Connecting students to careers, Professionals to Communities, and Communities to better health.

Health Career Exploration for Students 9-12

MAHEC youth recruitment efforts are designed to expose students ot the world of health careers. Each region provides different ways to explorer and prepare for health careers including:

  • ACES (AHEC Career Enhancement Scholars)
  • School-based health career presentations
  • M*A*S*H Camp for younger students
  • Structured health care professional shadowing
  • Individual Career counseling
  • Volunteer opportunities

During the last state fiscal year, Missouri regional AHEC centers provided 144 distinct programs to 9,655 Missouri youth through 1,140 individual offerings.