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Unaware of Possibilities, Many High School-Age Students Do Not Plan to Pursue Healthcare and Science Jobs
Date:7/7/2010

. "To meet the projected growing demand, there appears to be a need to help teenagers understand the types of healthcare and science opportunities available to them, and then encourage them in their choices."

The survey, conducted between May 20-25 among 604 high school-age students, also suggests that the disinterest in healthcare and science jobs is partly due to students feeling intimidated by the field. Specifically, among high school age students who express disinterest,

  • Twenty-one percent feel they are not good at healthcare and science subjects in school
  • Nineteen percent do not feel ready to study healthcare or science in college
  • Twelve percent feel getting a healthcare degree would be too difficult.

With its healthcare and science focus, University of the Sciences has historically seen 90 percent of its graduates get a job or pursue post-graduate education placements within three months of graduation.

"Healthcare and science jobs are dynamic, meaningful, and rewarding," said Dr. DiGate.  "And keeping high school students informed about the options available to them will help talented individuals pursue these professions; this ultimately serves society as a whole."

Note: For more information on the survey, or to speak with a University of the Sciences expert about job opportunities available to students in healthcare and the sciences, contact Robert Johnson at Robert
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