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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.

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)

The Healthcare 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. Due to the continued hospitalizations with the Covid-19 Pandemic the program will be offered virtually.   Please download the application and directions here or find these applications at your school.  Check your school announcements for the location of the application. If you need assistance contact Angie Austin listed below.   

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. 

The summer session begins on June 8, 2022, through July 8, 2022 (with July 4 & 5 off) and takes place for 4 weeks in the summer from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The fall session (start date TBD due to the start of semester) is for about 18 weeks from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM following the school calendar.  

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

Download an application form

Medcamp

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.