Skills Workshops

For High School Students  and Parents/Caregivers

This program, co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP), is designed for high school students and parents/caregivers. It provides them with information and guidance in areas such as application process for college, interviewing skills, and financial planning. A session for parents/caregivers is also offered.

The 2020 Skills Workshops will be held virtually and addresses the needs of high school students by providing concrete information on the skills needed for success in their academic career.  Webinar subject areas will cover topics addressed during the traditional in-person program and also includes information students and parents have indicated they need now. These topics include but are not limited to application process for college, crafting the college essay/personal statement, interviewing skills, financial planning, resume writing and internship opportunities.

Webinar Schedule:

Thursday, October 1: Getting into College – Part 1: How to Choose a College and Application Process
Thursday, October 8: Getting into College – Part 2: Essay and Personal Statement
Wednesday, October 14: Session for Parents/Caregivers
Thursday, October 22: Community College Pathways
Thursday, October 29: Finances and Your Education
Thursday, November 5: Interviewing Skills
Thursday, November 12: Tips for Resume and Cover Letter
Thursday, November 19: Internships and Summer Opportunities

All sessions take place from 5 PM to 6:30 PM.

For further information, please contact:
Hollie Borek DeSilva - Executive Director
Biomedical Science Careers Program