2019 Annual Health Careers Symposium

A Symposium for High School Students, Counselors, and Educators

The Volunteer Association of UNC Health Care is pleased to offer the Health Careers Symposium again this year as a unique opportunity to high school students interested in pursuing a health career. Neonatal Critical Care will be the morning topic, followed by a tour of our many hospitals and departments, as well as hands-on experience with our patient simulators.


Registration for the 2019 Health Careers Symposium is now closed.

To register, fill out and return the registration form. If you have questions or would like to have information sent directly to you, please contact us at or by telephone (984) 974-4793.

During the Symposium

The symposium will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. in Carrington Hall, UNC School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

The program will include:

  • Breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m.
  • Lunch provided by Chick-fil-A
  • Afternoon hospital tours
  • The program will be completed by 2:30 p.m.

For Current Hospital Volunteers

To view available volunteer opportunities and time slots for this event, please fill out your information in the 2019 Annual Health Careers Symposium sign-up sheet.


Cars & small vans may park in our visitors parking deck (Dogwood Deck) on East Drive and Manning. Volunteer Services will furnish parking vouchers for the day.

School busses should drop off students first in front of Memorial Hospital and proceed to park in front of the Dean Smith Center off Skipper Bowles drive.

Bus drivers may walk or shuttle back from our S11 lot back to the hospital to enjoy the symposium.