NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – May 23, 2017 – Saint Peter's University Hospital welcomes students ages 14 to 20 to attend an open house for the hospital’s Exploring program. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents and their parents. Please join members of Saint Pater’s University Hospital on Wednesday, May 31, at 6:45 p.m. at Saint Peter's University Hospital, 254 Easton Ave., New Brunswick, N.J.

The Exploring program, partnering with Saint Pater’s University Hospital, gives young adults an opportunity to “explore” possible careers in nursing, radiology, health care, finance, information technology, physical therapy, social work, human resources, business, and more by working and training with members of the hospital in exercises and activities. The program emphasizes academics, character development, and self-discipline and encourages participants to give back to the community.

The open house is a great opportunity for students and parents to join or learn more about the program. Refreshments will be served. Interested students should attend with a parent or guardian.  Those attending should RSVP by May 27 at http://tinyurl.com/spexploring

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The event will be held in the Sister Marie de Pazzi Conference Center, adjacent to the main lobby.

Exploring offers opportunities to participate in hands-on projects that give youth a real feel for whether a career is the right one for them. Participants will have a chance to network with professionals who work in health care careers every day, are using the latest technology, are aware of emerging trends, and know what it takes to get into college for a specific career, including the educational requirements. Students will also receive tangible one-one-one advice about steps they can take now to prepare and position themselves for a successful career in their chosen health field.     

For further information, please call 732-745-6651 or visit https://ppcbsa.org/programs/exploring.

About Exploring

Exploring is a worksite-based program of Learning for Life, a subsidiary of the Boy Scouts of America, for young men and women who are 14 through 20 years old (15 through 21 in some areas).  Exploring units, called "posts", usually have a focus on a single career field, such as police, fire/rescue, emergency medical services, healthcare, law, aviation, engineering, or the like, and may be sponsored by a government or business entity.