Summer Teen Volunteer Program Texas Medical Center


    High school students between the ages of 15 and 17 are eligible to apply for the Summer Teen Volunteer program.

    Our teen volunteers have the opportunity to learn the importance of ethics and confidentiality, professional behavior and appearance, proper patient interaction - including age-specific competencies, infection control, fire safety and security.

    To Become a Teen Volunteer:

    • Apply using our online application here »
    • The deadline for applications is January 31st
    • The program lasts from June through July
    • All accepted Summer Teen volunteers must attend a one-day orientation (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), have a TB test on file and be able to pay the program fee of $50

    Program Details

    • You must be 15 years of age by June 1st in order to participate in the program
    • You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • All teen volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 50 hours of service within the six week program
    • College/general recommendations letters will be provided to those who serve 50 or more hours

    Volunteer Application

    The application period opens January 1, 2017.

    Contact Us

    Volunteer Services 
    Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center 
    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    6411 Fannin St. 
    Robertson Ste. 320.8 
    Houston, TX 77030

    Call us: (713) 704-4141 


My Introduction to Engineering (MITE) Summer Enrichment Program

  • My Introduction to Engineering (MITE)
    Summer Enrichment Program

    The Equal Opportunity in Engineering (EOE) Program at the Cockrell School of Engineering was established in 1970 to promote the recruitment and academic development of African American, Hispanic, and Native American students interested in pursuing careers in engineering.

    MITE is a free, six-day residential program that offers current high school juniorsthe opportunity to discover engineering through hands-on projects and interactions with engineering students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

    • MITE is open to students with strong interests in engineering, science, or math.

    • Outstanding African American, Hispanic, Native American and Native Hawaiian students are strongly encouraged to apply.

    • Student participants are housed in a campus dorm. All program expenses (including housing and food) are paid for, with the exception of travel to and from The University of Texas at Austin.

    • Students must be able to actively participate at one of our MITE Sessions.

      • June 4 - 9, 2017

      • June 18 - 24, 2017

    Encourage your students to apply! The application opens on February 1, 2017 and closes March 15, 2017. Visit our website for information on how to apply. Please forward this message to anyone who may know a student interested in applying.

UT MD Anderson Summer Program in Biomedical Sciences

    Interested in a career in the Allied Health Professions?
    The Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation sponsors a High School Summer Program in Biomedical Sciences at the School of Health Professions.
    Current Texas high school seniors that will graduate in Spring 2017 and enter college in Fall 2017 are eligible to apply.
    The program runs June 5-July 21, 2017.
    This seven-week exploratory program is for college-bound students that have recently graduated from a Texas high school.

High School Research at Science Park

  • High School Research at Science Park

    Summer and Academic Year Programs

    The Science Park High School Research Program offers academically talented high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge scientific research under the direction of faculty mentors at the Science Park campus in Smithville, TX.

    How to Apply

    Please complete this Internship Application and return it, two letters of recommendation from current or past teachers, and a copy of your official academic transcript to Chris Contreras via FAX or email.
    FAX: 512-237-2444

    Academic year program:
    Applications are being accepted from local high school students for the 2016-2017 academic year program. Please contact Ms. Chris Contreras with any questions via phone or email.
    Phone: 512-237-9425

    Summer program:
    The application period for the 2017 Summer program is from November 1, 2016  through February 1, 2017.  The 2017 SPCR will be held June 5, 2017 - August 11, 2017. Please contact Ms. Chris Contreras, as above, for more information.


UTMB Summer Biomedical Health Careers Academy


    Summer Biomedical Health Careers Academy

    Academy Information

    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:
    1. 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 Sciences.
    2. Learning about the educational requirements for these careers, how to academically prepare for them and admission processes.
    3. Shadowing role models and more!
    Please back here for summer 2017 application information coming soon!

UTMB Biomedical Research Training for High School Students


    Biomedical Research Training for High School Students

    Goal & Rationale
    The primary goal of this program is to provide a stimulating, active bench experience in scientific research for students in order to increase their familiarity with the scientific process and their motivation to pursue careers in research or science teaching. 
    This program addresses the critical need in the United States for more scientists and science teachers. UTMB is a major biomedical science center supporting more than 750 research projects, many of which are well suited for developing students with academic potential and encouraging them to pursue biomedical and scientific careers.
    Please check back here for summer 2017 Application information coming soon!