High School Student Interns

The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School hosts a number of excellent high school intern research programs, as well as provides opportunities for students to intern with individual faculty.

High School Intern positions are independently arranged by students.  A directory of Rutgers, RBHS-NJMS Faculty can be found on the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School website. If interested in a specific high school program, please contact the Program Directors listed below. The procedures and policies must be followed to ensure that all minors receive appropriate instruction and supervision, have parental consent for their activites in an NJMS research laboratory, and that all activities are in compliance with the Rugers, The State University Protection of Minors Program.   Please use the following links to access the Rutgers University Policy for Protection of Minors ; Approval Process for High School Students to Intern; Guide to Working with Minors.

Eligibility:

  •   Students must be at least sixteen years of age.

  •   Must have a commitment from a Rutgers, RBHS-NJMS Facuty Member (as host)

  •   Must complete the Rutgers, RBHS-NJMS required consent forms.

Required Forms:

1.High School Proposal Form

2.High School Sponsorship Form

3.High School Parent Consent Insurance

For Laboratory and BioSafety Training, please use this link to access the Rutgers Environmental Health & Safety website:

Rutgers Environmental Health & Safety Office

Protection of Minors website:  Protection of Minors

All required forms must be submitted four (4) weeks prior to anticipated start date for processing. Completed forms should be sent to:

Ms. Giovanna Comer
Research Office
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School
185 S. Orange Avenue, MSB C-690
Newark, New Jersey  07101-1709
Telephone: 973-972-7090
E-mail: giovanna.comer@njms.rutgers.edu

BHS High School Programs

Program Website
Contact Information
Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP): Northeast Regional Alliance (NERA) MedPrep Scholars Program

Victor Marques

Office of Special Programs

New Jersey Medical School

Medical Science Building

Room B-624

Newark, New Jersey 07103

E-mail: marquevm@njms.rutgers.edu

Telephone: 973-972-3762

SMDEP - Summer Medical and Dental Education Program

Victor Marques

Office of Special Programs

New Jersey Medical School

Medical Science Building

Room B-624

Newark, New Jersey 07103

E-mail: marquevm@njms.rutgers.edu

Telephone: 973-972-3762

The Science, Medicine And Related Topics Program  (SMART Program)

Ms. Mercedes Padilla-Register

Office of Special Programs

New Jersey Medical School

MSB B-624

Newark, New Jersey 07103

E-mail:  mercedes.p.register@njms.rutgers.edu
Telephone: 973-972-3762