Four Directions Summer Research Program (Harvard Medical School)

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 Deadline: 

February 12, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 9, 2014
   

Duration: 

8 Weeks, June 9 - August 7, 2014
   

Location: 

Boston, MA
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The focus of activity during the summer is participation in a basic science research project. Students are assigned a medical school faculty mentor who will work closely with the student to ensure completion of a project over the 8-week summer period. Additional program goals include:

Experience cutting edge research at a leading medical school
Understand the medical school application process
Exposure to Native American health care issues
Integrate Native traditions including talking circles and the largest local Pow-Wow
Networking with Native American students and faculty. FDSRP has over ten years of experience with providing a uniquely tailored program to those with the desire to serve Native American communities through science and medicine.
   

Benefits: 

Transportation to/from Boston, housing, living stipend for food and other expenses, emergency accident and sickness insurance.

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Students with a demonstrated commitment to the health of Native American communities
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other:
 

Contact: 

Ms. Elena Muench
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Office for Multicultural Faculty Careers
1620 Tremont Street 3-014.04
Boston, MA 02120
Phone: 617-525-7644    
Email: FourDirections@partners.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.fdsrp.org/
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