UMass Medical School: High School Health Careers Program

Worcester, MA

Overview

The High School Health Careers Program (HSHCP) is a four week, tuition-free, residential program. It offers current sophomore and junior high school students unique opportunities to learn about the broad spectrum of careers in Biomedical Research, Biotechnology and the health professions (BBHP). 

It is designed to improve academic study and communication skills of the participants.

The program includes enrichment classes and classroom sessions including Language Arts skills, Mathematics, Science/Biology, and Information Technology and Cultural and Contemporary Health Issues Seminars. Additionally, the HSHCP offers participants  internships that give them the opportunity to interact with physicians and other healthcare professionals. Upon successful completion of the program, each participant is awarded a Certificate of Achievement and a stipend.

The program is open to Massachusetts residents who are sophomores or juniors in a Massachusetts high school.

Cost and Session Information

Program Dates: Sunday July 2, 2017- Friday July 28, 2017

Deadline to Apply: March 15, 2017

The Summer High School Health Careers Program is a tuition-free four-week residential program for sophomores and juniors in high school that are interested in entering the health care professions.

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