High School Health Careers Program (HSHCP)

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worchester, MA.
Type High School Students

Description

The High School Health Careers Program (HSHCP) is a four week, tuition-free, day program. It offers current sophomore and junior high school students unique opportunities to learn about the broad spectrum of careers in Biomedical Research, Biotechnology and the health professions (BBHP). It is designed to improve academic study and communication skills of the participants.

The program includes enrichment classes and classroom sessions including Language Arts skills, Mathematics, Science/Biology, and Information Technology and Cultural and Contemporary Health Issues Seminars. Additionally, the HSHCP offers participants  internships that give them the opportunity to interact with physicians and other healthcare professionals. Upon successful completion of the program, each participant is awarded a Certificate of Achievement and a stipend.

The program is open to Massachusetts residents who are sophomores or juniors in a Massachusetts high school.

Eligibility

The program is open to Massachusetts residents who are sophomores or juniors in a Massachusetts high school.

More Information

https://www.umassmed.edu/hshcp/index.aspx

Director of Outreach Programs and Worcester Pipeline Collaborative
Robert E. Layne, M.Ed.
55 Lake Avenue North, Rm. S3-104
Worchester, MA 01655
Phone: 508-856-2417
Robert.Layne@umassmed.edu