- PowerPoint presentation: (narrated presentation, about 10 minutes in length) during which you explain the various fields and career opportunities available in the broad field of the Health Sciences. This is where you’ll want to talk about such items as – for instance – current and up-and-coming medical technologies, employment opportunities, salaries, professional organizations, etc. Feel free to add any other topics you may deem appropriate and interesting. If a powerpoint is used it can only consist of pictures, no words. You will then narrate using the pictures for focus.
- Sample Professional Portfolio: successful career employment in the Health Sciences requires the creation of a Professional Portfolio. That is where one keeps an updated resume, a description of all career experiences, volunteer participation to causes and/or events, and many other types of documentation that concurs to describe the experience one has gained in their field of expertise. For this presentation you will assemble a sample portfolio that shows your audience the type and depth of the documentation that should be included. For the purpose of this exercise you will populate this portfolio with fictitious credentials that you would want to have in your own portfolio one you become an accomplished healthcare professional.
- Interview: this can be either video-recorded or written/ transcribed. You will interview one of the following individuals: 1) community health worker, 2) other health worker, 3) healthcare patient (can be a family member) and ask questions that are relevant to the understanding of at least one field in the Health Sciences. You will assemble the questions before the interview takes place (be sure to clear your questions with your HSC100 instructor ahead of time), and either record or jot down the provided answers. The length of the interview should be approximately 10 minutes and its purpose is to expose the High School students to whom you will be presenting it to real-life experience and scenarios.