This experience provides a venue for high school students in the greater Galveston
County area to explore the wide variety of biomedical and health careers available
at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Participants in the career academy will spend five, full days on campus:
- Exploring various careers through tours, presentations and a variety of hands-on
activities in state-of-the-art learning facilities in UTMB’s School of Nursing,
School of Medicine, School of Health Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical
- Learning about the educational requirements for these careers, how to academically
prepare for them and admission processes.
- Shadowing role models and more!
Open to all high school students who will be 16 years old by academy start date
and who have at least a 2.5 grade point average on a four-point scale. Must have
transportation to and from campus. Housing not provided.
The cost is free, but class size is very limited.
You must complete and submit the online application, as well as mail/fax the supporting
documentation by the indicated deadlines. The supporting documentation includes
the Participation Agreement, Parental Consent Form, Information Release Statement,
and Recommendation Forms. Incomplete applications will
not be considered.
11:59:00 PM Friday, April 26, 2013
5:00:00 PM Friday, May 03, 2013
Completed documentation should be faxed (409-772-9116) or mailed to:
Alicia C. Simmons
Summer Biomedical Health Careers Academy
UTMB Office of Educational Outreach / Science Education
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1110