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BEYOND ALBERT, A High School Research Program

BEYOND ALBERT, A High School Research Program

Take advantage of an exciting, paid educational opportunity this summer. Bronx high school students aged 16 and up can work in labs of expert faculty members at Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center and learn scientific research skills through the BEYOND ALBERT (Bronx Einstein Youth Oncology Network Dedicated to Academic Learning, Biomedical Education and Research Training) high school program. In addition, students will explore methodologies used in research and learn about experiment design.

 

BEYOND ALBERT High School Program

 

Program Details

The BEYOND ALBERT program is an eight-week, full-time hands-on work experience. As a participant, you will attend Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The summer session for 2023 runs from June 28-August 25, 2023. 

Program activities include:

  • Career and professional development workshops
  • Laboratory bootcamp
  • Seminars led by Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center faculty, postdocs and students
  • Developing your own research presentations, with the opportunity to present your work to faculty.

Participant compensation includes:

  • $2,500 stipend for completing the program
  • Daily meal voucher
  • Metro card for transportation

Program Requirements

To take part in our high school research program, you must:

  • Attend all eight weeks
  • Attend each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Be responsible for your own transportation to and from campus
  • Take part in lab work and attend weekly information sessions and workshops

Participant Requirements

If you’re thinking about applying for the high school research program, consider these requirements. Students must:

  • Be at least 16 years old by the program start date
  • Be entering the 11th or 12th grade
  • Live and attend high school in the Bronx
  • Have a passion for science

Transportation: Getting to Einstein

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine campus is in the northeast section of the Bronx. The campus is easily accessible via public transportation.

How to Apply

Applying for the research program is easy. Submit your application form and materials to: beyondalbert@einsteinmed.edu.

  • Complete the application form
  • Have your parent or guardian complete and upload the parental permission form in English or Spanish
  • Include a copy of your high school transcript
  • Request one letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal, or assistant principal. Provide these instructions to your referee