For High School Students

Arthur Riggs Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute Summer Research Program
The Arthur Riggs Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute Summer Research Program provides high school and undergraduate students research exposure in the field of diabetes and metabolism.  All students are provided with opportunity for bench-work, lectureship and participation in a poster session.
Duarte Unified School District City of Hope Summer Mentorship Program
The Duarte Unified School District City of Hope Summer Mentorship Program is an incredible opportunity for high school students throughout the Los Angeles area to experience learning and working at City of Hope. For six weeks during the summer, students are be able to explore diverse careers including research, patient care and marketing technology. Students are carefully paired with mentors who share their interests. Participants will enjoy working in teams on challenging research projects, which are presented to the community at the end of the program.

Train, Educate and Accelerate Careers in Healthcare T.E.A.C.H.
If you’re a Duarte Unified School District High School student with an interest in IT, The T.E.A.C.H. Project can help you prepare for an attractive career in health care information technology. You’ll enroll in college level courses and earn credits towards a two-year associate’s degree in informational technology while still attending high school. City of Hope is proud to provide projects, training, internships and mentoring for students in the T.E.A.C.H. Project. This rigorous program provides excellent training to build a committed and diverse workforce for the growing needs of the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Contact City of Hope Human Resources at 626-256-HOPE (4673) for more information.

Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy
College students and exceptional high school students enjoy hands on research experience at the Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy. Participants choose their own biomedical research project based on their interests, work closely with mentors and peers, and gain invaluable skills that help prepare them for graduate and postdoctoral research. Students may also apply for the National Cancer Institute CURE program for underrepresented students or the CIRM Creativity Awards program for high school students. Watch "We're Really Close to a Breakthrough" Student Parody »

The STEM Training and Education Program
The STEP builds on the foundation set by the San Gabriel Valley (SGV) Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA). The STEM Training and Education Program (STEP) is a STEM education and outreach program based at City of Hope. The goal of this program is to expose students, especially those in our local communities, to STEM through interactive and realistic experiences.