Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP)
c/o Harvard Medical School
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818

P: (617) 432-0552
F: (617) 432-3834

Director: Joan Y. Reede

Contact: Hollie DeSilva
P: (617) 432-0552
F: (617) 432-3834

Skills Workshops for College and High School Students

Year Program Started: 1996

Max. Participants/Year: 300

Application Deadline: varies

Program Timeframe: one day

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12, college, Postbacc

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic

Type of Program: counseling, career/academic planning

Program Attributes: non-credit, counseling provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and college students), area of residence (New England area), disadvantaged status

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: This program, co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP), is designed for college students and high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. It provides them with information and guidance in areas such as application process for college and medical/graduate/professional schools, interviewing skills, and financial planning. A session for parents/caregivers is also offered.