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Summer High School Research Program

Directors

Amy S. Fox M.D., M.S. 
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology
Director of SURP for Montefiore Medical Center
Victoria  H. Freedman, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Graduate Division of 
Biomedical Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
Director of SURP for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The Program

June 29 – July 30, 2015 (tentative start and end dates) (Monday-Friday full-time 9am-5pm)

 

The Einstein-Montefiore Summer High School Research Program introduces high school students age 16 and older to the excitement of leading-edge scientific research. It is our hope that because of this experience, students will begin to think about a career in science while still in high school

Students are selected from a pool of applicants for a five-week full-time summer research experience. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and be recommended by their high school science teacher and/or science chair. 

Students are assigned to Einstein research labs and will join the lab team under the guidance of the laboratory director (or principal investigator) who will serve as a mentor. 

Students are expected to present their work at Einstein’s Annual Summer Research Day together with college students in the Einstein/Montefiore Science Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).
In addition, students attend all SURP faculty lectures and enrichment activities, including research ethics sessions. Following the summer experience, students become Research Ambassadors to their high schools and, working with their high school science department, develop a program for their school. 

 

Eligibility

Students must be entering the 11th or 12th grade

Must be at least 16 years old by program start date

Students must be entering the 11th or 12th grade

No housing is provided

Must have a passion for science! 

Application

All applicants must apply online.
Application deadline for the Einstein-Montefiore Summer High School Research Program is March 30, 2014

 

Question should be emailed to phd@einstein.yu.edu with “E-M HS Program” in the subject line.

 

 

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4

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