Just A Start (JAS)
1035 Cambridge Street, Suite 2
Cambridge, MA 02141

Director: Gina Plata

Contact: Brenda Comeau
P: (617) 918-7534

JAS Biomedical Careers Program

Year Program Started: 1993

Max. Participants/Year: 18

Application Deadline: Applications are only accepted through November

Program Timeframe: January to September

Academic Level Targeted: post high school level

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group, current class is 70% minority

Type of Program: education, job training

Program Attributes: for credit, books/supplies provided, financial aid provided, counseling provided, assistance with job placement provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: disadvantaged status, must pass test given at JAS and show strong interest in the biomedical/biotechnical field

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biotechnology, chemistry, genetics, science (biomed)

Additional Comments: Potential to earn 14 college credits through Bunker Hill Community College