Summe
r Scrubs 2014

A free, one-week camp for high school students considering careers in healthcare.

July 28 - 31, 2014
Application deadline has passed. Thanks for applying.
 

What is Summer Scrubs?

Summer Scrubs is an intensive career exploration opportunity for current 11th grade students in Mobile and Baldwin counties who want to explore careers in healthcare. You must be scheduled to graduate in 2015.

Participants

  • spend each day at a different site, exploring a variety of healthcare-related careers.
  • interact with health professionals and observe them on the job in a ‘real-world’ environment.
  • are able to discuss and ask questions about healthcare jobs and the educational paths available.

Who can participate?

Students who are currently in the 11th grade and meet the selection criteria may apply for Summer Scrubs. The following is a list of the selection criteria for the program:

  • Interest in attending college to pursue a career in healthcare
  • A GPA of 2.5 or above
  • No record of disciplinary action
  • No unexcused absences

When is Summer Scrubs 2014?

July 28 - 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Students will be assigned to different healthcare sites each day. Students
and/or parents are responsible for transportation to each of these healthcare sites.

 

How can I be a part of Summer Scrubs 2014?

Summer Scrubs participants are chosen based on a point system. Each piece of information provided in the application package is awarded points (see scoring box below).

Application Steps:

  • Complete the Application
  • Complete the Essay questions – This is an important part of the Application
  • Ask your counselor for your un-weighted GPA and be sure to complete that section of the Application
  • Ask two teachers for Recommendations
  • (one must be a math or science teacher)
  • FINAL DEADLINE to submit above information is March 15, 2013
Bonus Points are also available...
See the “How can I score more BONUS Points?” section

 

How is my application package scored?

 
Complete Application with un-weighted GPA
STUDY HARD!
 
Worth UP to 10 Points total
Teacher Recommendations (2)
BE NICE TO YOUR TEACHERS!
 
Worth UP to 70 Points total
Essay
Think B4 U Type! (Spelling & Grammar Count!)
 
Worth UP to 70 points total
     Maximum Possible Score      150 POINTS
 

How can I Score Bonus Points for
Summer
Scrubs 2014?

Bonus Points can be scored in THREE ways!

1.  Apply EARLY- Any student who has submitted a completed application package by February 15, 2014 will receive 2 bonus points added to their final score.
2.  Apply ONLINE- Any student who completes the entire application package ONLINE will receive 2 bonus points added to their final score.
3.  Refer TWO FRIENDS - Refer a friend to the program and get 1 bonus point added to final score. Earn up to 2 bonus points in total.
 

     Maximum Possible Score      156 Points

How do I apply for Summer Scrubs 2014?

Two Ways to Apply: 

1.  Apply online - Application Package

2.  Printable Version of the Application Package

Once you complete the application package, mail it to:  

Summer Scrubs
PO Box 2187
Mobile, AL 36652
or by fax to 251-431-8608

PLEASE NOTE:  Your application package will not be considered complete until the following items are submitted:

   Completed application form w/un-weighted GPA
    Essay
    2 teacher recommendations (one by a math or science teacher)
    FINAL DEADLINE IS MARCH 15, 2014

 

Teacher Recommendations

Two teacher recommendations must be submitted no later than March 5, 2014 in order for your application package  to be complete. Please note that ONE recommendation MUST be from a math or science teacher.

Printable version of Teacher Recommendation form

TeachersClick HERE to complete Recommendation form online.

Special Tips

Essay - The essay (found on your Application form) is a MAJOR part of the selection decision and accounts for up to 70 POINTS (almost half of the total points available). Please take time to collect and write your thoughts before you submit the essay.
 

Check your Acceptance Status

The 2013 Summer Scrubs program had more than 350 applicants. Many times a good candidate is not chosen because of an incomplete application package (such as a missing teacher recommendation or missing essay).

Following up on recommendation letters and having a complete application package is YOUR responsibility!   

To check your application status, please email summerscrubs@mobilechamber.com.

Information for Selected Participants


Participants selected:
  • You will be notified by email on April 1, 2014 whether or not you've been accepted into the Sumer Scrubs program. If you have been accepted, you will be provided additional information on the necessary steps to prepare for your Summer Scrubs experience.
  • You will be requested to complete preparation paperwork online. There are deadlines to meet and we will stay in close contact with you throughout the process.
  • Must attend a mandatory orientation session with your parent/guardian. The session time and location will be determined at a later date and all participants will be informed.
During this orientation session, participants and their parent/guardian will:
  • Sign releases
  • Be provided a preview of your Summer Scrubs experience
  • Be provided your Summer Scrubs backpack with assigned sites, directions and scrubs
  • Have an opportunity for questions and answers

Host Sites

2014 SUMMER SCRUBS SITES

Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic PC
Mobile County Health Department

Mobile Infirmary
North Baldwin Infirmary
Providence Hospital
Dr. Harold R. Reed III MD
South Baldwin Regional Medical
Springhill Medical Center
The Orthopaedic Group PC
Thomas Hospital

USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital
USA Medical Center
USA Mitchell Cancer Institute


2014 SUMMER SCRUBS SPONSORS

University of South Alabama Hospitals
Mobile County Public School System
Infirmary Health System Inc.

Providence Hospital
Springhill Medical Clinic
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AltaPointe Health Systems
Columbia Southern University
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SA Children's and Women's Hospital
 

Bay Area Healthcare Coalition

Summer Scrubs is a project of the Bay Area Healthcare Coalition, a volunteer-driven organization of South Alabama healthcare providers and educators, working together to address current and projected shortages of qualified healthcare professionals in our community.

The Bay Area Healthcare Coalition
is an initiative of the
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development.

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