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Discovering Healthcare Careers

Developed in 2001, Discovering Healthcare Careers (DHC) is a 6-week paid clinical summer internship for Hispanic/Latinx and African American/Black high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Students are provided with workforce development workshops, including resume writing, team building, professional development and basic clinical skills.

Who is eligible for DHC?

Juniors and seniors who identify as Latinx/Hispanic or Black/African American and are enrolled in a high school in the Chicago Public School, Noble Charter Networks, and the Chicago Public Schools Charters.

What is the age for DHC?

You must be 17 years old by the program start date.

Applications are currently being accepted. Click here to submit your application. Deadline to apply will be Friday, March 10th, 2023 at 11:59 PM.


Contact us at workforcedevelopment@luriechildrens.org


Check out a recap of our 2022 DHC Summer Program: