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Healthcare Connections

Career Connection Days

Medical careers are everywhere in the Lehigh Valley!

February 16 and 17, 2023; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Today’s medical field isn’t just about being a doctor or a nurse. There are hundreds of healthcare career paths right here in the Lehigh Valley.

During our Healthcare Career Connection Days, students can learn about being a medical equipment designer, a drug developer, a medical researcher, a chemist, a physical therapist, a trainer, a surgeon, and much more.

There will be hands-on activities and an assortment of companies, schools, and professionals working in the field.

Students will:

  • Explore a variety of STEAM-related careers and businesses.
  • Meet real female STEAM professionals.
  • Discover pathways to developing STEAM skills and experiences outside of school.
  • Souvenir booklets with interactive sections designed specifically around Career Education & Work Standards
  • Create evidence of standards fulfillment for the student files.
  • Participate in a 60-minute hands-on workshop.

Workshops Include:

Medical Lab: Outbreak Alert
How do viruses get inside our bodies? Do all cells look the same? In this program, students build and test their own virus models and learn how the engineering design process is an important part of medicine and biology.

*Note: Outbreak Alert is based on Engineering is Everywhere’s “Outbreak Alert!: Engineering a Pandemic Response” from the Museum of Science.

Medical Lab: Cardiopulmonary System
Calling all future medical students!  Here is an adventure designed just for you.  Medical Lab: Cardiopulmonary System explores many aspects of the circulatory system and lungs.

 

Details
When it is
February 16 & 17, 2023; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
What it is
Career Connection Days
Where it is
Da Vinci Science Center
How to Take Part
Contact the Reservations Office at 610-841-1875 to register.
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