Opportunities/ Summer Programs

OPPORTUNITIES for 9-12 Grade Students

  • Job Shadowing –  The Pinckneyville Community Hospital provides job shadowing opportunities during the school year and during summer break.  To set up your job shadow experience please see your counselor for an application (during summer break contact Janet Morrison directly at 618-357-5958).  Job shadowing is available in the following departments:
    • Acute Care (Nursing)
    • Bio Med
    • Emergency Room (Nursing)
    • Family Medical Center
    • Healthcare Management
    • Imaging
    • Information Technology
    • Laboratory
    • Maintenance (HVAC, Carpentry, Electrical)
    • Medical Records
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Respiratory
    • Social Work/Case Management
    • Speech Therapy
  • SIH Career Development course — available to anyone interested in gaining exposure to the healthcare field. This 6 week course will include: customer service training, resume writing and interviewing, career exploration and education, job shadowing assignments.  This 6 week program is offered 2 times per year only (March and September). A schedule of classes, course outline and application is available on the Career Development tab at www.sih.net/careers.

OPPORTUNITIES for Students & Community Members

  • Rend Lake College Adult Education HSE Classes —  GED classes have a new name they are now know as HSE (High School Equivalency) classes.  New class sessions at RLC begin every 8 weeks at no cost to the student.  Changes to the the official GED Test include: computer-based test only, you must be 17 years to test, test fee is $30 per subject, must use debit or credit card, test must be taken at a Pearson VUE testing Center, four subject areas instead of five: Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, & Science, you may take one subject area at a time, $10 fee for each certificate. For more information call 618-437-5677 ext 1241.