Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center sponsors several biomedical outreach programs for high school and college students considering careers in biomedical research and clinical practice. As part of our mission to “Change the Outcome,” we support a series of outreach activities to encourage the best and brightest students to pursue careers in biomedical research and pediatric healthcare.

High School Science Symposium

The High School Science Symposium is a one-day event for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing biomedical careers.

High School Senior Summer Internship Program

With the High School Senior Summer Internship Program, graduating high school seniors can learn more about careers in medicine and clinical research in this paid, part-time position.

Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students Program

The Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students Program (BRIMS) is a nine-week, full-time summer program offering high school seniors and college freshmen an opportunity to work in a Cincinnati Children’s research laboratory.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program offers undergraduate students a chance to explore opportunities in the laboratories of pediatric faculty in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Additional Opportunities

Cincinnati Children’s offers a variety of additional opportunities for high school students interested in pursuing biomedical careers.