Our Programs

We offer healthcare workforce information, hands-on experience, data, self-assessments, connections, and job postings to students, career-seekers, workers, educators, employers, and community/economic developers.

Health Career Exploration

Start your search by learning more about healthcare careers and comparing occupations. Health Workforce Collaborative is the best way to learn more about yourself and the healthcare careers that are right for you.

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Rural Immersion

CNYAHEC partners with colleges and rural healthcare providers to support the Rural Healthcare Immersion Program. Rural areas tend to lack widespread and accessible healthcare services in comparison to suburban and urban areas. This program promotes the local community to future healthcare providers.

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Medical Laboratory Technician Job Shadowing Program

CNYAHEC partners with the Bassett Healthcare Network to connect students to the world of Medical Laboratory Science, one of the fastest-growing and exciting health careers in the United States. Let us help coordinate your next healthcare job shadowing experience.  Fill out this short application and we will be in touch with you.

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HealthQuest is a five-day overnight experience at Ithaca College, where students learn about careers in physical therapy, athletic training, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, and more. HealthQuest is designed for students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grades in the fall.

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M.A.S.H Camp

MASH Camp, or the Medical Academy of Science and Health, is a fun and educational day camp for students to explore health careers. Students are exposed to a variety of health professions, covering everything from on-the-job-training to an advanced college degree.

Campers enjoy two to three days of fun and interaction at a local healthcare facility, where they will:

  • Learn about a variety of health professions as viable career options;
  • Learn about the educational requirements, skills, typical job duties, and personal qualities of successful health professionals and para-professionals; and
  • Participate in interactive, hands-on workshops* that highlight the skills, equipment, technology, and resources used by health professionals.

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AHEC Scholars

The NYS AHEC Scholars Program is a two-year, interdisciplinary program with a defined set of clinical, didactic, and community-based training activities.

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