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    MGH Youth Scholars Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Pre-Med, STEM, Career Exploration
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Career Clusters: Health Science, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The Mass General Youth Scholars Program is a four-year program for students interested in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) focusing on career exploration, research and college readiness. Weekly STEM classes are designed to spark career aspirations in the medical field and give students an understanding of the skills they need to follow their desired career path.

    Grade 9

    Students are exposed to various health care and science careers through MGH 101. This includes two-week, hands-on modules in various departments throughout the hospital.

    Grade 10

    Students take part in shadowships that explore career options and job skill requirements. Students also get paired with a Mass General job skills advisor.

    Grade 11

    Students engage in a curriculum that includes a professional development module and hands-on science. 

    Grade 12

    This pivotal year focuses on college preparation and readiness with tutoring, college essay support, financial aid workshops and intense college coaching.

    Summer Alumni Program

    Students who graduate from the MGH Youth Scholars program can apply for admission to the Summer Alumni program. This program provides additional paid internship opportunities with more intensive, hands-on experience in fields related to the student's course of study.