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Middle and High School Experiences!





High School Students

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

Applications Open: Monday, March 25th, 2019
Deadline to Apply: Monday, May 1st , 2019

M.I.N.D.S is a 6-week paid internship for underrepresented high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Interns will learn about different medical professions, health disparities in New Jersey, and the social determinants of health.

Accepted interns will receive:

  • $1, 200 stipend
  • CPR/BLS and Narcan Certification
  • SAT Prep for 1 year
  • Hands on experience in a hospital setting
  • Field trips to community organizations, universities, and more

Eligible Candidates:

  • Must begin their junior or senior year in September 2019
  • Must identify as African American, Latinos/Hispanic American, and Native American (American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian), first generation, OR financially disadvantaged
  • Must complete an application
  • Must submit an unofficial transcript with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must provide 1 recommendation letter from a teacher, principal, guidance counselor, or community leader
  • Must submit a 500 word essay that answers the prompt, "Why are you interested in pursuing a career in medicine?"

Competitive applicants will be scheduled for an in-person interview. Accepted applicants will be notified by June 3rd.

Statistics from the 2018 Application Pool: