High School and College Programs
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford offers programs for high school and undergraduate college students interested in learning more about career opportunities in health professions and research.
Biomedical Sciences Summer Programs for High School and College Students Heading link
Summer Programs for High School Students
Two summer opportunities are available to area high school students. The Summer Science Internship encourages understanding of medical research while the STEM Camp exposes current high school students to various aspects of biomedical sciences and motivates them to consider careers in science.
Summer Medical Research Training (SMaRT) Program
This summer training program offers specialized medical research training to current college students. The students will complete a two-month intensive training program in medical research at the basic research laboratories of the University of Illinois Chicago Health Sciences Campus-Rockford.
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The National Center for Rural Health Professions offers several experiences for high school and college students interested in learning about health care careers including a Rural Health Experience, Rural Health Careers Camp, Summer Preceptorship, and Career and College Readiness presentations.