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Einstein Healthcare Network is proud to announce our 2023 Discover Healthcare: Career Exploration Summer Program!

DH is a two-week summer program designed to offer students in 10, 11 and 12th grade the ability to shadow healthcare professionals in several clinical areas. This summer program offers students an exciting opportunity to explore their career interests and learn about a wide-range of healthcare career opportunities. Students will meet and observe healthcare professionals in action in their work settings, including: nurses, radiology technologists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, laboratory technologists and more. Lunch will be provided daily.


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We are offering two sessions this summer. Sessions will have a maximum of 16 participants. You will be placed in one of the two sessions.

  • Session 1: June 26th –July 14th, 2023
    Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

  • Session 2: July 17th – August 4th, 2023
    Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Program Application

Requirements: Students must be at least 15 years of age. Students must be vaccinated for Covid.

All accepted students are required to have a health screening (free of charge) at Einstein’s employee health program, LiveWell. We will guide you through this process, which is aimed at protecting the health and safety of our patients, staff, and students.

To apply for the program please follow these steps:

1. Complete the program application

2. Teacher recommendation – Email directly to Ellen.Goldberg@jefferson.edu

3. Have a parent or guardian sign the permission form

All of the above steps must be completed by May 1st, 2023.

Program Application
Permission Form

Please note: Only those admitted will be notified of their session on or around May 22, 2023


Hear from previous participants about their experience with the Discover Health Summer Program.

Two Discover Health participants posing for a picture

“I really enjoyed participating in this program and learned from some of the best healthcare providers.”

Group of Discover Health participants eating lunch together

“The DH program allowed me to gain more experience and knowledge from the nurses and doctors but it also gave me opportunities to build relationships and friendships.”

Discover Health participant shadowing nurse

“DH was an amazing program to have been a part of. It was so much more hands on and provided more exposure than I could have ever imagined.”

“This program expanded my understanding of healthcare through the various departments in which I participated. I am glad that I was able to be a part of this program.”

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