Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
665 Huntington Avenue, Building 2-111/113
Boston, MA 02115-6018

P: (617) 432-4397
F: (617) 432-0433

Director: Marianne Wessling-Resnick
PhD

Contact: BPH Office
P: (617) 432-4397
F: (617) 432-0433

Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

Year Program Started: 1992

Max. Participants/Year: 8

Application Deadline: March

Program Timeframe: summer (nine or ten weeks)

Academic Level Targeted: college

Racial/Ethnic Focus: underrepresented students in science

Type of Program: internship/fellowship, mentoring, career/academic planning, laboratory experience

Program Attributes: non-credit, housing provided, transportation provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (rising college junior or senior in the fall term), disadvantaged status (underrepresented, financially-disadvantaged, and first-generation college students), GPA/academic standing (B or better in science courses), aspiring to a career in biomedical research or interested in graduate study in molecular biology

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biophysics, pre-medicine, nutrition, pathology, public health, science (biomed), science (computer, mathematical), science (environmental health), science (health)

Additional Comments: We look for academic strengths in science and mathematics as well as career goals in biomedical research as PhD or MD/PhD candidates.