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Externship Highlight -Transitions Healthcare

Externship Facility United Career Institute prides itself on its many wonderful relationships with local healthcare employers. Our Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Phlebotomy programs rely heavily on these relationships to fulfill the externship and clinical requirements. We love to see our students thrive in their field of study with the guidance of real medical professionals … Read more

Primary Health and Wellness – Externship Highlight

United Career Institute Irwin has teamed up with multiple hospitals and offices in the area to provide hands-on, real-world experiences for the externship component of our Medical Assisting program, including Primary Health and Wellness Centers (PHWC). This family practice office was established in 1995 and had offices in Greensburg and Irwin, making it a convenient … Read more

Excela Health – Externship Highlight

One of the core values of United Career Institute is relationships; “we build meaningful and trusted relationships at the foundation of our culture.” Through these relationships, we provide our students with a well-rounded educational experience that will give them hands-on experience in their field of study. United accomplishes this through an externship component of the Medical … Read more

What Is the Difference Between a MA and LPN?

Many people dream of starting a career in the healthcare industry, and maybe you are one of them. The healthcare field is continuing to grow, and the different types of available jobs are also increasing. When you work in healthcare, you have the chance to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them when … Read more

Career Services at United

Career services at United Career Institute assist students with their experience while giving them the edge they’ll need for future job prospects. Whether you’re a traditional or nontraditional student, returning to school, or just starting your journey, United’s career services are here for you. We are committed to helping you achieve your goals, which is … Read more

The Emerging Trend of Skills-Based Learning

According to a LinkedIn research study, the upward trend of skills-based hiring continues to grow in the United States, which has led to another emerging trend of skills-based learning. The benefits of skills-based learning should not be discounted, especially since 77% of hiring professionals in the LinkedIn study stated that they are hiring candidates based … Read more

Katelyn Burgman – Student Highlight

Before attending United Career Institute’s Medical Assisting program, Katelyn Burgman, like many before her, attended a local community college to pursue a radiology technician program. Katelyn did not have an enjoyable experience and quickly realized that she wanted to go into a field doing something she “actually enjoyed instead of just settling for a job,” … Read more

The Return to Campus

As more and more people get vaccinated, and things start opening back up, we are all transitioning back to our in-person lives. Our children are returning to school, many people have returned to their in-person jobs, and schools are bringing students back on campus. Here at United Career Institute, we are so excited for our … Read more

What’s the Difference Between a CNA and MA?

Many people want to start a career in the healthcare field, and for a good reason. The healthcare industry continues to grow rapidly, and the variety of jobs available is expanding as well. Working in healthcare also gives you the chance to help people and make a difference in their lives when they need it … Read more

Medical Assisting Student Begins Externship

One of the key elements of United Career Institute’s Medical Assisting program is the opportunity to complete a 12-week externship at the end of the program. An externship can set the groundwork for your future career by allowing students to obtain on-the-job experience in a real-world setting. An extern works alongside existing employees in the … Read more