Connect Students to Health Career Opportunities in Rural Louisiana

Well-Ahead Louisiana offers programs and resources that colleges and universities can use to connect their medical students to exciting healthcare career opportunities—with the added benefit of improving the health and well-being of rural communities across our state.

Whether your students are looking for scholarships and loan repayment assistance or guidance with their post-graduation career plans, we have the tools they need to succeed!

Spread the Word

If students want to enjoy a low cost of living, form meaningful long-lasting relationships, and make an immediate impact on the health and well-being of a community, they should consider working in rural Louisiana. Through programs like the Rural Health Scholars Program and the National Health Service Corps, students can gain valuable experience and earn money to pay off student loans.

I Am Rural Videos

Share our I Am Rural videos with your students and help them discover the many ways in which they can make a difference in rural Louisiana. Consider posting these videos to your social media channels and sharing them on your website, e-newsletter and student message boards.

Access the I Am Rural videos here.

Email Template

As a college or university administrator, you are a well-known and trusted voice on campus. Help your students stay informed about programs and resources that offer loan assistance, career opportunities and scholarships by using our customizable email template.

Download the Email Template here.


Our flyer is a short, easy-to-read document that provides important information on student programs and resources. Share our flyer digitally, post on message boards or hand out to students that could benefit! Our flyer is 8.5″ x 11″ and is easy to print. Consider posting these in well-trafficked places like the quad, dining halls and residential facilities.

Download the Flyer here.

Digital Messages and Visuals

No outreach strategy is complete without the use of digital messages and visuals! It’s important that we communicate with students where they are and this often means leveraging tools like social media and other digital platforms. Use these digital messages and visuals to effectively explain the benefits of our student programs on Facebook, Instagram and other outlets. Download the Digital Messages and Visuals here.

If you’re on your way to a healthcare career, consider choosing rural Louisiana! By serving underserved areas, you have access to programs that help you with paying off your student loans while making a difference in your state.

Are you looking to take the next step in your healthcare career? National Health Service Corps programs can help with scholarships and loan repayment opportunities! Apply your knowledge and talent to serving rural and underserved communities AND pay off your student loans.

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In Louisiana, over ¼ of all residents live in a rural community. Unfortunately, for many of these residents, access to convenient, high-quality healthcare services can be hard to come by.

As a medical student, you can make a difference! Through the Rural Health Scholars Program, you can earn up to $8,000 through a short-term rotation in a rural community. Learn more:

International medical graduates interested in starting their career in Louisiana can get support with their visa status through the Louisiana Conrad 30/J-1 Visa Waiver Program. Through this program, you will have an opportunity to care for Louisiana’s underserved populations and, in exchange, be allowed to adjust your visa status to an H-1B visa.

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Are you a healthcare professional looking for the right fit? There are hundreds of opportunities across Louisiana, but how do you know which position is perfect for you?

3RNet is one of the most-trusted sources for healthcare professionals seeking careers in rural and underserved communities. The 3RNet job board hosts a wide range of career opportunities. Your dream job may only be a click away!