Through the CNA Pathways Program, aging services employers, health professions educational institutions, and health degree-seeking students partner in the exchange of scholarships, training, and jobs to realize the shared goal of improving college and eldercare career access and retention.
Participating first-year and sophomore students enrolled in health degree programs, like nursing, occupational therapy and exercise science receive:
Students must be pursuing a health careers degree in one of the following programs:
Visit the Career Development office in the Coeur de Catherine, room 460, for resume feedback and interview skills advice.
Take time to deepen your understanding of the work of a Certified Nursing Assistant and to expand on your skills by volunteering in aging services. Please consider visiting the Career Development Office at St. Kate's for job coaching, resume building, and interviewing skills support. Then consider applying for the next cohort.
No. All are state-mandated hours required for license.
If selected to participate in the CNA Pathways Program, employers will reimburse employees for the cost of the training. Employees must work at least 90 days for this cost to be covered. If a student is terminated or leaves their employment they will be required to pay for their training.
Contact your HR representative at your worksite for specific employee benefits.
Payments will be applied to student accounts in semesterly payments after 6 months of continued work. Students’ first scholarship payment will be applied to their next semester bill after the 6 months probationary period. Scholarship aid cannot be back-paid to previous semesters. If student leaves employer, they will be expected to pay back prorated scholarship.
Check out St. Kate's CNA certificate training program.
Contact Anna Drennen, CNA program coordinator, at email@example.com or 651.690.6158.
Updates on the 2018 CNA Pathways cohort will be posted here when announced.