Through the GenerationsLocal Health Care Internships

Interns Tour Desert Regional Medical Center

  Over the past two summers, health care leaders and organizations from the Coachella Valley have stepped up efforts to  ‘Mentor the Future’ by providing local college students with job shadow opportunities and paid internships to support their passion to becoming health care professionals. Through two innovative programs, more than Read more…