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Youth Apprentice Program

Begin a Student Career in Health Care

The Youth Apprentice Program at Rochester Regional Health allows Rochester City School District students to succeed and achieve a career in healthcare. Each participant earns not just his/her high school diploma, but a Certificate of Completion signed by the State of New York attesting the students have had youth employment competency training, and have the skills necessary to be a conscientious and productive employee.

Learn How YAP Helps Students to Succeed


Real-Life Experience in the Medical Field

This training, provided by both the school and the program makes students eligible for entry-level positions such as:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Transporter
  • Respiratory Care Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician

More than 600 students have participated in YAP, and every one of them has graduated from high school. 

Read about our YAP student experiences

Sound like a good fit?

If you're looking to thrive in an environment that encourages creativity, supports critical thinking and values, and rewards your professional commitment to our patients, you've come to the right place.

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