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MGH Youth Scholar Alumni

This program takes alumni of the MGH Youth Scholars Program through continued learning and professional development at MGH.

Overview

This program takes Alumni of the MGH Youth Scholars Program through continued learning and professional development at Mass General. This accomplished Alumni cohort uses their high school zeal for STEM subjects in health and science to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees in these fields.

About this Program

During the summer, the Alumni work at MGH in paid positions that connect to their fields of study and interest. They engage in networking opportunities with MGH employees and attend a series of guest speaker luncheons with department leadership. Together the Alumni build strong, supportive connections through their shared experiences and fearless drive to achieve success in their chosen careers.

2015 Outcomes

  • 100% of the MGH Youth Scholars graduated from high school, 96% matriculated to college, and 87%  persisted in college after their freshman year.
  • 30 Alumni students were hired and mentored by 28 MGH supervisors.

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