Project Pulse: a Health Sciences Career Conference for High School Students

On February 7th, 2015, a fascinating opportunity will be presented to any interested high school students. Frank, a grade 12 Burnaby School District student, has spent numerous hours helping to organize what is being called, “Project Pulse”, a conference to highlight opportunities in the health field.


Both Salina, another Burnaby student, and Frank, have involved themselves in the project to ensure that students can be motivated and inspired to work not only in an interesting and people-oriented field, but one which generally pays well. Both are providing presentations at Burnaby schools to encourage students to attend.

The Project Pulse website provides additional rationale for the conference.  “The field of health sciences is both extremely intriguing, and rewarding. Yet, for many high school students, there exists a lack of exposure to this extremely valuable field. {Project Pulse] aims to eliminate popular misconceptions of medicine for secondary students, and to engage students interested in pursuing a career in this field through interactions with physicians, medical school admission representatives and exemplary post-secondary students.”

The conference runs from 9:15am to 5:15pm on February 17th, 2015. There is a registration fee of $20 before December 25th and $25 after that date, with a reduction to $15 per student if registration is done in threes. The fee includes lunch.

You can visit the website HERE.