2021 Call for Applicants Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program (SMDP)
What is SMDP?
The one year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse students (Baccalaureate, Master or Ph.D.) and early career researchers with industry mentors who work at companies in the medical technology, biotechnology and consumer healthcare industries.
With their mentors, Scholars attend a 5-day training session to learn about career opportunities in industry and receive career development coaching. They also attend a major industry conference.
Who may apply?
Baccalaureate, graduate, Ph.D. students or Post-Doctoral researchers from racial and ethnic groups (Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, African Americans and Native Americans), underrepresented in the medical technology, biotechnology and consumer healthcare workforce.
Applicants must be eligible to work permanently in the United States without needing a visa or sponsorship.
The program application form lists the disciplines and skills we seek for each sector.
Applications are due April 11th