Providing opportunities for the next generation of healthcare professionals

Thinking about a career in Healthcare, but unsure where to start?

The Health Collaborative is committed to offering students a wide variety of opportunities to explore healthcare careers. Below are two resources to help you get started.

Visit ExploreHealthCareers to learn more about the wide variety of available healthcare careers


Take this brief assessment to find out which healthcare careers are a good fit for you

Regional career exploration opportunities for students

The Health Collaborative has compiled a comprehensive Healthcare Career Exploration Guide detailing many opportunities for students to learn about and participate in healthcare-related internships, job shadowing, summer camps, and more. It is a great starting point to discover the world of healthcare.

The Health Collaborative’s signature career exploration programs

The Health Collaborative’s TAP Health Summer Academy offers three career exploration programs, TAP MD, TAP RN, and TAP HC, which respectively help high school students explore pursuing careers as a physician, registered nurse, or in the wide variety of allied health careers.
HealthFORCE is The Health Collaborative’s annual career expo event where students connect directly with regional healthcare organizations and educators. This half-day event is free to Cincinnati-area high school students and is packed with information sessions, demonstrations, and activities to explore a wide range of in-demand healthcare professions.

The Health Collaborative also offers a TAP Remote program throughout the school year to connect students to career exploration virtually. Visit to view recordings from more than 25 recent events.

Earn college credits while still in high school

There are numerous college-level courses students can take while still in high school to get a jumpstart on earning a post-secondary healthcare credential.

Explore regional healthcare training and education programs

Check out the wide variety of options available for pursuing healthcare credentials, both while still in high school and after graduation.