Northwell Health Career Development Certificate FAQs
What is the advantage of earning this certificate?
The Northwell Health Career Development Certificate provides a great overview of growing careers in the healthcare field, and can assist you in determining areas of interest you may want to pursue. In addition, for anyone who is interested in applying Northwell Health, it will make a great addition to your resume!
Who is eligible to participate?
Any individual who is interested in learning more about Northwell Health and healthcare careers is eligible to participate. We recommend high school level and above.
I just participated in the Summer Career Development Certificate Program, should I enroll again?
Due to overwhelming demand, we will be repeating the Career Development Certificate Program this fall. The content is exactly the same as what was offered in the summer, so you do not need to repeat the program. However, we have added a few new live sessions which you are invited and encouraged to attend the individual session.
Is there a cost to participate?
No. This program is offered free of charge for anyone who is interested in learning about Northwell Health, careers in healthcare, and tips for a successful job search.
How long do I have to complete the Northwell Health Career Development Certificate program?
The portal will be open from October 1 - December 11, 2020 . During this timeframe, you will have access to all of the videos and supplemental material. The content for most of the curriculum is brief with the majority of videos being no longer than 15 minutes in length and can be completed at your own pace. The live Q&A will run between 30 min to one hour.
When will the live sessions be held?
Upon registration, you will have access to the full calendar of events, and all components of the curriculum.
How can I ask questions to the speaker(s)?
During the live session, you will have an opportunity to ask questions to our subject matter experts, we will do our best to answer as many questions as possible!
When will I receive my certificate?
At the end of the program, you will be asked to complete a very brief survey about the program and your experience. Upon receipt of your survey submission, any participant who successfully completed the requirements will be then be sent a certificate via email.
What happens if I do not finish the required components?
While we hope that everyone who enrolls will complete the certificate, there is no penalty for not completing the program. However, in order to receive the Northwell Health Career Development Certificate, you will need to participate in at least the minimum number of sessions indicated.
Who keeps track of my completion of the requirements?
The completion of each virtual offering will be captured automatically by the Workforce Readiness Team. Please contact the Center for Workforce Readiness at [email protected] with any questions regarding your certificate requirement completion records. You will receive your certificate via email once you have completed all of the components.
Can this be applied for school credit?
Northwell Health is offering this opportunity independent of educational partners.
How do I maintain my certification?
There is no requirement to maintain your certification; however, we encourage you to list the Northwell Health Career Development Certificate and year of completion on your resume to demonstrate your participation in the program.
What do I do if I am interested in applying for a job at Northwell Health?
If you would like to apply to become a member of the Northwell Health team, please visit our careers page at NorthwellCareers.com, and apply online. Be sure to check job requirements and ensure you meet qualifications before applying! Due to the volume of applicants, it is not always possible for recruiters to provide feedback to all candidates. However, a team member will reach out to you directly if they determine that you are a good match to move you forward in the process.
If I watched some of the videos for the Summer Certificate but did not finish all modules required for the certificate in the summer, can I transfer the videos I watched in the Summer for my Fall Certificate?
Yes. Any video that you watched in the summer can be “transferred” to the Fall Certificate.