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A Joliet Junior College ambulance is stationed at Joliet Junior College during Joliet Junior College's Exploration Days.

A Joliet Junior College ambulance is stationed at Joliet Junior College during Joliet Junior College's Exploration Days.

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Exploration Days highlight nursing, fire/EMS careers

To showcase its nursing and fire science/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) programs, Joliet Junior College hosted Exploration Days for high school juniors and seniors to learn more about the two fields of study. Both events took place June 11 to provide an opportunity for students to get a close look at two career pathways that are high demand in today’s world. More than 50 students registered for the nursing Exploration Day and 18 for fire science/EMS. During the event, those interested in the nursing program toured the nursing department, participated in a hand hygiene class, enjoyed having lunch with current Joliet Junior College nursing students and more.