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WellSpan Chambersburg & Waynesboro Hospitals - High School Students

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CASHS Lincoln Intermediate and Learning Support

WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital works with Chambersburg Area High School LIU and Learning Support Teachers to offer a Cooperative work experience for students in the Environmental Services and Food & Nutrition Department. This program is offered during the school year, Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Placements are only coordinated with the CASHS teachers and the Organization Performance and Effectiveness Department representative.

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CASHS Academic Career Track and Transition Program (ACT)

WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital works with the ACT Program from Chambersburg High School. These students must have approval from their school directors of the program to apply. This program is offered during the school calendar year, Monday through Friday, following school hours.

Contact Angie Austin at aaustin5@wellspan.org or (717) 709-4755

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Cooperative Education (COOP) Program

Cooperative Education, also known at some high schools as senior internship, is an opportunity for high school seniors to spend time learning and volunteering within our WellSpan Health facility. This program is for local students who are interested in healthcare. The opportunity is available during a school calendar year, Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM. You must meet certain requirements and placements are based on a first come first serve basis if available.

Contact Angie Austin at aaustin5@wellspan.org or (717) 709-4755

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Healthcare Career Institute (HCI)

Health Career Institute (HCI) is a state-award winning, intense career exploration program for high school juniors and seniors (10th & 11th grade students can apply) who are interested in learning more about healthcare careers. Students that attend a Franklin County school or that are homeschooled with an address in Franklin County, may apply for this program. Students are graded on course work, attendance, work ethic, and soft skills. Students can earn high school credit towards graduation. Summer students receive half a credit and fall students receive a full credit. Students must first meet certain criteria to apply and proceed through the selection process. When completing your application, do not list a school email address, but rather a personal email. Often your school email is rejected by my email and valuable information is missed. After completing the application, an email will be sent with additional instructions for materials due on 2/23/21.

Requirements: You must currently be in 10th or 11th grade, have at least a 3.2 GPA, excellent attendance, and very good science and math grades. When applying you will create your own sign on and password for your account and application. Please remember the password created as it will be used for later throughout this process. After submitting your application, check your email within the week for additional instructions.

The summer session begins on June 14, 2021 through July 16, 2021 (with July 2nd & 5th off) and takes place for 5 weeks in the summer from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The fall session (start date TBD due to the start of semester) is for 18 weeks from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM following the school calendar. 

HCI Information Sessions for 2021 are conducted to learn about the program and to see if you meet the criteria to apply. Choose from one of the following 2021 Information Sessions: January 27th at 10:00 a.m. or January 11th, 19th, or 25th at 7:00 p.m. Please contact Angie to register and receive the Zoom appointment invitation for the selected date. Contact information below.

Important to note; Online applications are due by 2/5/21 at 12:00 AM. Please allow two to three days after your application is received for an email response with directions to proceed with the first- round of required materials. The first-round of materials will be due on 2/19/21 by 4:00 PM. Once all materials are reviewed, information will be sent by email on whether you are selected for an interview. An email will be sent to you regardless of the selection outcome. Thanks for your interest in this dynamic program.

Contact Angie Austin at aaustin5@wellspan.org or (717) 709-4755


Med Camp is a collaborative program with Penn State Mont Alto that allows student to have a hands-on experience in health care for a week in the summer. You must be entering 9th or 10th grade and have an interest in health care. To apply and learn more go to http://montalto.psu.edu/medcamp.