HOSA is a club designed for students wanting to pursue a career in the health care field. As a HOSA member, students are provided with opportunities to learn about specific healthcare careers of interest to them as well as the healthcare industry as a whole by preparing for and competing in one of 30 unique competitive events. Some events focus on training students in core technical procedures unique to a particular profession while others are more generalized and develop teamwork, communication and leadership skills. Through HOSA, students are able to meet like-minded individuals while working towards gaining an edge in the highly competitive health science space. At the same time, HOSA enables students who are passionate about health sciences to further develop their skills and grants them the opportunity to gain recognition for their achievements at a national and international level. For many students, training, traveling and competing through HOSA are among the most memorable experiences of their undergraduate careers.