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: any racial/ethnic group, African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic, White non-Hispanic

Type of Program: internship/fellowship, mentoring, career/academic planning

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.