The core of Project Onramp is paid summer internships that give students from low-income backgrounds real work experience at life science companies throughout Massachusetts. Project Onramp also gives these students a full array of summer professional development and networking opportunities to help them thrive in the corporate world, both during the internship and beyond.
May 30, 2019
Internship Boot Camp, hosted by Vertex
Getting started on the right foot.
June 12, 2019
All About Mentoring, hosted by MassBio
The Massachusetts Mentoring Partnership teaches our students about mentor relationships.
June 26, 2019
Volunteer Service Project at Cradles to Crayons, Brighton
An afternoon of service at the Boston nonprofit, which provides homeless and low-income children with the essential items they need to thrive at home, at school and at play.
July 17, 2019
Giving and Receiving Feedback, hosted by MassBio
An afternoon program on an essential skill in the workplace – and an opportunity to provide feedback on Project Onramp.
July 31, 2019
Career Paths in the Life Sciences, hosted by Bristol-Myers Squibb
Looking beyond the summer, to an entire career.
August 14, 2019
Internship Showcase, hosted by Pfizer
Presentations about the summer’s internships, and a celebration of the progress our interns made. Also, resume reviews to prepare for next summer and beyond.
Project Onramp is ready to break down barriers and speed students from low-income backgrounds to success—while helping our member companies build the statewide labor pool and boost diversity.
- PROGRAM CONTACT:
- Lila Neel