Career Awareness

Youth Apprenticeship

for High School Students

Mayo Clinic provides a Youth Apprenticeship Program for high school students. This program is designed to introduce high school students to the world of health care careers while developing work skills. The program is delivered through a partnership of Rochester Public Schools, Rochester Community and Technical College, and the state Department of Education.

Students receive salary and school credit for this 800-hour experience that involves school-base and work-site learning. This opportunity is for students enrolled in the Health Science Careers Center located in Rochester, Minn.

Program Facts

What: A for-pay, for-credit, hands-on learning experience consisting of 800 hours of school-base and work-site learning

Who: 11th or 12th grader currently enrolled in the Health Science Careers Center in Rochester, Minnesota

Why: Provide students with career awareness opportunities, a chance to develop new skils and self-esteem

When: During the school year (approximately 10-15 hours per week) and during the summer months (approximately 30-40 hours per week)