Science and Healthcare Academy




  • As one of the largest industries in 2010, healthcare provided 14.3 million jobs for wage and salary workers.


  • Ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related.


  • 医疗保健将产生3个.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2010 and 2020, more than any other industry.*






Begin taking the steps to a career in health care at Mount Mercy学院.

Mount Mercy学院 offers a unique career internship program for students to experience different professions first hand.  学生 will have the opportunity to interact with professionals in the field of their choice as well as have exposure to many other careers.  Mount Mercy has teamed up with administration and staff at Mercy Hospital to create a vivid learning experience for the girls.  学生 begin interacting with the professional community as freshmen through the Health Care Career Club and continue through the Science and Healthcare Academy.  Each student enrolled in this program will have the opportunity to be placed in an internship in the field of her choice, not necessarily healthcare specific.



作为大一新生 & 二年级: 学生 participate in the Health Care Career Club, moderated by the Catholic Health System. They are able to attend various field trips, gaining first-hand knowledge of careers in health care, such as visits to Mercy Flight, the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus and MASH Camp at Mercy Hospital.

下属: 学生 are given the opportunity to participate in a shadowing rotation program in the fields of Radiology, 大体解剖学, 孕妇. 任务 on the Move Traveling Clinic, Nursing Units, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy and more.

老年人: 学生 participate in an internship in the field of their choice (Finance, 市场营销, 通信, Human Resources as well as Re搜索 and all Medical/Clinical) either at Mercy Hospital or another approved location. They must complete a total of fifty non-paid hours of work, complete a log of their participation and then re搜索 colleges that offer related majors.

For more information on the Catholic Health Partnership,请联系 金伯利Filipiak-Rauscher or call Mount Mercy学院 at (716) 825-8796.  

Download the Catholic Health Partnership brochure

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