Health Profession Week

Considering a Career in Healthcare? Explore the possibilities.

The Dwyer College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend is hosting Health Professions Week sponsored by the American Dental Education Association and ExploreHealthCareers.org from September 26th – 30th. The week is packed full of different online activities.  Come join us on September 28th from 3:30-5:30 to learn about the different majors our campus offers AND speak to someone working in the field to hear what life is really like.

September 26th: Virtual Fair #1

Join us for the first Health Professions Week Virtual Fair on September 26th! Chat live with clinicians and educators from 18 different health professions! The fair is free and open from 9am-9pm EST to students and advisors. Learn more about all of the HPW planned events planned and register for the virtual fair today at https://www.careereco.com/events/HPW

September 27th : Treasure Hunt

The second day of Health Professions Week will feature a “Go for the gold!” treasure hunt. Discover what various health care professionals do by visiting Health Professions Week websites. Find the virtual #HPWGold coin on each site and share it on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with #HPWGold to be entered in a drawing to win great prizes. You can enter up to 19 times as you learn about each health profession. No registration is necessary, but register for the virtual fair to receive updates about the treasure hunt prizes.

The gold coins will be added to the websites at noon Eastern Time on September 27. Ready, set, discover!

September 28th: Community Connect

Explore the possibilities.  This is your chance to come meet our faculty, students, and professionals practicing in various fields of health care. You can find out more about what health-related degrees IU South Bend has to offer. Come join us from 3:30-5:30 in the Education and Arts Building, Dental Education wing, rooms EA1231 and EA1233. Share your experience in pictures or text on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, and tag #HPW2016 to be entered into a drawing to win great prizes like Beats™ By Dre Headphones, GoPro cameras, gift cards and more from ExploreHealthCareers.org!

September 29th: Interview a Health Professional

Find out what a day in the life of a health professional is like! Now is your chance to interview one or more health professionals. Whether you interview your own healthcare providers or find a health professional near you to interview at www.explorehealthcareers.org/hpw, use this opportunity to ask specific questions about what their life is like in their chosen profession. Share a quote or “did you know” tip from someone you interviewed on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook using #HPW2016 to be entered into a drawing to win great prizes like Beats™ By Dre Headphones, GoPro cameras, gift cards and more! You can enter up to 18 times, one for each health profession. No registration is necessary, but register for the virtual fair to receive updates about the Interview Day prizes.

September 30th: Virtual Fair #2

What did you learn during Health Professions Week? Do you have more questions? Come back for a second HPW virtual fair to connect with live representatives from the 18 health professions. Talk about what you learned this week and let us answer your questions. REGISTER NOW to attend.