« back to programs

Stanford Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills Summer Internship

Local Region:

South Bay

Location:

291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
view map

Phone:

650-723-2300

Contact Name:

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
Grades:
9-12
Fees / Stipend:
$5,950 fees
Dates:
Jun 25 - Aug 4, 2018
2 weeks
Description:
This summer internship is an elective course for high school and pre-med students that will provide exposure to the steps towards mastering basic and advance cardiothoracic surgery (e.g., knot tying, dissection, suturing, coronary artery bypass graft, and aortic valve replacements). Throughout this course, a strong emphasis will be placed on interactive, hands-on learning to achieve the following goals:

1. Providing ample hands-on practice of fundamental cardiothoracic surgery skills

2. Introduce and practice key cardiothoracic surgical procedures

*Information taken from program website
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Check official program website
Target Group:
The Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills and Education Center Stanford Summer Internship is designed to educate high school and pre-medical students considering careers in science, medicine, and public health in basic and advanced cardiovascular anatomy and physiology as well as medical and surgical techniques that will be utilized in pre-medical and medical school. This program is open to all students worldwide.
Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
# of Recommendations:
3
Other Materials:
1. Application General Information form 2. Resume/CV 3. Official copy of transcript from most recent high school or university 4. Official results of PSAT, SAT, or ACT scores (Not required but highly recommended) 5. A minimum of three letters of recommendation: There is a designated place in the application allowing you to request recommendation letters through email. The recommendation letter will appear on the online application once submitted by the reference person. 6. Short Essay #1: The Admission committee strongly encourages you to share unique, personally important, and/or challenging factors in your background, such as the quality of your early educational environment, socioeconomic status, or life or work experiences. Please discuss how such factors have influenced your goals and preparation for a career in medicine. Please limit to no more than 1,000 words. 7. Short Essay #2: Describe your reasons for pursuing a spot in the Cardiothoracic Summer Internship in relation to your long-term career goal. Please limit to no more than 1,000 words. 8. Application fee of $195 (collected through the online application via debit or credit card only)
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 3:13 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!