BME High School Internship Program
What you get
Tour research labs including the famous Visible Heart Lab.
Hands-on research experience
With guidance from a Biomedical Engineering graduate student.
Explore biological and engineering fields.
Connect with Biomedical Engineering faculty and graduate student mentors.
Gain skills in areas ranging from scientific writing to effective communication.
Show off your work to family and friends.
A stipend and bus transportation is provided.
Letter of recommendation
Respected faculty in engineering can write letters of recommendation.
Explore student life on campus
Get a feel for campus life, including working on a college campus.
The selection process will be assessed by an admission committee. Each application will be scored by committee members. This score will determine if the student meets all the qualifications.
The students and parents will be notified of their acceptance into the program via email in May 2024.
We strongly encourage those from identities underrepresented in STEM/higher education to apply — including but not limited to, BIPOC students, women, gender-expansive individuals, and disabled students.
- STEM teacher recommendation (under 200 words)
- Personal statement/cover letter (under 500 words) describing (1) how you satisfy the qualifications for this program, (2) your interest in biomedical engineering, and (3) two BME faculty members whose work interests you and why.
- Minimum 16 years of age as of the first day of the program.
- Rising senior in high school.
- Students with experience or dedication to diversity and inclusion.
- Punctual and responsible.
- Ability to problem solve.
- Interest in biomedical engineering, biology, medicine, or related fields (math, science, programming).