Research Opportunities for High School Student

Colaco Scholar Program led by Dr. Naomi Luban. Philanthropically supported program takes 1 to 2 high school students from area high schools with specific interest in laboratory medicine and chemistry. Most students are recruited from private high schools in DC and Thomas Jefferson High in Virginia per the donor’s requirements. CNH contact Jacquot, Cyril CJACQUOT@childrensnational.org– Summer 2020 Applications have closed

DC Health and Academic Prep Program (DC HAPP) Pre-college program for underrepresented, rising high school juniors and seniors with an interest in a medical education and career. During a four-week summer experience and clinical internships during the academic year, DC HAPP scholars learn about potential healthcare professions, and are mentored through the college application process Learn more at DC Health and Academic Prep Program (DC HAPP)

Urban Alliance Program at Children’s host local high school students for 6-9 month internships during their senior year of high school and the summer following high school graduation. Students are placed in departments across Children’s National and receive individual mentoring and support as well as complete a project in their designated department. Contact SpecialCategory@childrensnational.org

GW SMHS Upward Bound Program serves grades 9-12 from partnered public and private charter schools in Wards 5, 6 and 7 in the District of Columbia. The program identifies students with an interest in medical and allied health careers and offers Saturday Academy, Tutorial Services, Summer Institute, SAT seminar and student ambassador program. Learn more at The Upward Bound Program

GW Health Careers Opportunity Program(HCOP) at GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences is supported through a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, gives students the chance to be a part of a National Ambassador Program at GW. The Ambassador Program supports student success through: Academics, networking, and career counseling; Enrichment programs to enhance learning and study skill development; Experiential clinical immersions and community service; Financial literacy and planning; Clinical and public health experiences, research, and team building activities. For more information learn more herehttps://smhs.gwu.edu/gwhcop/