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

Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference

Year Program Started: 1992

Application Deadline: Varies

Program Timeframe: two days

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12, college, professional school, medical school, graduate school, postdoctoral school, dental school, community college, post-baccalaureate students

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

Type of Program: counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning, Networking

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: disadvantaged status, pre-registration required but no registration fee

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: all science-related fields

Additional Comments: Offering breakout & plenary sessions, group meetings between mentors/advisors & students, networking & a program featuring resources, internships, & summer programs; provide participants (high school juniors to postdoc) the opportunity to network with role models from basic/clinical sciences, medicine, public health, academia & biopharma; encourage students to complete advanced studies and provide advice/information on resources, prof. opportunities & career paths in science & medicine.