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Summer Programs for Undergraduates

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Peter Blain,
Program Coordinator

Baystate Medical Center offers two different 10-week summer programs for college undergraduates who are residents of Hampden or Hampshire counties in Massachusetts.

Both programs focus on research, and are for undergraduate students interested in a career in public health, medicine, or other healthcare profession.

Application deadline is January 11, 2019. (Letters of recommendation will be accepted until January 18, 2019.)

Baystate Summer Academy

  • Designed to provide students with a core understanding of public health and medical research practices
  • For rising freshmen, sophomores and juniors
  • Meets once a week on Tuesday evenings for 10 weeks
  • No stipend provided
    > Baystate Summer Academy: Application and details

Summer Scholars Program

  • Aims to introduce students to a career in health care
  • For rising juniors and seniors
  • Requires up to 32 hours per week during the 10-week program
  • Paid as a per diem employee
    > Summer Scholars: Application and details