Interested in Medicine or Psychology? Explore your interest this summer (and build your resume) with a program at University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins, University of Michigan, Georgetown University, or UC Santa Barbara. Want to go beyond the classroom? Get hands-on work experience with a customized internship in New York, Boston, London, or LA. Read the basics below and check out our website for details.
University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Research Academy
3 week pre-college program for high school students
Taught by Penn Instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants
Intensive program featuring morning lectures and afternoon laboratory work
Topics covered include genetics, cancer, forensic pathology, neuroscience, cardiology, immunology, and stem cell research.
For information about eligibility or to apply, visit Penn Summer
Johns Hopkins Summer University and Discovery Hopkins programs
2 week intensive programs or 5 week pre-college program
Taught by Hopkins Instructors and experts at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Study alongside undergraduate students at Summer University
Take college credit classes in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Neuroscience.
Explore a topic like Health Studies or Cognitive Science during Discover Hopkins
For information about eligibility or to apply, visit Summer Programs at Johns Hopkins
Introduction to Careers in Medicine Course
At University of Michigan for 2 or 3 weeks or at Georgetown University for 3 weeks
A great introduction to careers in the medical field
Guest speakers from a variety of fields including nurses, physicians, clinicians, dentists, pharmacists, administrators, and researchers
Topics covered include medical ethics, managed care, biomedical research, AIDS and cancer research, and health care reform
Combines in class lectures, presentations, discussions and field trips
UC Santa Barbara Research Mentorship Program
6 week hands-on research opportunity for highly motivated high school students
Students are matched with a mentor in a field of their choice and complete first hand research.
Research topics include Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience and Psychology
Earn 8 units of UCSB College Credit
For more information about eligibility or to apply, visit the Research Mentorship Website