Central Colorado AHEC is happy to offer resources on all interested in a health career. We provide a variety of services, including outreach to school children through health fairs and career seminars, the Summer Health Career Institute, information on Financial Aide, Scholarships and Loan Repayment programs. Find a list of links for career services throughout our eleven county region.

Building Colorado’s Health Professions Workforce

The Colorado Trust and the Colorado AHEC System announce the health professions scholarship with focus on rural and underserved practice/ provider development, as one of the multiple approaches, to build Colorado’s health professions.

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Colorado Health Careers Guide - Updated Fall 2009

The Colorado Health Careers Guide is a special online service that offers self-exploration of 84 health careers, descriptions, Colorado specific education and training programs, their locations and links.

Frequently asked questions and the ability to ask YOUR questions is here all in one website. Check us out !!!! Completed in collaboration with Boulder Workforce office.

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Health Care Career Readiness Sphere

Health Care Career Readiness Sphere is used by individual clients interested in exploring their “match” and strengths that would serve them best in a health care career and role.

The link for a demo is www.SphereCharts.com/. Click on the Login button in the upper right corner and create a new user account for free.

Individuals first learn about their strengths and their growth areas through this online tool. There is also an online review program for them to identify actions that they can take to prepare themselves for the education plan and development of 21st Century workplace skills.

The Colorado Dept. of Labor and Employment in collaboration with Central CO AHEC and Phil Lawson, LLC have established this tool to guide potential health care education program candidates, workforce center clients, staff and instructors. Contact Kris Wenzel., Central CO AHEC at (720) 535-1684 for further information.

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Health Career Fairs

Congratulations on your decision to promote healthy behaviors through a Health Fair for Kids in the Classroom! We are making available a fun and interactive display- the Health Career Challenge Wheel. This game is a way for students in your school to explore and learn about the more than 70 health care roles available for individuals to choose as a career path. Contact us at 303-724-0329, Shelly Theissen, Youth Specialist.

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Loan Repayment

Loan repayment programs are available for students in a variety of health professions. For information on loan repayment programs available. Call 303-724-0360 and inquire about the current Colorado loan repayment programs.

COLORADO Health Service CORPS 
July 2010 awards of the Colorado Health Service Corps and the opening of the online application on November 1, 2010. Don't forget to visit: www.coloradohealthservicecorps.org

For a map of counties eligible for loan repayment of nursing education. For facilities locales map.

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Related Links

City, County and State Job Resource Sites

Arapahoe/Douglas Worforce Center Gilpin County Job Openings
Arapahoe County Job Openings El Paso County Job Openings
Adams County Job Openings State of Colorado Job Openings
Douglas County Job Openings Colorado Department of Labor & Employment
Boulder County Job Openings Colorado State Government Agencies
Denver County Job Openings Metro Community Provider Network
Jefferson County Job Openings The Workforce ATM
Aurora County Job Openings Colorado Labor Market Information
Englewood Job Openings Colorado Workforce Centers
Clear Creek County Job Openings Colorado Office of Workforce Development

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Other Valuable Resources

AltaVista Babel Fish - translate web pages or text between various languages. GovBenefits - New Government Portal
Benefits Checkup.com Online Transactions & e-Services for Citizens
Colorado Communities Colorado Online Newspapers & Magazines
Colorado Transit Web Sites Colorado Office of Workforce Development
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program Rocky Mountain ADA Technical Assistance Center
"Who Does What in Colorado Health Care" Colorado's Child Health Plan Plus
Disability Resources Verizon Foundation Scholarship Links-extensive listing of potential scholarship funding

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