AHEC Health Careers

Careers in Healthcare Book

Health Care Careers book The Nebraska AHEC Program is excited to share 'Careers in Healthcare: Your Map to a Career in Healthcare 2022' with you. You can download the updated Careers in Healthcare Book at no cost.

The AHEC Health Career Book provides information on a plethora of health careers. It includes guidance on aptitudes for success in a particular health career, education and licensure requirements and provides information on the educational programs available in Nebraska. The document is frequently used by the five Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) across the state, high schools, undergraduate institutions, and others.

Health Career Programming Activities

Online Job Shadowing & Career Exploration Platform

This online platform is offered through SE Nebraska AHEC free of charge, saving your school and district thousands of dollars a year.

Pathful Explore provides a combination of interactive tools, assessments, and real-world exploration videos to empower students so they can explore diverse health career pathways.

Pathful Explore helps schools & districts support students with:

  • Aptitude & career assessments
  • Best-in-class virtual job shadowing videos 
  • College & career research by state based on up-to-date data, including:
    • College searches & application management
    • Financial aid/scholarship search, e-transcript transfer, college application management
    • Career profiles & individualized graduation plans
  • Employability skills content for workplace preparation
  • Resume & cover letter builders
  • Internships, jobs, and work-based learning search

To request access to this programming, please fill out this form (Coming soon).

In-Person Job Shadowing

High School Students: To request assistance with job shadow placement, please fill out this form: https://neahec.tfaforms.net/526

College Students: To request assistance with job shadow placement, please fill out this form: https://neahec.tfaforms.net/532


2023 Status of the Nebraska Healthcare Workforce