Career Planning

Career Resources

Career search websites

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Access the Occupational Outlook Handbook for hundreds of different jobs 
Career Mentoring Institute - Free online career profile
Career Browser - Find the career that's right for you 

Careers in the medical profession

ExploreHealthCareers.org - Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers


Job Shadowing

Take advantage of prep2practice, an online tool that matches students with career shadowing experiences in healthcare, manufacturing, technology and more. This streamlined system provides a central online location for students, schools and local businesses to create and coordinate job shadowing experiences. 

Contact your school counselor for instructions on how to complete the online registration process. For more information, go to Prep2Practice.


Career News & Events

Medical Job Shadowing 

Any junior or senior students interested in shadowing in a medical profession for a day? Through NEONI's Healthcare Career Shadowing Program, Northeast Ohio high school juniors and seniors have the ability to spend a day at one of several area participating hospitals interacting with professional healthcare practitioners in fields including: laboratory medicine,facility management, medical billing, cancer registry, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, radiology and respiratory therapy. 

Contact your guidance counselor for instructions on how to log on and complete the quick and easy online registration process. For more information, go to the Neoni website.

Calling all Teens - Applications Available for Summa's Teen Volunteer Program

Applications are now being accepted for Summa's Teen Volunteer Program. Summa Health System's Teen Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Volunteer Program focuses on providing each teen volunteer with valuable skills development, leadership opportunities and a positive service experience.

In addition to a regular volunteer assignment, Teen LEAD Volunteers are required to participate in leadership curriculum in the form of coursework, projects or special programs.

This opportunity is available for high school students, aged 14-19 years of age. The program has two 10 week session options, Summer (June-August) and Fall (September-November). Some teens prefer to participate in one session, while others participate in both sessions.

Teens who successfully complete their volunteerism and the leadership curriculum receive a professional portfolio at the end of the year recognition event that includes: certificates of participation, volunteer service hours, a copy of their volunteer service description, among other items. This portfolio may be used for future job or college interviews.

Download an application

The deadline to apply is May 1.

What to Do:

To request an application for questions, contact Volunteer Services at (330) 375-3247 or volunteer@summahealth.org.