Explore Healthcare and Science Careers with Extension Program
Tyler Wilson, right, shadowed Dr. Steven Brandon during the 2016 Rural Medical and Science Scholars program. Participants in the program also receive college credit for two pre-med courses, visit various medical facilities, participate in lab-based hands-on learning activities and take part in a communications and study skills workshop. (Photo by Kevin Hudson)
Do you know a high school student interested in working in the medical field or a related science career one day?
The Rural Medical and Science Scholars program could be for them.
The four-week program allows young people to get a jump start on college credits and have the opportunity to explore healthcare careers, as well as a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers that impact the practice of medicine.
Open to high school juniors, the summer program is taking applications now. Apply by March 30 to be considered.
You can get more details about the program and the application form here.
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