Dartmouth-Hitchcock, as New Hampshire’s only academic health system, offers a number of programs to help you launch or advance your career in health care through the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute (D-H WRI). Some of these programs are offered at no cost to participants, with employment opportunities for successful graduates.  https://dhwri.org/


  • American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Program
  • Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program
  • Ophthalmic Assistant Training Program
  • Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Program
  • Surgical Technologist Program
  • High School and Undergraduate Summer Internship Program


Programs are built on these key pillars:

  • Full-time employment with benefits
  • Technical and professional skill development
  • Access to college credit
  • National certifications and recognition