Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Community Engagement

Youth Programs

We contribute to several programs that engage young learners in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education activities and help them explore the many career opportunities in medicine and biomedical research.

Lurie Children's Internships

Our partners at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provide internships and mentoring opportunities to African-American, Latino and chronically ill Chicago public high school students.
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Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine and Healthcare

An online course that offers insight into healthcare career options and strategies for entering the workforce.
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Northwestern Medicine Discovery Program

Exposes high school students to a broad range of healthcare careers through activities such as tours, guest speakers, group discussions and hands-on projects.
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Northwestern Medicine Scholars Program

Enables outstanding high school students at Westinghouse College Prep to explore and be better prepared for potential careers in medicine as future physicians and biomedical scientists.

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Oncofertilty Saturday Academy

The academy lets high school girls explore reproductive science, cancer biology and oncofertility.
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PRISM

Promoting Inner-City Youth in Science and Medicine encourages youth to explore science and medicine career opportunities through mentor-guided, interactive educational opportunities and activities.

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Summer Research Programs

Undergraduate students spend their summers learning and working as active participants in cancer research.

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Women's Health Science Program

Targets high school girls in underserved communities who are considering careers in science and medicine, preparing them with knowledge and skills to become the next generation of women science leaders.
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