Workforce Development Summer Student Training Program

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

P: (617) 582-8115
F: (617) 632-4421

Director: Candace Burns Johnson

Contact: Rachada Hiranyaket
P: (617) 582-7620
F: (617) 632-4421

Workforce Development Summer Student Training Program

Year Program started: 2001

Max. Participants/Year: 60

Application Deadline: March

Program Timeframe: 30 hrs/week for seven weeks in summer

Academic Level Targeted: Grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Any racial/ethnic group, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Other Hispanic, Mexican American, Native American, Puerto Rican, White Non-Hispanic

Type of Program: Career/academic planning, Internship/fellowship, Mentoring

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

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (sophomore, junior, or senior)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: Participants must be from either John D. O'Bryant School of Math and Science, Fenway High School, or Madison Park Vocational Technical High School, or be a member of a community-based organization which partners with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Office of Workforce Development.