Project Success

Harvard Medical School
Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818

P: (617) 432-4634
F: (617) 432-3834

Director: Sheila Nutt

Contact: Sheila Nutt
P: (617) 432-4634
F: (617) 432-3834

Project Success

Year Program started: 1993

Max. Participants/Year: 20

Application Deadline: February

Program Timeframe: June - August (8 weeks)

Academic Level Targeted: Grades 9-12, College

Racial/Ethnic Focus: Any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: Career/academic planning, Mentoring, Research

Program Attributes: Non-credit, Books/supplies provided, Salary provided, Counseling provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (11th and 12th graders and college students), area of residence (Boston and Cambridge), disadvantaged status, GPA/academic standing (2.7 or better), minimum age:16

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biomedical, biotechnology, and health-related careers

Additional Comments: Project Success: Opening the Door to Biomedical Careers provides paid, mentored, summer research internships at Harvard Medical School and its affiliated institutions. The program is augmented by seminars and workshops given by faculty and administrators, site visits, and career counseling. Students must be accepted while in grade 11 or 12 to participate in the college component of Project Success.