Research Health Careers

Local Hospital Volunteer and Shadowing Programs 

  • Riverside Job Shadowing Program and Application – Year-round program! Shadow a health professional and gain a mentor!
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center – Junior Volunteer Program located in Newport News, VA. Applications available in the Counseling office in mid-March. Deadline for 2013 is April 26.
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center Volunteer Program– The Junior Volunteer Program is a structured 2-week summer camp program offering 50 volunteer hours. Brochures/applications are available at the hospital’s Volunteer Station and at local high schools after March 15 of each year.

Local Health Schools and Educational Programs

  • Sentara College of Health Sciences– Main campus located in Chesapeake, VA. Programs include:
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Associate of Occupational Science in Cardiovascular TechnologyAssociate of Occupational Science in Surgical Technology
    • Care Partner
    • Monitor Surveillance
    • Central Sterile Supply Technician
  • TNCC Workforce Development Healthcare Programs – Earning your certificate is the first step to finding a rewarding career in the medical field! Programs include:
    • EKG Technician
    • Clinical Medical Assistant
    • Hand-on Caregiver Class
    • Medication Aide
    • Healthcare Information Technology
    • Nurse-Aid
    • Medical Coding & Billing Specialist
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • New Horizons Apprenticeship and Adult Training – Call for more information at 757-766-1101. Health-related training courses:
    • Dental Assistant
    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Medical Assistant Clinical
    • Medical Billing and Coding
    • Medical Terminology
    • Nurse Aide
    • Pharmacy Tech
    • Veterinary Assistant